Murali Vijay      

Full name Murali Vijay

Born April 1, 1984, Chennai

Current age 30 years 213 days

Major teams India, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Tamil Nadu

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Murali Vijay
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 27 47 0 1706 167 36.29 3797 44.93 4 6 226 11 24 0
ODIs 14 13 0 253 33 19.46 381 66.40 0 0 30 1 8 0
T20Is 7 7 0 122 48 17.42 124 98.38 0 0 8 6 3 0
First-class 80 134 5 5724 266 44.37 11621 49.25 14 22 723 74 75 0
List A 63 62 2 2638 155 43.96 3245 81.29 7 12 269 58 32 0
Twenty20 123 121 4 2933 127 25.06 2402 122.10 2 15 262 111 55 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 27 5 66 35 1 1/12 1/23 35.00 3.18 66.0 0 0 0
ODIs 14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 80 24 402 256 4 1/8 1/16 64.00 3.82 100.5 0 0 0
List A 63 11 239 216 8 3/13 3/13 27.00 5.42 29.8 0 0 0
Twenty20 123 3 18 25 0 - - - 8.33 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v Australia at Nagpur, Nov 6-10, 2008 scorecard
Last Test England v India at The Oval, Aug 15-17, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v South Africa at Ahmedabad, Feb 27, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI India v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain, Jul 9, 2013 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Afghanistan v India at Gros Islet, May 1, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v India at Durban, Jan 9, 2011 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Delhi v Tamil Nadu at Delhi, Nov 23-26, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class England v India at The Oval, Aug 15-17, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Karnataka v Tamil Nadu at Secunderabad, Feb 16, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Bengal v Tamil Nadu at Kolkata, Mar 11, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Goa v Tamil Nadu at Visakhapatnam, Apr 4, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Mumbai Indians v Delhi Daredevils at Mumbai, May 23, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
21 India A v West Indians Mumbai 5 Oct 2014 Other OD
26 India A v West Indians Mumbai (BS) 3 Oct 2014 Other OD
18, 2 India v England The Oval 15 Aug 2014 Test # 2137
0, 18 India v England Manchester 7 Aug 2014 Test # 2134
35, 0/1, 12 India v England Southampton 27 Jul 2014 Test # 2132
24, 1/12, 95, 0/11 India v England Lord's 17 Jul 2014 Test # 2130
146, 0/8, 52 India v England Nottingham 9 Jul 2014 Test # 2128
6, 0/29, 41 Indians v Derbyshire Derby 1 Jul 2014 Other
20 Indians v Leics Leicester 26 Jun 2014 Other
8 Daredevils v Mum Indians Mumbai 23 May 2014 T20
Profile

M Vijay brings, along with his bat, pads and gloves, an invisible switch to the crease. When that switch is flicked on, given certain conditions, he can be one of the more pleasing sights in present-day cricket; when it is not, he can scratch and struggle on the flattest of pitches. He prefers to play off the front foot, which can bring his downfall, but it also produces some sensational hits down the ground, including the trademark pick-up shot over wide long-on.

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Aug 17, 2014

James Anderson set M Vijay up beautifully and got him lbw, England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 17, 2014

James Anderson set M Vijay up beautifully and got him lbw

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Aug 15, 2014

Chris Woakes posed greater threat and dismissed M Vijay, England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 1st day, August 15, 2014

Chris Woakes posed greater threat and dismissed M Vijay

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Aug 15, 2014

M Vijay was the only one of the top five to get double-figures, England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 1st day, August 15, 2014

M Vijay was the only one of the top five to get double-figures

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Final: Central Zone v South Zone at Delhi - Oct 29-Nov 2
Central Zone 276 & 214/4 South Zone 379
1st ODI: India v Sri Lanka at Cuttack
Nov 2, 2014 (13:30 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 01:00 PDT)
North Zone: Delhi v J + K at Bilaspur
Nov 6, 2014 (09:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 22:30 EST | 21:30 CST | 19:30 PST)
North Zone: Haryana v Punjab at Nadaun
Nov 6, 2014 (09:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 22:30 EST | 21:30 CST | 19:30 PST)
North Zone: H. Pradesh v Services at Dharamsala
Nov 6, 2014 (09:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 22:30 EST | 21:30 CST | 19:30 PST)
2nd ODI: India v Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad
Nov 6, 2014 (13:30 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
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