Washington Sundar is congratulated for his five-wicket haul.© Twitter
India all-rounder Washington Sundar took a five-wicket haul on his County Championship debut for Lancashire towards Northamptonshire. Having taken 4 on Day 1 of the match, the off-spinner claimed one other scalp on Day 2 to register his maiden five-wicket haul in County cricket. Having picked the wickets of Will Young, Rob Keogh, Ryan Rickleton and Tom Taylor on Day 1, he dismissed Northamptonshire’s top-scorer Lewis McManus to finish his five-wicket haul. He completed the innings with glowing figures of 5/76.
Watch: Washington Sundar’s 5-wicket haul for Lancashire towards Northamptonshire
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Sundar’s heroics helped Lancashire bowl their opponents out for 235.
However, Northamptonshire got here again robust with the ball and skittled Lancashire out for simply 132.
Pacer Jack White was the decide of the bowlers with 5 wickets. Sundar failed with the bat, scoring simply 2 earlier than being trapped LBW by White.
Northamptonshire then misplaced an early wicket of their second essay as they went to Stumps at 25/1, main their opponents by 128 runs.
Sundar was not the one Indian who shone within the County Championship.
Pacer Navdeep Saini additionally claimed a five-wicket haul for Kent towards Warwickshire.
Cheteshwar Pujara, in the meantime, continued his dream run for Sussex as he introduced up his third double-century of the season from simply seven matches. He fell for 231 towards Middlesex.
The veteran India batter has scored 5 centuries in seven matches for Sussex.
Umesh Yadav was bowling for Middlesex within the match, however he did not get a single wicket.
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