Gulf News – Bengaluru: Murali Vijay, India’s senior Test opener, is in no mood to take Afghanistan lightly on the eve of their one-off Test beginning on Thursday.

Summary

  • Bengaluru: Murali Vijay, India’s senior Test opener, is in no mood to take Afghanistan lightly on the eve of their one-off Test beginning on Thursday.
  • It will definitely be an interesting game and from there on, the strategies for the England series will start,” said Vijay, who had to sit out during the Chennai Super Kings’ successful IPL campaign, but will again be a key player in the longer formats.
  • Afghanistan might be making their debut in the longest format of the game, but Vijay maintains that they cannot be taken lightly.
  • “Afghanistan is a quality side and Test cricket as such is a test for any player,” he said.
  • In his previous five Tests in England, Vijay has scored 402 runs at an average of 40.20.


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