Washington Sundar is living a dream at the moment. Having impressed Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Steve Smith while playing for Rising Pune Supergiant during last edition, the spin bowling all-rounder is gearing up to share the dressing room with none other than India captain Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers after being picked by RCB for Rs 3.3 crore.
"I am delighted to have been picked up by RCB. I am a big fan of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. It will be a priceless experience to play with them after having played alongside MS Dhoni for (Rising) Pune Supergiant last year," Washington told PTI during an interaction.
He also said playing being part of the Bengaluru franchise would be a blessing as he could learn new things by watching the stalwarts at close quarters.
"Having played with MSD in last year's IPL and imbibed a lot of good things and now I feel it will be a blessing to be in Kohli's team. I can learn a lot by watching them from close quarters," Washington, whose base price was Rs 1.5 crore, added.
His aim is to improve as much as possible now that he has been dropped from the Indian limited overs team after just one series. "My aim is to keep improving and perform to the best of my ability in every opportunity I get," he added.
The youngster, who was picked up by RPS last year as replacement for his illustrious state-mate Ravichandran Ashwin, impressed in IPL-10 and ha...