Ranji Trophy 2022-23: Fighter Hanuma Vihari bats left-handed after getting his elbow fractured against MP

Hanuma Vihari batted left-handed in the Ranji Trophy 2022-23 quarter-final match against Madhya Pradesh after fracturing his wrist on Day 1.

Koushik Biswas
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Hanuma Vihari is a special player and a fighter. We all have witnessed his fighting inning against Australia helping India win the historic Border-Gavaskar trophy. His passion and grit remain the same for his home team Andhra in the ongoing Ranji Trophy 2022-23.

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The Andhra captain fractured his left wrist on Day 1, from a bouncer from Avesh Khan. Vihari had to retire hurt on 16 on the first day of the match, and came back to bat after the ninth wicket of Andhra was down on Day 2.

Andhra was 353/9 when Hanuma joined Lalith Mohan and marked a left-handed stance to surprise everyone. He started batting with one hand and left balls well. Vihari added 11 runs from 19 deliveries batting left-handed as he took his team 379/9 at lunch on Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy 2022-23 Quarter-final match between MP and Anhra.

Earlier, Ricky Bhui (149) and Karan Shinde (110) scored brilliant hundreds to take Andhra out of trouble. Anubhav Agarwal took four wickets for Madhya Pradesh.

Bcci Domestic Ranji Trophy Hanuma Vihari