It was in the second innings of the Sydney Test when Indian cricket crew was battling to remain above water ,after the excusals of Rishabh Pant and Cheteshwar Pujara. The nation went to middle order batsmen Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin with the expectations of not losing the match.
While Ashwin was coping up with his own medical concerns, Vihari, who was in noticeable uneasiness at the earliest reference point of his innings, was seen with gauzes folded over his thigh as his hamstring had totally surrendered. Each progression he took was obviously difficult.
Netizens applauded the spirit of the two batsmen and the partnership of the two players.
Vihari was obviously not in structure to play but he survived the dangerous Australian bowling attack instead of returning to the dressing room . Vihari had scored only six runs off 100 deliveries. The individuals who comprehended the game and comprehended the circumstance, commended the batsman’s assurance and tolerance to keep his excruciating innings alive.
While others like Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Babul Supriyo felt it was a ‘complete waste of time ‘ and that Vihari had indeed ‘killed’ the sport of cricket.
He took to his twitter handle and posted: ” Playing 109 balls to score 7 !That is atrocious to say the least•Hanuma Bihari has not only killed any Chance for India to achieve a historic win but has also murdered Cricket.. not keeping win an option, even if remotely, is criminal. PS: I know that I know nothing abt cricket “
Have a look at his post below:
It seems that Babul forgot the correct spelling of the player’s name . Upon his post , Vihari gave a savage reply . Rather than getting in a battle of words and clarifying why he did what he did, Vihari essentially adjusted the spelling of his name in the answer and that was all that could possibly be needed for his supporters to go head over heels for him.
Checkout his reply below:
Twitterati gave their reactions and commended Vihari’s tweet:
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