Murali Vijay wrote to Tamil Nadu Cricket Association about his unavailability for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy last December stating he wasn’t keen on remaining inside the bio-bubble.
Murali Vijay, featured in three County Championship matches for Essex last season, has penned a deal with Somerset as their overseas player.
Australia's lower order added crucial 49 runs after resuming at 277 for six as paceman Ishant Sharma finished with 4 for 41.
The Tamil Nadu team will be led by Dinesh Karthik, and has India stars like Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay, Vijay Shankar, etc
It's the sixth time that Starc has dismissed Vijay in 213 balls. The Indian opener managed to take 93 runs off those deliveries.
Vijay was dropped midway through the England Test series, which India lost 1-4. But with a hundred in the warm-up match, a rejuvenated Vijay is likely to play an important role in India's campaign Down Under.
Murali Vijay last played for India in the second Test against Australia at Perth in December 2018, and the out-of-favour opener will turn up for English County team Somerset
Recently, both Nair and Vijay spoke to the media about alleged "lack of communication" on the part of the selection committee, a charge emphatically denied by chairman Prasad himself.
Vijay was dropped for the last two Test matches against hosts England after a series of poor showings in overseas outings.