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Murali Vijay gets into an ugly fight with crowd during TNPL match [Watch]

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 1 August 2022, 16:32 IST
Murali Vijay gets into an ugly fight with crowd.

A video has been doing rounds on the internet where Indian cricketer Murali Vijay is getting into an ugly fight with the fans before being separated by the security. Murali Vijay, who has played for India in 61 Tests, 17 ODIs and 9 T20Is, made a comeback to competitive cricket through the just-concluded season of the Tamil Nadu Premier League.

It all started during a match between Rubi Tricky Warriors and Mudhurai Panther when the spectators started shouting “DK, DK” in order to mock the cricketer, who was at the time fielding near the boundary line. Murali in response, told the fans to calm down with folded hands, to which the chanting got even louder.

In another clip, The Indian cricketer can been seen going across the advertisment placard and getting into an argument with the crowd. Had the security not stepped in, things could have taken an ugly turn at the stadium. The crowd was also seen going towards Vijay, however the security swiftly drove away the approaching crowd.

Watch video below: 


Murali Vijay's last game for the national side was in 2018 when he featured in the second Test against Australia in Perth. And his last appearance for Chennai Super Kings was in the 2020.

"I want to play as long as possible. Just took a personal break," he had said ahead of his return to the TNPL. "I have a young family and wanted to take care of them. I'm enjoying my cricket now and I'm feeling fit, hopefully, I can do my bit for my team and TNPL," ESPNcricinfo quoted Vijay as saying.

Murali last played for Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy in 2019. Speaking about his absence from the game, The cricketer said that he needed to take a break for personal reasons.

"It was difficult for me personally because I wanted to play but I had injuries and my personal life was going at a fast pace. I wanted to slow it down and see where I was standing as an individual. I wanted to reflect on myself and that's why I felt that [a] break was required and needed for me at that particular time. TNCA has understood that and they've given me this beautiful platform to come back and play the game," he said.

Furthermore, Murali Vijay said the he does not havve any personal objective at present and his main focus is to enjoy the sport he loves. Besides CSK, Vijay also plyed his trade for Delhi Daredevils and Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League.

"The two-year break was to reflect on the exact point you are saying [India comeback]. At the end of the day, you have to be realistic with your targets. I pretty much don't have any aim at the moment. I just want to play cricket and enjoy this phase of my life at this point and see where it takes me, with the help of TNCA," added Vijay.

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First published: 1 August 2022, 16:32 IST