Washington Sundar joins Lancashire for the current season | Cricket News

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Washington Sundar has joined Lancashire for the current county season.©UKTN

Lancashire Cricket announced on Wednesday the signing of Indian all-rounder Washington Sundar for the upcoming 50th Anniversary Cup and a number of County Championship matches, depending on his fitness. Sundar, who has already represented India in all three international formats, will join the Lancashire squad next month after his work visa is approved. The all-rounder is currently undergoing a period of rehabilitation with BCCI, having suffered an injury during the recently concluded Indian Premier League season.

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“Lancashire Cricket are delighted to confirm the signing of India international, Washington Sundar. Following approval of his UK visa, Washington will arrive in the country and join his new team-mates at Emirates Old Trafford next month,” Lancashire said. Cricket in a statement.

Sundar also expressed his excitement after joining Lancashire, saying playing county cricket for the first time would be a great learning curve for him.

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“I am extremely excited to play county cricket for the first time with Lancashire Cricket. Playing under English conditions will be a great experience for me and I look forward to playing at Emirates Old Trafford,” he said.

“I want to thank both Lancashire Cricket and BCCI for making this opportunity happen and I look forward to joining the team next month.”

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Sundar will become the sixth Indian player to play for Lancashire, joining Farokh Engineer, Murali Kartik, Dinesh Mongia, VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly.

So far Sundar has played four Tests, as many ODIs and 31 T20Is for Team India.

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