India’s Hanuma Vihari set for county stint with English aspect Warwickshire forward of busy Check season
New Delhi: The Indian Premier League franchises turned him down however Crew India’s Check specialist Hanuma Vihari is all set to arrange for the upcoming six-Check season in the UK by competing for English county aspect Warwickshire.
The appropriate-handed middle-order batsman has already left for the UK and might be part of the Birmingham-based county aspect for at the least three video games this season.
“Sure, Vihari might be taking part in within the English county aspect for Warwickshire this season. He would play a number of video games. He’s already in England now,” a senior BCCI official confirmed the event to PTI on Tuesday.
The Warwickshire county’s official web page hasn’t made the announcement but however as per BCCI officers, the modalities are being labored out.
“The contract is being chalked out. He’ll play a minimal of three video games. We try to determine if there’s a likelihood to play a number of extra,” an official stated.
Vihari final performed within the IPL again in 2019 for Delhi Capitals and since then has gone unsold on the successive auctions after being billed as a Check specialist.
The 27-year-old has scored 624 runs in 12 Assessments for India at a median of 32 plus. He has hit 100 and 4 half centuries.
Vihari’s final India outing was within the Sydney Check towards Australia, the place his epic four-hour vigil (23 not out), with a torn hamstring alongside Ravichandran Ashwin, saved the sport for the visiting crew.
He got here again after an intense rehabilitation on the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru however had an detached Vijay Hazare Trophy for Andhra, scoring solely a single half-century and failing to achieve double digits within the subsequent 5 video games.
“With a curtailed home season this time and Vihari being part of the Check aspect, he wants match apply.
“All his different Check colleagues are a part of the IPL groups together with Cheteshwar (Pujara). Even when it is white ball video games, they are going to be match and match-ready,” the supply stated.
“Nonetheless, we have to be certain that Vihari additionally will get sport time earlier than the England tour. It isn’t only one World Check Championship ultimate but it surely’s adopted by a full-fledged five-Check sequence. We’d like him prepared,” he added.
Over time, the BCCI have inspired plenty of its cricketers to go and play county cricket, particularly earlier than the England excursions.
Ishant Sharma, when he wasn’t part of the IPL, had gone to Sussex and have become a greater crimson ball bowler through the previous few years.
Ashwin and Axar Patel have additionally performed county cricket lately.
Essentially the most high-profile title which was speculated to play nation cricket (in 2018) however missed out as a result of harm was Indian captain Virat Kohli, who had a contract with Surrey.
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