India’s opening batsman Murali Vijay was ruled out of the second Test against Australia on Saturday due to a shoulder injury sustained in the first match at Pune.
The 32-year-old from Tamil Nadu sustained the injury whilst diving on an outstretched arm during the first Test in Pune, which India lost by 333 runs in less than three days.
BCCI’s Statement Indian Test opener Murali Vijay has been ruled out of the 2nd Paytm Test between India and Australia in Bengaluru starting 4 March after sustaining an injury to his left shoulder. He will be further assessed and monitored by BCCI Medical Team over the coming days.
Vijay was replaced by Abhinav Mukund, who made a comeback to the Test side after five-and-a-half years. He got out LBW to Mitchell Starc for a duck in the third over of the match in Bengaluru.
(With inputs from PTI)