A video uploaded by the Sunrisers Hyderabad on their official YouTube channel showing 19-year-old Hanuma Vihari give out a message to fans of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise.

Vihari has been nominated by the organisers for the Best Young Player of the Season award and urged Hyderabad fans to vote for him. The other nominees include Rajasthan Royals' Sanju Samson and Kings XI Punjab's Manan Vohra, Sandeep Sharma and Mandeep Singh.

Vihari's coach Dayanand Cheedi had earlier I knew one day his dedication and sincerity would bear fruit,” said the teary-eyed Cheedi to IPLT20.com.

“You should see him at the throw downs, you should see him practice. The amount of hard work he puts into his game, is worth admiring. He is a work horse. He would bat for hours, take throw downs from me and ask me for advices on his game. His chief coach John Manoj would be a happy man today,” he added.