Washington Sundar out for at least the next two games for SRH with a hand injury

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Washinton Sundar will likely miss SRH’s next two games | Photo IPL/BCCI

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Washington Sundar had injured his hand in the IPL 2022 match against Gujarat Titans.
  • Sundar will likely miss the franchise’s next two games.
  • The versatile spin bowler has been an important figure for SRH, both with the bat and the ball.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) versatile Washington Sundar is likely to miss at least two games with a hand injury. The Sunrisers finally found their way back to the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL), winning their last two games after losing the first two. However, SundarThe team’s absence could be a blow to their buyout plans.

Sundar, who has produced strong performances for the franchise so far in IPL 2022, suffered a bowling injury against Gujarat Titans on Monday. After conceding 47 runs in three overs against Rajasthan Royals, Sundar won 4 wickets in the next three games while maintaining a save rate of less than 6.00. Even with the bat, Sundar produced some nice cameos lower down the order.

Against Gujarat Titans on Monday, Sundar couldn’t complete the 4 overs quota. In the three overs he played, Sundar had conceded just 14 runs. Although SRH won the match, Sundar’s injury became a concern.

“Washington tore the strap on his right hand, between his thumb and index finger,” the SRH head coach said. Tom Moody said after the game. “We have to monitor this over the next two or three days. Hopefully it’s not a heavy blow. I imagine it would probably take about a week or so to set up.

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Sundar wasn’t the only one injured in the match against Gujarat. Top hitter Rahul Tripathi was also injured on the field. Speaking of Tripathi, Moody confirmed the injury was not serious.

“He’s fine, he’s just cramped,” Moody said. “It’s wet conditions and we run him to hot spots, so he covers a lot of ground in the first two or three overs. That’s something we might have to look at to make sure we get the most out of it. of him with the bat, because obviously he is a very valuable player for us.

With two wins from four matches, SRH are currently ranked 8th in the IPL 2022 points table. They will next face Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Friday.

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