Murali Vijay    AFP
Murali Vijay has played 51 Tests for India AFP

Murali Vijay, India s most trusted opener over some years now, has been blessed with his third child. Along with wife Nikita, Vijay shared a picture welcoming the newest member to their family. Vijay and Nikita had got married in 2012, and already have a daughter and a son. Vijay s tweet read, Two Rockstars!! One introducing the other to the world. Feeling Blessed.

Vijay is currently out of the India set-up owing to an injury. He was replaced by Shikhar Dhawan in the Sri Lanka tour. He also missed out on playing the Tamil Nadu Premier League 2017 with Kovai Kings.


Vijay was not included in Tamil Nadu’s list of probables for the upcoming Ranji Trophy Season 2017-18. Vijay last played for India in the 4-Test series versus Australia in India. He also missed out featuring in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).