India vs West Indies: Hanuma Vihari thanks head coach Ravi Shastri after Man of Match performance in 2nd Test

India whitewashed West Indies 2-0 in the recent Test series, and Hanuma Vihari had a huge role to play in Team India's success in the Caribbean.
India vs West Indies: Hanuma Vihari thanks head coach Ravi Shastri after Man of Match performance in 2nd Test
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India whitewashed West Indies 2-0 in the recent Test series, and Hanuma Vihari had a huge role to play in Team India's success in the Caribbean. Scoring 93 in the first innings of the first Test, Vihari got over his disappointment of missing out on his maiden hundred by getting to the three-figure mark in the next Test. 

His hundred in the first innings of the second Test at Jamaica was followed by an unbeaten 53, and Vihari went on to credit India's head coach Ravi Shastri for his improved technique. 

Speaking to fielding coach R Sridhar after the second Test, Vihari revealed that the inputs that Shastri gave him helped him better his show. 

"He was talking about flexing my knees a little bit. I was little upright in the first innings and that I could try out flexing my knees a little bit so that I could move my feet both on the front foot and the back foot. It worked pretty well. You can see the score reflect itself. So a lot of credit should go to him," Vihari told Sridhar in an interview shared by the BCCI on social media.

Vihari batted in three innings in Windies, and walked out to bat when his team were under pressure. In the three innings, India were 93 for 4, 187 for 4 and 164 for 4 respectively, but Vihari failed to succumb under pressure and upped his game. 

"I relish batting under pressure because that's a challenge that you have to accept as a batsman. Those are situations that bring the best out of me as a player. I try to focus on what the situation is and have a certain game plan for it."

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