Murali Vijay represented India in 87 international matches, including 61 Tests, 17 ODIs and nine T20Is. He last played for India in Perth in 2018 against Australia.
Murali Vijay, in his international career, became one of India’s most reliable opening batsmen of that period. Murali Vijay scored 3982 runs in 61 Tests, including 12 centuries and 15 half-centuries.
Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan made a strong opening pair for India
Between 2013-2018, he formed a formidable partnership with Shikhar Dhawan, with the pair scoring 1748 runs in 41 matches at an average of 43.70.
Murali Vijay’s most memorable innings came in overseas conditions, at Trent Bridge helping India save a draw against England in July 2014. Scored 144 against Australia at Brisbane in December that year.
Was India’s second highest run-scorer in Tests on the tour of Australia Declaration of victory: “Today, with immense gratitude and humility, I announce my retirement from all forms of international cricket.”My 2002–2018 Travel has been the best year of my life.
I will always cherish the moments I have spent with all of you to reach this stage and may your support always remain like this. Without you I would not have been able to achieve the position that I have today.”
I am sure this is the next phase of my journey as a cricketer who loves me. And I am looking forward to this new chapter in my life. And this waiting will always continue throughout life. And I thank my friends and Indian cricket team for giving me so much love and support.