CricketMurali Vijay confirms his retirement from all forms of International Cricket
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He was last seen playing in the Border Gavaskar Trophy in the year 2018 on an Australia tour. He played his last ODI on 14 July 2015 against Zimbabwe at Harare. At the same time, on 19 July 2015, he played his last T20 International match against Zimbabwe in Harare.

Vijay played 61 Test matches in his career for team India. During this, he scored 3982 runs in 105 innings at an average of 38.28 and a strike rate of 46.29. He has 15 half-centuries and 12 centuries in the longest format of cricket.

In 16 innings of 17 ODIs, the 38-year-old batter scored 339 runs at an average of 21.18 and a strike rate of 66.99. He has scored 1 half-century in ODIs. At the same time, in 9 innings of 9 T20 Internationals, he scored 169 runs at an average of 18.77 and a strike rate of 109.74. His highest score in the quickest format is 48 runs.

In an emotional post on social media, Vijay remembered his career from 2002 to 2018 and thanked all those who were a part of his journey. He wrote:

Today, with immense gratitude & humility, | announce my retirement from all forms of International cricket.

My journey from 2002-2018 has been the most wonderful years of my life for it was an honour representing India at the highest level of sport.

I am excited to announce that i will be exploring new opportunities in the world of cricket & the business side of it, where i will also continue to participate in the sport that i love and challenge myself in new and different environments. I believe that this is the next step in my journey as acricketer and I look forward to this new chapter in my life.

I wish all my former teammates and the Indian cricket team all the best for their future endeavours.