Twitter burst as fans react to Hanuma Vihari dropped from the Team for New Zealand series

Hanuma Vihari dropped for New Zealand Test series

The Indian cricket team’s squad for the Test series against New Zealand has been announced today, where some players have been rested, India’s hero from Australia series, Hanuma Vihari has been dropped for the New Zealand series.

As it was known, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced the Indian team that will play the 2 Test matches against New Zealand later this month, without the presence of the big players like Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami and Virat Kohli.


However, it is the exclusion of Middle-Order batsman Hanuma Vihari that has shocked the entire Indian cricket fraternity.

Vihari is India’s one of the most dependable Test batsman. Hanuma Vihari has played 12 Test matches for India and has scored 612 runs. He was the Hero for India in the Sydney Test against Australia, earlier in January.

Hanuma Vihari played an heroic inning for India to save the match for India. While the India team was struggling in their 2nd inning, Hanuma Vihari played an inning of 23 runs, yes, but the of 161 balls. That is nearly 30 overs. He, along with Ravichandran Ashwin made sure India didn’t lose anymore wicket, or the match could have been easily gone.


Vihari remained not out and let a sight of relief only after India draw the match, keeping the series level.India then went on to win the next match to win the series 2-1.

After India’s squad for the New Zealand series was announced today, the fans let out their opinion on the exclusion of Vihari from the team through Twitter. Later, the BCCI announced that Vihari has been added to India ‘A’ squad for the upcoming South Africa series.

Twitter reacts to Hanuma Vihari dropped for the New Zealand Test series

Below are the some of the Twitter reactions from the fans.

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