Indian opener Murali Vijay injured ahead of 1st Sri Lanka Test

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Colombo, Aug 6: Indian opener Murali Vijay was unable to bat on Day 1 of the only tour game due to a hamstring strain but is expected to get fit for the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle starting August 12, the team management said.

Day 1 report

Vijay was unable to take field as skipper Virat sent KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan to open the innings after being put into bat in the three-day game here today.

Murali Vijay

Indians ended the day on 314 for six in 79 overs with Ajinkya Rahane unbeaten on 109, but Vijay never came out to bat.


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