Senior India opener Murali Vijay will be playing three matches for Essex in the final phase of the division one of English County Championship, the BCCI announced on Saturday.
India vs England: Only Virat Kohli can answer in Test series if skipping county stint was helpful, says Alec Stewart
Virat Kohli's much-hyped maiden county stint for Surrey had to be called off due to a neck injury post-IPL, but how much has the rest helped the Indian captain will only be discovered after the end of the Test series, said former England captain Alec Stewart.
County Championship 2018: Essex's Peter Siddle shines with ball against Yorkshire as 22 wickets fall on opening day
Australia's Peter Siddle took five wickets as England captain Joe Root and predecessor Alastair Cook both fell for ducks on an extraordinary opening day in the County Championship clash between Essex and Yorkshire at Chelmsford
Left-arm spinner Axar Patel is the latest Indian cricketer to join the English county cricket bandwagon as he is set to play six Championship (first class) matches for Durham in August.
Virat Kohli to play county cricket ahead of crucial England tour, will miss one-off Afghanistan Test
India captain Virat Kohli is all set to play county cricket in his bid to prepare for the upcoming Test series against England in August-September.