Murali Vijay: I do not look forward to play for India or world level.

Murali Vijay: I Do Not Look Forward To Play For India Or World Level

Indian Cricketers, Murali Vijay, Test match
Murali Vijay (Image Credit: Getty Images)

Murali Vijay, Tamil Nadu batsman, was recently selected by English county side Somerset. The 35-year-old plays for India in Test matches but has not played since December last year.

He has stated that he plays cricket for pride and passion but not look forward to playing with India or world level.

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“I play cricket just for pride and sheer passion for it. I do not look forward to play for India or world level. My funda is to play cricket at a higher level. So, any cricket is good for me and I am looking forward to contributing to the teams I play for,” Vijay was quoted as saying by ANI.

Murali Vijay has made a four-time comeback in Indian Team

Murali Vijay, Test match
Murali Vijay. Credits: Essex Twitter

Further, he cleared that he has the interest to play for India if he gets the opportunity.

“Of course, I am saying that I do not put any limitation on my dream. I have given four come back (to Indian cricket team) and there is no pressure. I know how to do that and I want to contribute to whichever team I play for,” He said

Vijay is of the view that he wants to contribute his best for whichever team he plays. He doesn’t want to leave any opportunity because it gives him the experience.

“This is what I have done over a period of 15 years. So, obviously, nothing changes in that aspect of it. But obviously, opportunities create more experience and I am looking forward to one,” he added.

Murali Vijay has played 61 Test matches for India and scored 3,982 runs with 12 centuries. He plays first-Class cricket for Tamil Nadu and represents Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in IPL.

“I want to make the team win and also get the youngsters in the right mindset. So, these are the contribution I can give to cricket,” Vijay concluded.

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