Murali Vijay

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli brings 'dangerous' Wanderers track to umpires' attention

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli brings 'dangerous' Wanderers track to umpires' attention

Virat Kohli pointed out a few spots to the on-field umpires after he and Vijay got hit on a pitch that produced dangerously uneven bounce on the third day of the final Test.

Jan 26, 2018, 15:24 PM IST

India vs South Africa 3rd Test: Dangerous pitch forces early stumps on Day 3, SA 17/1 chasing 241 to win

India scored a fighting 247 in their second innings to set a 241-run target for South Africa to win the third Test, but the hosts were 17/1 when uneven bounce forced early stumps on the third day a Wanderers.

Jan 26, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Statistical highlights of Day 1

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Statistical highlights of Day 1

Kohli is now the sixth Indian player to complete 20 centuries or more in Tests, joining Sachin Tendulkar (51), Rahul Dravid (36), Sunil Gavaskar (34), Virender Sehwag (23) and Mohammad Azharuddin (22).

Dec 02, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Virat Kohli joins Murali Vijay in Antonie Griezmann-style celebration — Watch

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Virat Kohli joins Murali Vijay in Antonie Griezmann-style celebration — Watch

They stitched a 283-run third-wicket stand with both the batsmen scoring their respective hundreds. Vijay scored a brilliantly crafted 155 off 267 balls with the help of 13 fours. Kohli was unbeaten on 156 off 186 with 16 fours.

Dec 02, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Murali Vijay, Virat Kohli maul Lankans on Day 1

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Murali Vijay, Virat Kohli maul Lankans on Day 1

India won the toss for the first time in the series, and Kohli opted to bat first. Then, the match witnessed a 283-run third-wicket stand from Vijay and Kohli.

Dec 02, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Shikhar Dhawan returns for third Test against Sri Lanka

Shikhar Dhawan returns for third Test against Sri Lanka

Dhawan is most likely to replace out-of-form KL Rahul in the eleven for the final match of the series beginning at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on December 2.

Nov 27, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 3 — As it happened...

It was all about Virat Kohli. The skipper established himself as one of the greats of the game, and he is only 29. On a record-breaking day, he became the first captain to hit 10 hundreds in a calendar year, then matches Brian Lara's record for most double tons by a skipper. These are some of the numbers, but he was pushing for a big win.

Nov 26, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Cheteshwar Pujara, Murali Vijay hit tons; India take complete control on Day 2

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Cheteshwar Pujara, Murali Vijay hit tons; India take complete control on Day 2

Ending the day at a comfortable 312 for two, the hosts are 107 runs ahead of Sri Lanka's first innings total of 205.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2: Murali Vijay injures Sadeera Samarawickrama with full-blooded shot

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2: Murali Vijay injures Sadeera Samarawickrama with full-blooded shot

India opener Murali Vijay, making his comeback to international cricket after prolong injury lay off, made the most of the opportunity by hitting a brilliant hundred against Sri Lanka on the second day of the Nagpur Test on Saturday. (Day 2 Blog | Scorecard)

Nov 25, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara survive one-ball chaos — Watch

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara survive one-ball chaos — Watch

Vijay played a lofted on-drive off the fifth ball, bowled by Lahiru Gamage. But Dilruwan Perera, at short mid-on, went for the catch and collided with Pujara at the non-striker's end.

Nov 25, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Murali Vijay celebrates Test return with brilliant century

India vs Sri Lanka: Murali Vijay celebrates Test return with brilliant century

It's his 10th Test hundred in 52 matches, and fourth in ten innings. He scored 126 at Rajkot, 136 at Mumbai – both against England last November. In February, he scored 108 against Bangladesh in Hyderabad.

Nov 25, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts target dominating return in Nagpur Test

India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts target dominating return in Nagpur Test

Denied by the weather Gods in the opening Test, a supremely confident India are set to make some strategic changes to ensure that their dominance over Sri Lanka continues in the second match of the series starting here on Friday.

Nov 23, 2017, 12:56 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Problem of plenty for Virat Kohli as India get three openers for two spots

India vs Sri Lanka: Problem of plenty for Virat Kohli as India get three openers for two spots

A fit-again Vijay is hoping to reclaim his spot in the three-test series against Sri Lanka but Kohli confirmed the situation is not so straightforward.

Nov 15, 2017, 21:25 PM IST
Ranji Trophy Round 5, Day 1: Mumbai collapse in 500th game, Pujara gets another hundred

Ranji Trophy Round 5, Day 1: Mumbai collapse in 500th game, Pujara gets another hundred

Besides Pujara, Vijay also warmed up ahead of Sri Lanka series with a timely hundred as Tamil Nadu reached 292 for 3 against Odisha in Cuttack.

Nov 09, 2017, 22:33 PM IST
Murali Vijay returns to India squad for Sri Lanka Tests

Murali Vijay returns to India squad for Sri Lanka Tests

Ajinkya Rahane will continue to be Virat Kohli's deputy in the squad announced for first two Tests of the three-match series.

Oct 23, 2017, 11:44 AM IST
Ranji Trophy 2017-18, Round 2: As it happened...

Ranji Trophy 2017-18, Round 2: As it happened...

For the defending champions Gujarat, who are playing their first match in the tournament, spinner Piyush Chawla returned figures of 5/69 to bundle out Kerala for 208 runs at the GS Patel Stadium in Nadiad. 

Oct 15, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Ranji Trophy 2017-18: Round 2, Day 1 — As it happened...

Ranji Trophy 2017-18: Round 2, Day 1 — As it happened...

Sheldon Jackson, Ravindra Jadeja and Piyush Chawla produced scintillating performances to give their respective sides bragging rights on Day 1 of Round 2. 

Oct 14, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
Ranji Trophy 2017: Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay to turn up in Tamil Nadu's opener against Andhra Pradesh

Ranji Trophy 2017: Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay to turn up in Tamil Nadu's opener against Andhra Pradesh

Ignored for India's Twenty20 series against Australia, offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin was on Tuesday named in the 15-member Tamil Nadu Ranji Trophy squad, along with Test opener Murali Vijay, for the season-opener against Andhra Pradesh starting Friday.

Oct 03, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
Ashwin, Jadeja, Pujara set to play in Ranji Trophy

Ashwin, Jadeja, Pujara set to play in Ranji Trophy

Ashwin was rested, while Jadeja was in and out of the ODI squad as a replacement. But Puajara and Vijay have been out of limited-overs' contention for a long time.

Sep 29, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
Contrasting Test careers of Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund

Contrasting Test careers of Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund

It was back in June 20, 2011, that Abhinav Mukund made his Test debut for India. The then Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side was up against West Indies at Kingston. Another Indian also made his debut alongside the opener.

Jul 29, 2017, 10:29 AM IST