Akash Replaced Injured Washington in RCB
By Tanushka Gain
on Mon Aug 30 2021
Washington Sundar has been ruled out of the UAE leg of IPL 2021 due to a finger injury. Royal Challengers Bangalore have replaced Bengal medium pacer Akash Deep in his place.
In a statement, RCB confirmed the development and also named a replacement in form of Bengal cricketer Akash Deep.
Washington suffered a finger injury on his right hand after he was hit by a sharp lifter from Mohammad Siraj in a warm-up game between the county selection XI and the Indians, just ahead of the five-match Test series against England. He was later taken for an X-ray and the result confirmed the fracture. The off-spinning all-rounder has been a part of the RCB set-up since the start of the 2018 season.
RCB said that “Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Washington Sundar has been ruled out of the remainder of IPL 2021 due to a finger injury. Akash Deep, a state cricketer from Bengal and with the franchise, has named net bowler Akash Deep as his replacement. It has been done,” RCB said. a release.
Meanwhile, 24-year-old Akash Deep made his T20 debut in March 2019. and took 21 wickets at 16.35 in the shortest format of the game. He took 4 for 35 against Hyderabad in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy this year.