Snubbed by IPL franchises, Hanuma Vihari flies to England for County cricket

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Hanuma Vihari

At the same time as all the India cricket workforce gamers, together with Check specialist Cheteshwar Pujara, gear up for this season’s Indian Premier League, middle-order batsman Hanuma Vihari flew to England on Sunday to hitch County workforce Warwickshire.

A supply confirmed that the batsman will play not less than three video games for the County earlier than becoming a member of the Indian workforce for the World Check Championship ultimate in opposition to New Zealand that might be performed from June 18-22.

The Hyderabad batsman, who was ignored at this yr’s IPL public sale has been upset after not one of the franchises picked him for the bottom worth of Rs 1 crore although he has been an everyday a part of the Check workforce.

Vihari helped India draw the third Check in opposition to Australia in Sydney after a gritty present that noticed him rating unbeaten 23 off 161 balls in near 4 hours on the fifth and ultimate day.

Vihari, like Pujara previously, has been given the chilly shoulder by franchises and never picked by them since he’s thought of a Check specialist. Pujara too would fly to England previously to play County cricket within the absence of IPL contract previously. This yr although, the India Check No. three acquired a contract for Rs 50 lakh with Chennai Tremendous Kings and has determined to remain again and never fly to England.

Vihari has performed IPL for the Hyderabad and Delhi franchises previously. The final time he featured in IPL was in 2019, when he performed simply two matches.

The precise-handed batsman who missed the fourth and ultimate Check in opposition to Australia because of torn hamstring returned dwelling and underwent remedy.

He represented Andhra as captain within the Vijay Hazare one-dayers and endured a string a disappointing performances. He scored 65 within the first match however adopted it with scores of two, 2, 1, four and zero.

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