India vs Bangladesh: we was not batting during my best, Vijay says after scoring ton

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Murali Vijay currently pronounced he scored a sixth Test hundred notwithstanding not batting during his best and credited opening partner Shikhar Dhawan for permitting him to gait his innings, that was halted by mixed sleet breaks in a one-off diversion between India and Bangladesh here.

Vijay, who of late has been one of India’s inclusive run-getters in a longest format, went on to measure 150 on day 3 after being stranded on 89 for over dual days due to determined rain.

“We can’t do most about weather, it is not in a hands. All we (Dhawan and him) designed to do was to play via day dual though sadly no play was possible. We are in a good position and hopefully we can do something special in a remaining dual days,” Vijay told reporters after stumps on day 3 with India reaching 462 for six.


Murali Vijay. AFP

“The wicket was good wicket to bat on primarily and afterwards it became slower so we had to adjust a bit. Shikhar gave a shining start so we only wanted to hang in there and play for as prolonged as possible,” he said.

How did he cope adult with visit stoppages?

“I was not batting during my best to be honest. My priority was not to give my wicket away, tire a quick bowlers and money in when their 4 spinners operate. It is formidable (to bat between breaks) though we have to be adult for it as a professional,” pronounced Vijay.

Vijay was a confident male after reaching 3 figures, a symbol he has missed 5 times in 56 innings by removing out in a 80s and shaken 90s.

Asked either he was meditative of a lass double hundred, Vijay said: “I was not meditative too distant ahead. we was only meditative of pulling a measure over 500 since we knew sleet was coming. we picked adult a wrong round to play that shot.”

If Vijay is stone plain with a bat in a five-day format, he is equally effective in singular overs cricket. He was expectedly asked about batting in opposite formats.

“All we got to do as an opening batsman is go out with an open mind, hang to a basis and bat according to a wicket. At a moment, we am in a right space and batting well.

“Test cricket is all about good starts and from there it is about building partnerships. Initially we never go in with a devise and only go with a flow. There is a purpose for everybody and we are doing in a right way.”

Vijay pronounced a group is aiming for a win notwithstanding sleet hazard appearing vast over a game.

“We are going for a win if continue permits,” he said.

He also likely a dual Indian spinners, Harbhajan Singh and Ravichandran Ashwin, to do well.

“They both are opposite form of spin bowlers and it is good for us. The wicket is deteriorating and it is going to assistance both of them,” combined Vijay.