Hanuma Vihari has become the talk of the town for his heroics with bat helped India to secure a draw against Australia at the SCG & now Vihari is trending again for his fitting reply to Babul Supriyo’s tweet on Twitter.
The batsman who struggled through a hamstring injury to put forward a 259 ball partnership along with Ashwin in Sydney, responded to BJP MP Babul Supriyo’s tweet who was criticizing Vihari for his low strike rate with a simple two word post that has gone viral.
“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 had tweeted during the final day of the match. Vihari responded by simply correcting Babul Supriyo’s typing mistake in spelling his name.
Twitterati hailed Vihari for his epic response & further criticized Babul Supriyo who had already faced plenty of flak when he had posted his tweet.
“King has dethroned in style,” one user wrote.
“Dear Hanuma Vihari please ignore Mr Babul ignorance. You saved India from defeat with limping leg. Kudos to you my friend,” wrote another.
“KING!” wrote another.
Vihari’s tweet picked up over 3,000 re-tweets and 8,000 likes of within half an hour of being posted.
Vihari has suffered a hamstring injury towards the start of his innings but went on to bat 161 balls against a strong Australian attack to help India avoid defeat & keep the series tied at 1-1 going into the fourth & final match of the series in Brisbane.