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Hanuma Vihari played with a broken hand, risking his career. 

Ranji Trophy:

Hanuma Vihari, a senior batter for Andhra Pradesh, is receiving a lot of appreciation from the cricket community for his bravery during the current Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Madhya Pradesh and the reigning champions, Madhya Pradesh.

Vihari, the captain of Andhra Pradesh, was scoring 27 runs off 57 deliveries in the first innings when he hurt his arm while attempting to avoid a short delivery by Madhya Pradesh bowler Avesh Khan. During the first inning, the right-handed batsman shattered his left wrist. The first inning saw 379 runs scored for Andhra Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh was dismissed for 228 runs in response.


Hanuma Vihari

Hanuma Vihari bats with a broken hand


In the second innings, Andhra Pradesh’s batsmen again had a dreadful performance and were in trouble at 76/9 when Hanuma Vihari, who was injured, stepped outside to bat at No. 10.

In the second inning, he batted with a fractured left wrist and only used one hand to make contact. With the aid of three boundaries, the right-handed batter managed to score 15 runs off 16 balls during this time while only using one hand to control the bat in order to conceal a fractured wrist. Just four of Andhra’s 11 batsmen scored in double digits, and shockingly, Hanuma Vihari was among them.


Hanuma Vihari

Hanuma Vihari


After the game, Vihari spoke with former India opener Aakash Chopra about his outstanding performance for Andhra. Vihari stated that the team physiotherapist repeatedly advised him not to bat, but he persisted in his decision to represent the squad.


Hanuma Vihari

Hanuma Vihari


Having made his last performance in July of the previous year against England in the delayed fifth test, Vihari is currently out of favour with the Indian side in the longest format. The batter is nonetheless upbeat about making a comeback.


Twitter users praised Vihari for his bravery. Vihari’s bravery was noted by R Ashwin, who praised him.”Vihari is a true fighter. I can guarantee!”

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