5 Records That Murali Vijay Broke after Brisbane Century

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 | 0

In-form Indian opener, Murali Vijay, joined the elite club of cricketers after scoring a fluent century against Australia in the second Test match in Brisbane on Wednesday. Here are some records smashed by the conventional batsman…

1. Murali Vijay became the first touring opener to smash a Test century on the opening day’s play in Brisbane.

2. Murali Vijay became the highest run-scorer by a touring opening batsman on the opening day’s play in Brisbane.

3. Murali Vijay became the second Indian opening batsman to pile up a 50+ score in Brisbane after Sunil Gavaskar.

4. Murali Vijay joined the privileged club of most centuries by an Indian batsman in Australia. The list comprises of Sunil Gavaskar, Vinoo Mankad, Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman, Ravi Shastri and Krishnamachari Srikanth.

5. Murali Vijay’s 4 off the 5 Test centuries have come against Australia. Today’s knock also helped him complete 2000 runs in his Test career.


(Stats: Mohandas Menon on Twitter, Image: cricketcountry.com)



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