Yesterday cricbuzz prediction: Murali Vijay is retiring from all forms of international cricket

Former India opener Murali Vijay announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket on Monday.

He tweeted, “Today, with immense gratitude & humility, I 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 was an honour representing India at the highest level of sport. I am grateful for the opportunities given to me by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA), Chennai Super Kings and Chemplast Sanmar.”

“To all my team-mates, coaches, mentors and support staff:
It has been an absolute privilege to have played with you all, and, I thank you all for helping turn my dream into reality. To cricket fans that have supported me through the ups & downs of international sport, will forever cherish the moments I spent with you all and your support has always be a source of motivation for me.”

He also thanked his family and friends for their love and support and expressed that he would be exploring new opportunities in cricket and its business aspects. Vijay made his Indian Squad Test debut in November 2008 after successful Ranji Trophy, South Zone, India Red and India A tournaments. Scored 3982 runs in the match.

Vijay, 38, has scored 9,205 top flight his runs and 20 over Tamil Nadu returned to the Premier League (TNPL) He had not played cricket until last year . Ahead of his last TNPL, Vijay has taken a break for personal reasons and says he now wants to enjoy the cricket he is playing.

“I’m almost done with his BCCI (laughs) and looking for opportunities abroad. I want to play competitive cricket,” Vijay told WV Raman on Wednesday at WV, Sportster’s weekly show.

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