He scored 121 runs in Tamil Nadu Premier League
During this, Murali Vijay hit 12 sixes and 7 fours.
Earlier he has also scored 2 centuries in IPL.
New Delhi. Murali Vijay could not play a single match in the last 2 seasons of IPL due to poor form. In the last 5 seasons, he got a chance to play in only 6 matches. Although he has been a part of the champion team Chennai Super Kings led by MS Dhoni. This 38-year-old opener batsman scored a century in a match of Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). During this he hit 12 sixes and 7 fours. That is, scored 100 runs in just 19 balls. However, his team got defeated in the match.
In the 19th match of the Tamil Nadu Premier League, Nellai Royal Kings got the opportunity to bat after losing the toss. However, the start of the team was not good and they lost 2 wickets for 29 runs. After this Baba Aparajit and Sanjay Yadav batted aggressively and took the score beyond 230 runs. The team scored 236 runs for 2 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Unbeaten on 92 runs off 48 balls remained unbeaten. Hit 5 fours and 8 sixes. At the same time, Sanjay stood till the end by scoring 103 runs off 55 balls. Hit 6 fours and 9 sixes.
scored more than half of the team’s runs
In response, the Rabi Warriors team kept on losing wickets from one side, but Murali Vijay stood firm. He completed his century in 57 balls. In the end, he got out after scoring 121 runs off 66 balls. The team could only score 170 runs for 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Apart from Murali Vijay, no other batsman could touch the 20-run mark. He scored more than half of the team’s runs.
Has also scored 2 centuries in IPL
Murali Vijay’s IPL record is also excellent. He has scored more than 2500 runs with the help of 2 centuries and 13 half-centuries. He has scored 2619 runs in 106 matches at an average of 26. Best innings of 127 runs. He did not get a chance in the last 2 seasons. 3 in 2020, 2 in 2019 and one match in 2018. Earlier in 2017, he got a chance to play in 14 matches.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 16, 2022, 05:59 IST