Hanuma Vihari responds to call from Andhra Cricket Association

Hanuma Vihari

Batsman Hanuma Vihari, born in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, has responded to the Andhra Cricket Association’s call in light of his comments about not playing for the state again. Vihari took to Instagram last month and revealed that a certain player with a political background is trying to remove him from the captaincy and that he was baffled by the treatment he received from the ACA.

ESPNcricinfo reports that Hanuma Vihari has responded to the Andhra Association’s show cause call, where his stance remains the same as before. ACA had sent him an email asking him to explain his words and the abrupt decision he made to never represent the state team again.

Hanuma Vihari responded to the email saying that he said nothing but pure facts and tried to highlight the malicious attempt to disrupt his career. As of today, Vihari remains firm in his stance that he does not want to continue playing in Andhra and that he is waiting for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the ACA so that he can join another state team before the 2024 national championship. 25. season.

ACA says they are willing to listen to Hanuma Vihari’s complaints

As revealed by PTI, the ACA served Hanuma Vihari with a show-cause notice to speak about his grievances and the problems he faced while playing for the state. The source claimed that the ACA is eager to know the exact reason behind Vihari’s comments last month that caused quite a stir in the Indian cricket fraternity.

Lastly, the ACA also stated that they value the contribution of Hanuma Vihari and appreciate his efforts in leading Andhra Pradesh very well in the national circuit.

“Yes, we have served you with a show cause notice and are waiting for your response. This is just to find out what made her react the way she did last month. She has not reached out to us, so this is an opportunity for her to air her grievances. After all, we value Vihari and his contributions to the growth of state cricket as he has played an important role in the rise of Andhra in the ranks of domestic cricket.” – an ACA source told PTI.

What’s next for Hanuma Vihari?

Hanuma Vihari, who last appeared for the Indian team in July 2022 during a Test match against England, could secure a move elsewhere and represent another Ranji Trophy team. He has been captain of Andhra Pradesh for a while, but the recent problem made him decide to stop playing in the state in which he was born.

Before representing the Andhra Pradesh state team, Hanuma Vihari used to play for the Hyderabad (India) team and could be in their third team. The right-handed batsman is less than 700 runs away from completing 10,000 runs in first-class cricket as he currently has 9,325 runs in 124 matches at an average of 51.80, including 24 hundreds and 49 half-centuries with a best of 302* . .