Murali Vijay
Murali Vijay (Image Credit: Twitter)

With renowned cricketer Murali Vijay confirming that he will play for Ruby Trichy Warriors this season, the T20 competition received a significant boost.

The seasoned veteran has not played for Tamil Nadu or any other league matches in the last year or so because he was not vaccinated.

Murali Vijay
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According to TNCA secretary RS Ramasaamy, Salem and Coimbatore will be the new stadiums for the TNPL, while Chepauk will be closed due to renovation project.
He praised the TNCA for putting in the effort to organize the league and insisted that it has aided state cricketers advance.

Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL)
Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). Image Credits: Twitter

“We (the Tamil Nadu team) are the first champions of the T20 format since its inception (the 2006-2007 national season). The Tamil Nadu Premier League is a gift for the state’s players. The TNPL has greatly aided young players; six to seven are currently playing in the IPL, and some have represented India “Vijay said this while welcoming Giggr as a sponsor at a TNCA event.

‘I plan to continue playing cricket for as long as possible’: Murali Vijay

The former India opener claimed to have taken a personal sabbatical and is happy to be back in action. Vijay further stated that he is in good shape and intends to play for as long as possible.

Murali Vijay, Indian Player
Murali Vijay (Image Credit: Twitter)

“I am on my way back now. This year, I am participating in the TNPL. I intend to continue playing cricket for as long as possible. I simply took a personal break because I have a young family to look after. I am enjoying cricket, I am in good shape, and I am hoping to do my best for my side “Murali Vijay said.

Vijay, who made his Test debut against Australia in Nagpur in 2008, has a lengthy and illustrious career in which he has played 61 Tests for India and scored 3982 runs with 12 hundreds.

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