Hanuma Vihari Has 'Murdered' Cricket With His Slow Knock In The Sydney Test: Babul Supriyo

Hanuma Vihari Has ‘Murdered’ Cricket With His Slow Knock In The Sydney Test: Babul Supriyo

Hanuma Vihari, Babul Supriyo
Hanuma Vihari. Image Credits: Twitter

Member of Parliament from Asansol, Babul Supriyo has fired shots at Indian batsman, Hanuma Vihari for his slow innings against Australia on the final day of the Sydney Test. Babul Supriyo has blamed Hanuma Vihari for not taking up to the task and helping India win but only go for a draw.

Notably, the Indian cricket team salvaged a draw from the most clutch situations against Australia in the Sydney Test on Monday. R Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari pulled off a miraculous stint at the crease on Day 5 of the Sydney Test. Both the batsmen salvaged a draw for team India in conditions quite daunting. The two batsmen came at a crucial time when two Indian batsmen, who were cruising to the total, were dismissed by the Aussies. Then, they had a blockathon on the crease as they faced 259 balls and scored 62 runs between them.

Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, India, Australia
Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin [Image Credits: Twitter]

Babul Supriyo Takes Aim At Hanuma Vihari For His Slow Knock Against Australia

Babul Supriyo took to Twitter on Monday and wrote, “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”

Babul Supriyo, Hanuma Vihari
Babul Supriyo. Image Credits: Twitter

Hanuma Vihari was notably struggling with a hamstring that he pulled off in the initial overs itself. He was barely able to walk and thus, he played out an innings of 23 runs in 161 balls.

 

Rishabh Pant Missed Out On A Well-Deserved Century

Both Pant and Pujara smashed half-centuries and at one stage, team India looked in the driver seat to win the Test match. However, Rishabh Pant departed right on the brink of his ton as he fell to Nathan Lyon on an individual score of 97 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara also departed soon after as he could manage to score 77 runs in the second innings.

India, Australia
Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant [Image Credits: Twitter]

After their wickets fell, Hanuma Vihari and R Ashwin showed massive resilience and faced the Australian bowlers with a lot of flares. The Indian batsmen were dealt with massive blows on the body as the Aussies looked desperate and frustrated to win the Test match. However, the Indian batsmen left no room for error and salvaged a draw. The final Test of the Border-Gavaskar trophy now takes place from January 15 at Brisbane.

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