Washington Sundar is all set to make his Test debut when the series decider gets underway at the Gabba on Friday.
Both India and Australia are locked 1-1 in what has been a dramatic series of fortune swings so far. India, though, has been hit by a spate of injuries. R. Ashwin, during his heroic match-saving knock in Sydney, grappled with a sore back which makes him a doubtful starter in what is a back-to-back Test at the Gabba.
And then, the in-form Ravindra Jadeja is already out of the Test with a dislocated finger.
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A success story in Twenty20 cricket for India so far, the lanky Washington has a fair record in first class cricket with 532 runs and 30 wickets in 12 matches. His highest score of 159 came at the top of the order for Tamil Nadu and he is used to bowling long spells for Tamil Nadu with his off-spin…