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Chelsea Star Mason Mount Lavishes Praise on Indian Cricketers Shubman Gill and Washington Sundar

Ali Shibil Roshan
Mount has arguably been Chelsea's best player this season
Mount has arguably been Chelsea's best player this season / Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images

Chelsea attacker Mason Mount has lavished praise on 'two exciting' Indian cricketers Shubman Gill and Washington Sundar.

In episode 9 of Certified Chelsea, Mount, who has arguably been the Blues' best player this season, revealed he likes the Indian cricket team and that he watches their highlights. The England international then singled out Gill and Sundar for praise, while also stating they have a 'very exciting team'.

"I like the Indian cricket team. Whenever I have time, I watch highlights," the 22-year-old said. "India has good, young cricketers coming through - Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar; two exciting players."

Mount also sent a heartfelt message to Indian Chelsea fans, thanking them for them support. He said: "Thank you. It means so much, especially during this difficult time. Stay strong, we will get through it and I hope to see them back at the Bridge."

Meanwhile, Mount, who won the UEFA Champions League with Chelsea and has been nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year award this season, will now be hoping to taste European glory with England national team, with the Blues attacker one of the 26 players that coach Gareth Southgate has named in his final squad for Euro 2020.