Hanuma was born in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, in the year 1993. In 2012, he was privileged to be part of the U19 World Cup India side. At the time, his performance was not impressive enough, but he kept pushing to become better. In 2013, he was awarded a contract by Hyderabad for the India T20. He did pretty remarkably, and in 2016 he decided to move from Andhra Pradesh to Hyderabad for the domestic circuit. Below are his profile, career achievements, and more.
- Name: Gade Hanuma Vihari
- Place of birth: Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
- Date of birth: 13 October 1993
- Nationality: Indian
- Age: 28 years
- Bowling style: Right-arm off-break
- Batting style: Right-handed Bat
- Role: Batsman
- Teams: Warwickshire, Delhi Capitals, Andhra, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India U19, East Zone, South Zone, India Blue, India A, India U23, India B, Board Presidents XI, Rest of India
Hanuma’s bowling and batting stats
- In the Test series, Hanuma has played 12 matches in 21 innings, and he has managed to score 624 runs, 2 Not Outs, and 1466 BFs. His strike rate is at 42.56; he has 83 fours and an average of 32.84.
- For the T20s, he has played 78 games in 77 innings scoring 1449 runs. He also has made 8 Not Outs, 1291 BFs, and 131 fours. His strike rate is 112.23, with an average of 21.00.
- In first-class cricket, Hanuma has played 90 matches in 144 innings scoring 7094 runs. He has also made 36 fifties, 19 Not Outs, a strike rate of 49.09, and an average of 56.75.
- Hanuma has played 12 matches in 10 innings in Tests, scoring 180 runs in 57.3 overs. He has also recorded an economy of 3.13, and an average of 36.00
- In the T20s, Hanuma has played 78 games in 36 innings scoring 582 runs. He has an economy of 7.36 with an average of 22.38.
- In first-class cricket, Hanuma has recorded 90 played matches in 64 innings, where he scored 1152 runs, 27 wickets, and an economy of 3.11. He has batted 369.2 overs, and his average is 42.66.
From 2010 to 2016, Vihari played for Hyderabad in domestic cricket and later joined Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2013 for their sixth Indian Premier League edition. During the Ranji season of 2018-18, Hanuma was the leading run-scorer with 752 runs in only six games. Moving on, he got lucky to be selected to join India B’s squad in 2018 during the Deodhar trophy. He, later on, played for Delhi Capitals in the 2019 IPL.
In 2018, Hanuma made his Test debut against England, and the match was the final Test of India’s tour of England. He ended up scoring 56 off 124 balls in the first innings.
In 2017, Hanuma scored his first triple century with 302 Not Out against Odisha during the Ranji Trophy. In 2018, he made his Test debut for India, and his last Test was in January 2021 against Australia.