#Washington Sundar

12 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Sundar scored 85 runs in the first innings of the first Test, while leaving the crease for a duck in the second. (Photo credit: Instagram/@washisundar555)

  • Washington Sundar was unable to pick up a wicket in the 1st India vs England Test
  • He will be facing tough competition from fellow spinner Kuldeep Yadav
  • Axar Patel could not play in the first Test due to a knee injury

10 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Washington Sundar (left) would be a better fit as a T20 bowler than a Test bowler, Sunil Gavaskar opined. (Photo credit: Twitter/@Sundarwashi5)

  • Washington Sundar remained undefeated in the first innings, scoring 85 runs from 138 balls
  • He had a strike rate of 61.59
  • The all-rounder, however, did not take any wicket

8 Feburary
India's Washington Sundar celebrates after scoring half century during the 4th day of first cricket test match between India and England, at MA Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Washington Sundar is the eighth Indian batsman to hit 50+ on debut both at home and away
  • Sundar and Ashwin also made a 3rd 50 runs partnership involving all-rounders in Tests
  • India has crossed the 300+ mark and now has a trail of 270 runs

6 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Virat Kohli was left unimpressed with Rohit Sharma's fielding efforts. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Rohit Sharma dropped Dominic Bess in the 175th over of the England innings
  • Ben Stokes' reaction to the dropped-catch highlighted how easy the catch was
  • Former England captain Michael Vaughan trolled the Indian batsman for the dropped-catch

6 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Joe Root's dismissal was Shahbaz Nadeem's second wicket of the innings. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • Skipper Joe Root scored his fifth Test double century
  • Root and Ben Stokes stitched together a 124-run partnership for the fourth wicket
  • Ishant Sharma took two wickets in as many balls

5 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
The young gloveman's antics have been in the spotlight since his short banter with Australian skipper Tim Paine during India's 2018-19 tour Down Under. ( Photo credit: PTI Photo)

  • Pant's comment was caught on the stumps mic
  • The Indian cricket board tweeted a video of the incident
  • The left-handed batsman was trying to lift up the spirits of the Indian fielders

5 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Indian pacer Ishant Sharma last played a Test match against New Zealand in February 2020. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Shahbaz Nadeem has been selected after Axar Patel was ruled out with a knee injury
  • Dan Lawrence has been included in England's playing XI after the wrist injury to Zak Crawley
  • England won the toss and chose to bat

4 Feburary
Virat Kohli had flown back home after the first Test concluded, being eventually witness to the birth of his daughter. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • 'Being a father has been and will remain the greatest moment in my life', Kohli said
  • He specifically highlighted the Shardul Thakur-Washington Sundar partnership as an important turning point
  • The first Test between India and England begins on February 5

4 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
England have come freshly off their series win in Sri Lanka. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India's Test series win in Australia has majorly featured young players taking up crucial roles 
  • England have won the recent Test series against Sri Lanka 
  • Both teams feature several young faces for the upcoming series 

23 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to make the announcement. (Photo credit: Twitter/@MahindraRise)

  • Mohammed Siraj, T Natarajan and Navdeep Saini will be getting the SUV
  • Thar will also be gifted to Washington Sundar, Shubman Gill and Shardul Thakur
  • 'They’ve made it possible for future generations of youth in India to dream', Anand Mahindra wrote