Hanuma Vihari

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Hanuma Vihari
Personal information
Full nameGade Hanuma Vihari
Born (1993-10-13) 13 October 1993 (age 25)
Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
RoleBatting all-rounder
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 292)7 September 2018 v England
Last Test14 December 2018 v Australia
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2010–2016Hyderabad
2013, 2015Sunrisers Hyderabad
2017–presentAndhra
Career statistics
Competition Test FC List A T20
Matches 2 67 64 65
Runs scored 76 5,422 2,579 1,219
Batting average 25.33 59.58 46.89 21.38
100s/50s 0/1 15/28 4/16 0/4
Top score 56 302* 169 81
Balls bowled 195 1,627 888 360
Wickets 5 22 16 21
Bowling average 20.40 39.27 42.56 20.90
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 n/a
Best bowling 3/37 3/17 3/31 3/21
Catches/stumpings 0/0 66/1 20/0 27/2
Source: Cricinfo, 1 December 2018

Hanuma Vihari (born 13 October 1993) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Andhra in Indian domestic cricket. A right-handed batsman and occasional right arm off break bowler, he was a member of the India Under-19 cricket team that won the 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Australia.[1] He made his Test debut for India in September 2018.

Domestic career[edit]

Vihari played for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League in 2013. In one of the league matches against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Hyderabad, Vihari opened the bowling as an off-spinner and removed Chris Gayle for just 1. He also scored an unbeaten 46 in the same match while chasing. Sunrisers ultimately won this match through a super-over.

Vihari was responsible for one-third of Hyderabad's total in the innings against Andhra in 2013/14 Ranji Trophy opener at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. He scored 75 in the first innings before being dismissed by Stephen then scored unbeaten 68 runs.

In October 2017, he scored his first triple century, making 302 not out for Andhra against Odisha in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy.[2] He was the leading run-scorer for Andhra in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy, with 752 runs in six matches.[3]

In October 2018, he was named in India B's squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy.[4]

International career[edit]

In August 2018, he was called up to India's Test squad for the final two Tests against England.[5] He made his Test debut against England on 7 September 2018.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India Under-19s Squad". Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Vihari's triple-hundred propels Andhra". ESPN Cricinfo. 15 October 2017. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Ranji Trophy, 2017/18: Andhra batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Rahane, Ashwin and Karthik to play Deodhar Trophy". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  5. ^ "India call up Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari for last two Tests in England". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  6. ^ "5th Test, India tour of Ireland and England at London, Sep 7-11 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 7 September 2018.

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