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Ambati Rayudu punches senior citizen, boorish India cricketer gets trolled

Ambati Rayudu was travelling in his sports utility vehicle (SUV) when he got into an argument with some morning-walking senior citizens, who alleged that the cricketer was rash driving.

cricket Updated: Sep 01, 2017 12:00 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Ambati Rayudu,India national cricket team,Mumbai Indians
Ambati Rayudu has received a lot of flak on social media for getting into a fight with a senior citizen in Hyderabad. The Indian cricketer was apparently driving rashly.(Ambati Rayudu/Facebook)

Ambati Rayudu is known to lose his temper once in a while and a similar thing took place on Thursday when the cricketer lost his cool and quite literally fought with some senior citizens in Hyderabad. (India vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI highlights) (Full scorecard)

The 31-year-old was travelling in his sports utility vehicle (SUV) when he got into an argument with some morning walking senior citizens, who alleged that Rayudu was rash driving.

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The right-handed batsman, who has played 34 One-Day Internationals (ODI) and six Twenty20 Internationals for India, got out of his car, abused and man-handled a man before getting back in his car again.

The middle-order batsman has received quite a lot of flak for his recent burst of anger. Ambati Rayudu has been criticised for his poor behaviour.

He is also infamous for getting into an on-field argument with spinner Harbhajan Singh while playing for Mumbai Indians against Rising Pune Supergiant in the Indian Premier League last year. RPS owner Harsh Goenka has also criticised the player.

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Ambati Rayudu is due to play in the Duleep Trophy for India Red in September.

First Published: Aug 31, 2017 18:51 IST