INDIA VS AUSTRALIA: DREAM COME TRUE FOR T. NATARAJAN AND WASHINGTON SUNDAR IN THE 4th TEST!

The fourth test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy has brought gifts to two young Indian cricketers name T. Natarajan and Washington Sundar. Both players have made their debut in the longest format of the game amid injuries in the Indian squad.

T. Natarajan has worn the 300th test cap and Sundar has registered himself as the 310th test player for India

An injurious show is running for team India in Australia Tour. The team has already lost its key players due to injuries and players are chosen from the squad which is here to train the team. That squad includes Washington Sundar and T. Natarajan and they are now playing the final test at Gabba.

It is said well that opportunity arises in adversity and Indian cricket is adversely affected due to injuries. But these injuries give the chance to Natarajan and Sundar to make their debut in the whites of India.

Fast Bowler T. Natarajan made his debut in T-20i format and the ODI format last month ago and he is now the all-format player for India. On the other hand, right-arm Off break bowler Sundar also becomes the newest test member for the team and he is also now the all-format player for India.

T. Natarajan has replaced Jasprit Bumrah who is struggling with an abdominal strain and has proven himself worthy. The left-arm pacer scappled two wickets on day one of a test match. He caught Marnus Labuschagne and Matthew Wade. 

Here the moment when this young lad got his cap from bowling coach Bharat Arun,

Well, Washington Sundar is selected in place of R. Ashwin. On his debut, the off-spinner has got the wicket of mighty Steve Smith and has opened his account. 

Here you will see how he becomes 301st player, 

There is a quick fact you need to know that T. Natarajan is the first Indian player to make his debut in all three formats of the game in the same tour. Overall if we look around, he is the 17th player to do so in the world. 

He is second after Bhuvneshwar Kumar to make his debut in all formats in the same season. On the other side of the coin, spinner Sundar who was the net bowler in the training sessions has made his spot. Besides his t-20 performance, his first-class career is also fantastic. He has made 532 runs and has scappled 30 wickets in his 12 matches.

Conclusion

They can prove themselves as a blessing in disguise. If you think about Natarajan who was unknown to most of us six months ago is now in the mouth of everyone. I wish the two debutants and the Indian team a great match.

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