Indore: Andhra Pradesh captain Hanuma Vihari’s bravery as he batted with one hand in the quarter-final against Madhya Pradesh has been praised by social media.
Vihari gained attention by batting despite breaking his right wrist after being hit by the ball. On the first day at the Holkar Stadium on Tuesday, Vihari injured his wrist when he was hit by a bouncer thrown by Josht Khan while batting at the Holkar Stadium. The player felt severe pain and returned without finishing the innings. Vihari scored 16 runs off 37 balls. On examination, it was found that the star’s wrist was broken. The team doctor had also prescribed six weeks of rest to heal the injury. But Vihari did not return. A right-handed batsman, Vihari continued to bat as a left-handed batsman. He was batting with one hand with a bandage around his broken hand. Vihari added 26 runs for the tenth wicket in a partnership with Lalit Mohan, the last batsman. Vihari scored 11 runs off 19 balls on the second day.
On the first ball after lunch, Saramsh traps Jain Vihari in front of the wicket. The Andhra captain left the crease with 27 runs off 57 balls. Two years ago, Vihari saved India from defeat by overcoming severe muscle strain in the Test held in Sydney. Following the huge goal set by Australia, Hanuma Vihari and R. Ashwin too. They continued for 43 overs. Centuries from his teammates Ricky Bhui (149 off 250 balls with one six and 18 fours) and Karan Shinde (110 off 264 balls with two sixes and 12 fours) pleased in the face of Hanuma Vihari’s heroics.