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New Delhi. Team India all-rounder Washington Sundar has said that he is preparing himself for the upcoming ODI World Cup to be held in India next year. Sundar missed out on making it to the T20 World Cup this year, but has been recalled to the limited-overs squad and has done well with both bat and ball in the opportunities he has got so far. Sundar is working on improving ‘power hitting’ as per the requirement of the team for next year’s ODI World Cup.
Washington Sundar, known for his ‘timing and placement’ in batting, has played some sharp innings. He recently scored an aggressive half-century on the New Zealand tour, while the Sunrisers Hyderabad player played a memorable 14-ball 40 against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). On the eve of the third ODI against Bangladesh, this player said, “For the last few years, I am getting such a role (fast batting). It requires a special kind of batting and I am working accordingly.”
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This left-handed batsman said, “Batting on that order is as needed. I am working on that. Washington is happy that their hard work is now paying off. He said, “I am happy that in the last few months I got good results of my hard work. Hopefully, I will be able to continue doing well in the times to come. Will be able to perform in any sequence or circumstances.
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This Tamil Nadu player said, “The last match was a great opportunity for me. Looking at the World Cup next year, I want to be the kind of player who can play in any position, in any combination, wherever the team requires. I want to be the kind of player that the team can use wherever they want.”
The all-rounder, who took five wickets in the opening two matches of the series, said, “I want to be able to contribute to my potential, contribute in such a way that the team can win most of the matches and ultimately be successful in the World Cup.” . I just want to live in the present and keep doing well, keep getting better in every aspect of the game.”
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 09, 2022, 21:35 IST