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Secret behind the name ‘Washington’ Sundar

RPS all-rounder Washington Sundar has been one the emerging players in the 10th season of IPL. Apart from his match-winning performance, the Chennai-born created a buzz that is due to his unusual name. Washington's father, M Sundar ended the curiosity among fans and revealed the story behind his son's unusual name. “Two streets away from my home in Triplicane lived an ex-army man called P.D. Washington, took a liking for cricket and my game. I was poor, and he would buy a uniform for me, pay my school fee, get me books, take me to the ground in his cycle and constantly encourage me," M Sundar said. The bonding was strong between Sundar and P.D Washington, and due to this, he decided to name his first child after his benefactor.

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