Hanuma Vihari Claps Back At Babul Supriyo's 'Bihari' Tweet During Sydney Test

Indian cricket followers haven’t stopped lauding Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin’s marathon innings within the third Check at Sydney Cricket Floor as they battled out a draw in opposition to Australia. The center-order duo placed on a 259-ball block-a-thon present, with each of them going through accidents, to place India in a secure area because the 4-match Check sequence hangs in stability at 1-1. Ashwin confronted 128 balls for his unbeaten 39, whereas Vihari caught round for 161-balls to attain a useful 23.

Whereas praises got here in heaps, there was a misdirected remark from BJP MP Babul Supriyo. In a sequence of tweets, Union Minister Supriyo lashed out on the method Hanuma Vihari and R Ashwin performed out the Indian innings. His verbal volleys didn’t point out the off-spinner however he actually did single out the right-handed batsman.

Going so far as blaming Vihari for “murdering cricket”, the minister was not the one to mince his phrases. “Taking part in 109 balls to attain 7! That’s atrocious to say the least•Hanuma Bihari has not solely killed any Probability for India to attain a historic win however has additionally murdered Cricket.. not conserving win an possibility, even when remotely, is felony. PS: I do know that I do know nothing abt cricket,” he tweeted throughout the remaining day of the match.

Two days after his heroics, Hanuma Vihari has silently clapped again on the minister and gained some brownie factors from twitter-verse. Whereas being mild in his method, identical to his batting model, the middle-order batsman identified the apparent mistake. “*Hanuma Vihari,” the Indian cricketer tweeted on Wednesday, stating the minor correction as his title was misspelled in Supriyo’s tweet.

As twitterati nodded and had a subject day with Hanuma’s reply, his accomplice in crime from the opposite day – R Ashwin – was not far behind in going to the snigger out loud mode. He simply laughed with feedback “ROFLMAX”.

India subsequent performs Australia at The Gabba, Brisbane within the 4th and remaining Check of the sequence on fifteenth of January.



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