India batter returns to the scene the place his profession started
Vihari, who has performed 12 Tests for India, made his worldwide debut in September 2018, on India’s tour of England. The final Test he performed was in Sydney in January this 12 months, the place he battled a torn hamstring to assist earn a draw that had regarded unlikely at one level. Vihari batted for 161 balls, spending virtually 4 hours on the crease whereas making 23 not out, sharing in an unbroken stand with an-also injured R Ashwin, because the duo stayed collectively for 42.4 overs to thwart Australia and hold the collection tied at 1-1 after the third Test. India would go on to earn a well-known win on the Gabba within the fourth Test to declare a second successive collection away in opposition to Australia.
In an announcement on Twitter, Vihari stated he was parting with Andhra on “good terms” and expressed delight at how the staff had formed up in his 5 years with them.
In 27 T20 matches for Hyderabad, he had averaged 25.87 at a strike charge of 118.96, whereas in 17 T20 matches for Andhra, he averaged 24.87 at a significantly increased strike charge of 129.22.
Saurabh Somani is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo