India all-rounder Washington Sundar, on Saturday, remained unbeaten on 96 as the host bundled out for 365 to register a 160-run lead against England during day three of the fourth and final Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Sundar, agonisingly close to what would have been his maiden Test century, saw three wickets – Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Siraj – fall in a matter of only five deliveries while being stuck at the non-striker’s end.
He would have been only the fourth batsman after Yasir Shah, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mehidy Hasan to score a hundred while batting at eight or lower in the World Test Championship (WTC).
The highlight of his impressive knock came in the first ball of the 98th over when Sundar put on his dancing shoes to go downtown and greet Dom Bess with a huge six. He even took the very next delivery on the full to hit a glorious drive through…