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Murali Vijay Biography

Murali Praveen Vijay Krishna is an Indian cricketer. He studied in a reputed college in Chennai, RKM VIVEKANANDA COLLEGE, Mylapore, which is famous for producing big cricketers. He is a right-handed opening batsman for Tamil Nadu, Chennai Super Kings and India. Murali Vijay made his Test debut against Australia in the Fourth and final Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, in Nagpur, in November 2008. Vijay was participating in a Ranji trophy match at the time, and made his Test debut on the final day of that match. Following his performance in his debut Test, Vijay was selected for the Indian ODI squad for the first three matches against the touring England team. In December 2009, Vijay was given another opportunity in the Test team when Gautam Gambhir withdrew from the Third and final Test against Sri Lanka at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Vijay was taken on the tour of Bangladesh in January 2010 as the reserve batsman, and he was called into the team after V. V. S. Laxman. He was later selected as the reserve opener for away series against Sri Lanka in August 2010 and the home series against Australia in October 2010. Vijay debuted in ODIs against South Africa in the third and final one dayer on Feb 27 2010. He scored a brisk 25 runs off 16 balls. Murali plays for IPL franchise from his home town Chennai Super Kings. His first century for Chennai Super Kings was in the third season of the IPL where he scored 127 runs of 56 balls against the Rajasthan Royals. He was awarded the Man of the Match. Murali Vijay had prolific run in the Champions League T20 held in South Africa. In the fourth season of IPL, he was the man of the match in finals and helped Chennai Super Kings to win the IPL trophy for the second time in a row.

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India's tour of South Africa 2018: Analysing India's batting riches
India's tour of South Africa 2018: Analysing India's batting riches
Here's examining India's batting line-up that will lock horns with South Africa's bowling might, come January 2018.
SK Elite: When Shikhar Dhawan smashed the fastest century on Test debut
SK Elite: When Shikhar Dhawan smashed the fastest century on Test debut
Reliving the left-hander's stunning 187 against Australia at Mohali in 2013.
2017-18 Ranji Trophy: 5 things that went wrong for Tamil Nadu this season 
2017-18 Ranji Trophy: 5 things that went wrong for Tamil Nadu this season 
A lot of things went against them. Let us take a look at the reasons for Tamil Nadu's dismal performance in the Ranji Trophy.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: 3rd Test, day 1, 5 things we learnt from the day
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: 3rd Test, day 1, 5 things we learnt from the day
There was carnage at Delhi as Kohli and Vijay dug into the Lankans
Who Said What: World reacts to Virat Kohli's record-breaking century
Who Said What: World reacts to Virat Kohli's record-breaking century
All the reactions from the cricket fraternity as Kohli continued to dominate the headlines.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Murali Vijay talks about the Indian openers, team combination and pitch ahead of Delhi Test
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Murali Vijay talks about the Indian openers, team combination and pitch ahead of Delhi Test
The third and final match of the series will be played in New Delhi from December 2.
5 Reasons why Murali Vijay should be first choice opener
5 Reasons why Murali Vijay should be first choice opener
After replacing Shikar Dhawan in the second Test, Vijay made full use of the opportunity and scored his 10th Test century.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: 5 things India did right to win the 2nd Test
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: 5 things India did right to win the 2nd Test
India completely outclassed the tourists to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd Test: Murali Vijay's lucky escape on day two is SK Turning Point of the match
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd Test: Murali Vijay's lucky escape on day two is SK Turning Point of the match
The elegant opener makes Sri Lanka pay by laying the foundation for India's dominance.
Friendship with KL, Dhawan helps during selection calls: Vijay
Friendship with KL, Dhawan helps during selection calls: Vijay
Stats: Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara enter elite list
Stats: Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara enter elite list
The pair recorded their fourth successive century partnership in Tests.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd Test Day 2: 5 things we learnt from the day
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd Test Day 2: 5 things we learnt from the day
Vijay and Puajra forged their fourth consecutive 100+ partnership to put India in a strong position.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: India's predicted XI for second Test match
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: India's predicted XI for second Test match
Missing players from the squad will force changes to the Indian side.
Ranji Trophy: Ishant Sharma released from the Indian side; Vijay and Kuldeep might follow suit
Ranji Trophy: Ishant Sharma released from the Indian side; Vijay and Kuldeep might follow suit
Ishant Sharma to lead Delhi in their Ranji Trophy match against Maharashtra.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli speaks about India's opening combination
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli speaks about India's opening combination
India will have to deal with the happy headache of choosing two out of the three available openers for the Lanka series.
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