After the game, Baba Indrajith shared a revelation that after the game detailing an unfortunate incident that happened during the Vijay Hazare Trophy semi-final against Haryana at the SCA Stadium in Rajkot. The Tamil Nadu batsman faced a challenging situation as he needed stitches for a deep cut on his lip after falling in the bathroom.
The crucial moment came during Tamil Nadu’s innings, when the team was struggling at 53 for three in 14 overs while chasing the target of 294 runs. Unfazed by his injury, Indrajith came out to bat with his lips taped, an apparent result of the unexpected accident. He also received medical attention to overcome the effects of the injury in the 16th over.
This unique sight of the cricketer with his mouth taped was the result of Indrajit’s serious injury when he slipped in the bathroom during the innings break. Despite the setback, Inderjeet showed remarkable resilience and played a fighting inning of 64 runs off 71 balls with the help of five fours. Unfortunately, their valiant efforts were not enough to lead Tamil Nadu to victory, as they fell short in chasing 293 and eventually lost the match by 63 runs.
It is worth noting that Baba Inderjith played a key role in Tamil Nadu’s quarterfinal win over Mumbai by scoring an unbeaten 103. Throughout the tournament, he was the team’s leading run-scorer with over 270 runs in seven innings, which included one century and one century. one fifty.
In a social media post after the match, Baba Indrajith candidly shared the details of his accident, revealing that he collapsed in the bathroom after his innings in the semi-final and required stitches. This incident adds a unique chapter to Baba Indrajith’s cricketing journey, showcasing not only his cricketing prowess but also his ability to deal with unexpected challenges on and off the field.
“Thank you all for your concern and wishes. Slipped and fell very badly when I stepped out of the ice bath mid-innings. 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. Managed to bat somehow but was gutted to not cross the finish line for the team. Just went to the hospital and got my stitches done. Should be back soon. Thank you once again,” Indrajith posted on Instagram.