CM – Washington Sundar is highly praised by badminton ace Saina Nehwal


India’s top badminton player Saina Nehwal highlighted the eyelashes of Indian cricketer Washington Sundar for special praise.

Published: April 14, 2021 18:57 |

Last updated: April 14, 2021 6:57 p.m.

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Indian cricketer Washington Sundar (L) and Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal (File Photo | PTI and EPS)

NEW DELHI: India’s top badminton player Saina Nehwal batting an eye on Wednesday of Indian cricketer Washington Sundar for special praise and tweeted: « People don’t know, but besides badminton I’m also a big cricket fan. Especially plays in India. I’ve seen the brilliant performances of @ sundarwashi5 on the last series, and it was so much fun to see. « 

The Tamil Nadu player, originally selected as the Net Bowler for the 2020/21 India tour in Australia, won an unexpected test cap at the Gabba after a A string of injuries to several players had left the crowd very exhausted.

Sundar not only picked up Steve Smith’s wicket, but also scored 62 points in his first Test innings to bring Shardul Thakur up to a crucial 123 to achieve seventh wicket, which greatly helped India win the competition and destroy the myth that Australia was invincible in Brisbane.

During the Test series against England recently, Sundar amassed 181 runs in four innings, being his highest was unbeaten 96er.

In response, Sundar thanked Saina for her ‘kind words’ and said: « It’s good to hear such inspiring words from you! »

« @ sundarwashi5 You’re welcome! What keeps you up to date Let me see your playlist! « Nehwal tweeted.

To which Sundar replied, » As you know, focusing on & is key when it comes to cricket. The music keeps me going here! We are currently listening to the loop: Better now by mail Malone & Oruvan Oruvan Mudalali from Thalaivar !! « 

Although Sundar played in the opening game of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) against Mumbai Indians (MI), in which he only scored 10 runs didn’t have a great innings, the encouraging words of the ace shuttle in the second match against Sunrisers Hyderabad might well motivate him today. That is when he plays in the XI.

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