Articles about Murali Vijay

Born on April 1, 1984, in Chennai, Murali Vijay is an Indian right-handed opening batsman who has played for the Indian cricket team and represents Chennai and Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket. Vijay began his cricket career in 2003 by playing in a cricket club representing Alwarpet. He made his international Test debut in 2008 against Australia, replacing Gautam Gambhir. As of 2021, Vijay has played 61 Test matches. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in 2008 against England and his T20 International (T20I) debut in May 2010 against Afghanistan. As of 2021, Vijay has played 87 international matches and has scored 12 centuries and 16 half-centuries, and has maintained a batting average of 34.81. He made his Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2009 with his hometown franchise Chennai Super Kings and played for the team in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2018, 2019, and 2020-2021 editions of the IPL. In 2014, Vijay was bought by Delhi Daredevils, and for 2015, 2016, and 2017 IPL editions by Kings XI Punjab. As of 2021, Vijay has played 106 IPL matches and has maintained a batting average of 25.93.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding CSK's focus areas for IPL 2021 auction?

Chennai Super Kings had an unusual season in 2020 as they failed to seal the qualification berth for the first time in IPL history.

IPL 2021 Auction: Complete squads, remaining purse and slots

Ahead of the Indian Premier League 2021 auctions, the eight teams have named their squads besides releasing several players from the roster.

IPL 2020, CSK beat KXIP: List of records broken

Chennai Super Kings beat Kings XI Punjab in match number 18 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season on Sunday.

DC vs CSK: A look at the key learnings

Chennai Super Kings lost their second game since registering a victory over Mumbai Indians in the 2020 IPL tournament opener.

IPL 2020, CSK vs DC: Preview, Dream11 and more

Chennai Super Kings face Delhi Capitals in match number seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season on Friday.

IPL 2020: Complete squad analysis of Chennai Super Kings

The thirteen edition of IPL will kick-off on September 19 with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi.

29 Aug 2020

CSK players who could fulfil the void left by Raina

Chennai Super Kings batsman Suresh Raina is set to miss the impending edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) due to personal reasons.

#ThisDayThatYear: India register first Test victory at Lord's since 1986

On this day in 2014, India registered their first Test win at the Lord's Cricket Ground after 28 long years.

15 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Shikhar Dhawan reaches this historic feat in Bengaluru

On this day in 2018, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan achieved a historic feat in Test cricket.

IPL: All-time XI of Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings have been one of the most successful IPL franchises.

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of CSK's performance

Three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have been one of the most consistent teams over the years.

13 Apr 2020

Matthew Hayden reveals two memorable moments of his IPL career

Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden was deemed as the most ferocious opener of his era.

05 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Analysis of Virat Kohli's first SENA cycle as captain

India did not end the gruelling overseas campaign on a positive note.

IPL 2020: Top four chases by Chennai Super Kings

The upcoming IPL edition is all set to commence with Chennai Super Kings taking on the defending champions Mumbai Indians on March 29.

16 Nov 2019

Virat Kohli
1st Test, India beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken

The Indian cricket team beat Bangladesh inside three days to win the first Test match and take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

15 Nov 2019

Rohit Sharma
Ajinkya Rahane smashes 21st Test fifty: List of records broken

2019 seems to be going in a superb manner for Indian Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane.

13 Nov 2019

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Records that could be scripted

India and Bangladesh are set to face each other in the first Test of the two-match series, starting Thursday.

26 Aug 2019

Murali Vijay to play for Somerset in County Championship

County cricket giants Somerset have roped in Indian opener Murali Vijay for their ongoing season of the Championship.

IPL 2019: How will teams manage with foreign players leaving?

The Indian Premier League 2019 is entering into the final phase as teams work hard to seal a spot in the play-offs.

08 Mar 2019

BCCI Central Contracts: Dhawan, Bhuvi dropped from the highest category

The BCCI has announced the Annual Player Contracts for the period from October 2018 to September 2019.

25 Dec 2018

Jadeja was fit for Australian tour: Chief selector MSK Prasad

The BCCI's chief selector, MSK Prasad opened up regarding Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja not being selected for the second Test of the ongoing series between India and Australia.

25 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Preview, playing XI, and TV listing of third Test

India are set to clash with Australia in the Boxing Day Test, starting tomorrow.

24 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Here's what Ajinkya Rahane said about his form

The vice-captain of India, Ajinkya Rahane is confident of slamming a ton or even a double century in the upcoming Boxing Day Test.

21 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Is Shikhar Dhawan in for a shocking Test return?

The Indian cricket team is in a position of bother regarding the opening situation in the ongoing Test series against Australia.

18 Dec 2018

#KohlivsPaine: BCCI denies Kohli's words were reportedly heard on mic

The BCCI has quickly responded to claims about comments Virat Kohli passed at Australian skipper Tim Paine during the recently-concluded Test match at Perth.

17 Dec 2018

Injury rules Prithvi Shaw out of ongoing Test series

Test opener Prithvi Shaw, who was set to play in his first overseas Test series against Australia, will not be featuring in the highly anticipated Boxing Day Test at Melbourne.

15 Dec 2018

Virat Kohli
#IndiaInAustralia: Three key moments of day two of second Test

The Indian cricket team fought their way back against Australia on Day 2 of the second Test in Perth.

10 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Prithvi Shaw trains, but doubtful for second Test

India were dealt with a severe blow ahead of the first Test against Australia when in-form batsman Prithvi Shaw was ruled out of the match in Adelaide.

08 Dec 2018

Virat Kohli
#IndiaInAustralia: Three key moments of day three of first Test

The Indian cricket team have gained advantage at stumps on Day 3 of the ongoing first Test against Australia in Adelaide.

06 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Three things that summarise day one of first Test

India's batting woes, outside the sub-continent, continued even against Aussies.

06 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Cheteshwar Pujara slams 16th career Test ton

Cheteshwar Pujara showed his authority and batting prowess to give India something to cheer for, in the ongoing first Test against Australia in Adelaide.

05 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Why Rohit Sharma should open in Tests against Aussies?

India were dealt with a severe blow ahead of the first Test against Australia, starting December 6.

02 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Murali Vijay says he is ready for first Test

Indian cricket team opener, Murali Vijay, finally found some respite after scoring a century in the recently concluded tour match against Cricket Australia XI.

30 Nov 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: This is what Buchanan feels about Kohli & Co.

Former Australian World Cup winning coach, John Buchanan, has revealed the factor that could determine India's performance in the upcoming Test series against Australia.

30 Nov 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Prithvi Shaw ruled out of first Test versus Australia

India have been dealt with a severe blow ahead of the first Test against Australia, starting December 6.

15 Nov 2018

Virat Kohli
Kohli praises Shastri's contributions, denies him being a 'yes man'

Kohli and Co. are on their way to Australia for their tour comprising of three T20Is, four Tests and three ODIs.

26 Oct 2018

Virat Kohli
Dhoni not in T20I squads for series against WI, Australia

In what comes as a major surprise, the national selectors have not included MS Dhoni for the T20I series against West Indies and Australia.

23 Oct 2018

Virat Kohli
#IndiaInAustralia: Dada backs Rohit to be included in Test squad

Rohit Sharma may be enjoying the form of his life in ODI cricket, but the senior Indian cricketer has often been overlooked for the longest format.

09 Oct 2018

India vs West Indies: Indian team management angry with selectors

The selection committee has been under the scanner regarding its lack of communication with players dropped from the side.

06 Oct 2018

Biggest victories in Test cricket for India

The Indian cricket Test team recorded its biggest innings victory by thrashing a hapless West Indies inside three days to take a lead in the two-match Test series.

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