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Baba Indrajith Bats with Taped Mouth After Horrific Injury

Baba Indrajith, a cricket player from Tamil Nadu, showed incredible bravery and tenacity by facing the bowlers during the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023 Semifinal against Haryana with his mouth taped shut after suffering a horrific lip injury.
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In a captivating display of courage and determination, Tamil Nadu cricketer Baba Indrajith faced the bowlers with a taped mouth following a gruesome lip injury during the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023 Semifinal against Haryana.

The Gory Incident

During the mid-innings break, Indrajith suffered a deep cut on his upper lip after slipping in the bathroom. Despite the painful injury, he bravely walked into bat as his team faced a challenging situation, stumbling at 53 for three within 14 overs while chasing a target of 294 at the SCA Stadium in Rajkot on December 13.

Valiant Performance Amid Adversity

The 29-year-old cricketer showcased remarkable resilience, contributing significantly with a powerful performance. He scored 64 runs in 71 balls, including five boundaries. However, despite his efforts, Tamil Nadu fell short, and Haryana emerged victorious by 63 runs.

Tournament Triumphs

Earlier in the tournament, Indrajith played a pivotal role in Tamil Nadu’s success. In the quarterfinal against Mumbai, he struck an unbeaten 103, leading his team to victory. Impressively, he has been the top run-scorer for his side in this edition of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, accumulating over 270 runs from seven innings, featuring a century and a fifty.

Baba Indrajith’s Instagram Update

After the match, Indrajith took to Instagram to share updates about his injury with his followers. Expressing disappointment about not being able to guide his team to victory, he thanked everyone for their concern and well-wishes. In his Instagram post, he revealed the details of the accident, stating, “Slipped and fell very badly when I stepped out of the ice bath mid-inning. Fell face-on in the bathroom and was shaken up quite a bit. Was bleeding with a deep cut on the upper lip and the inside of the lip.”

 

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Despite the injury, Indrajith managed to continue batting during the match. He further mentioned, “Managed to bat somehow but was gutted to not cross the finish line for the team.” Indrajith shared that he had undergone stitches at the hospital and assured his fans, saying, “Should be back soon. Thank you once again.”

A Display of Grit and Sportsmanship

Baba Indrajith’s courageous act on the cricket field exemplifies the spirit of sportsmanship and determination. Even in the face of adversity, he chose to contribute to his team, showcasing a commendable level of commitment and love for the game. As cricket enthusiasts eagerly await his return, Indrajith’s resilience becomes an inspiring chapter in the annals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

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