Hanuma Vihari (Cricketer)
Early & Personal Lifestyle
Gade Hanuma Vihari was born 13 October 1993Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India. Except for Hanuma, his family consists of his parents (Satyanarayan Gade, Vijaya Lakshmi Gade) and an elder sister (Vyshnavi Gade). Vijayalakshmi Gade, his mother, is the person who raised Vihari and owns a clothing store in Hyderabad. A Vihari’s mother is the only reason he is what he is currently. But Hanuma lost his father when he was 12 years old.
Regarding the marital status of Hanuma, he wed his longtime partner Preethiraj in the year 2019. Preethiraj Gade is the name of Hanuma Vihari’s wife; they have not yet had any children. Both couples are very satisfied with their marriage, and they frequently post images of it on social media.
|Born||13 October 1993Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh|
|Height||In feet inches- 5′ 9.|
|Weight||75 KG approx.|
|Parent’s||Satyanarayan Gade, Vijaya Lakshmi Gade|
Career in Cricket
Vihari participated for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2013 Indian Premier League sixth season. Vihari opened the bowling as an off-spinner in one of the league games in Hyderabad against Royal Challengers Bangalore, removing Chris Gayle for only one run. In the same game, he also scored an undefeated 46 while chasing. Sunrisers eventually prevailed in this match thanks to a super-over. At Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in the 2013–14 Ranji Trophy opening match versus Andhra, Vihari was in charge of one-third of Hyderabad’s total.
Vihari’s first triple century came in October 2017 when he made 302 not out for Andhra against Odisha in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy. With 752 runs in six games, he was Andhra’s top run-scorer in the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy. Vihari was selected for the India B team for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy in October 2018. He was purchased by the Delhi Capitals in December 2018 during the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League.
He was chosen to lead India A in the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy in October of that year. Prior to the 2020 IPL auction, the Delhi Capitals released him. Vihari was acquired by Warwickshire County Cricket Club in April 2021 in preparation for their County Champion ship campaign that year.
Vihari was selected for India’s Test team in August 2018 in preparation for the final two Tests against England. On September 7, 2018, in the fifth Test of India’s tour of England, he made his Test debut against England. He hit his first half-century (56 off 124 balls) in the first innings. He also eliminated England’s highest-ever test run scorer Alastair Cook in that game, making him the last bowler to do so in test cricket. In the third Test match for India in December 2018, he was selected for the 2018–19 Border–Gavaskar Trophy and opened the innings alongside debutant Mayank Agarwal. He performed admirably during India’s 2-1 series victory.
Vihari scored 93 runs off 128 balls on August 25, 2019, against the West Indies, in the second innings of the first Test match. This performance was hailed as an important one for India because it set the Windies a 419-run target with just one day left to play the Test match. Vihari recorded his first Test century against the West Indies in the second Test match. He only participated in the first Test, which was also his first-ever international match in India.