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Vijay Shankar ( Cricketer) Wiki,Age, Family, & more

Vijay Shankar is an all-rounder cricketer in India, plays for a national cricket team. In cricket, he is a right-hand batsman and in bowling, he is a right-arm medium pace. He is select in the 2019 India squad world cup.


Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar was born 26 January 1991, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. His role in cricket is an all-rounder. His age is 28 years old in 2020. In 2014-2015 Ranji Trophy won the man of the match awards for Tamil Nadu.Aquarius his zodiac sign.

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Physical Appearance

Height(approx)– 6’0″

Weight (approx)– 75 Kg

Hair color– Black

Eye color– Dark Brown

Body (approx)– Chest 40″ Waist 32 and Biceps 12″


Vijay Shankar completed his schooling from Modern senior secondary school, Nangainallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He completed his college from Guru Nanak College, Chennai. He is a graduate.

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Family, cast & Girlfriend

Vijay’s father’s name is H. Shankar(former club cricketer) mother’s name is Rama Shankar. Shankar has one elder brother name is Ajay Shankar. He does not have any sister. He follows the Hindu Religious.

Vijay Shankar Parents
His parents


Vijay Shankar elder brother
His elder brother


IPL Cricketer

In 2014-2015 Ranji Trophy he was won two men of the match award for Tamil Nadu. He scores 111 and 82 against Vidarbha. The match was drawn but Tamil Nadu continues to advance to the next round of the first inning lead. In the semi-final against Maharastra, he scores 91 and won the man of the award. 2018-2019 Devdhar Trophy his name also select in India C’s squad. In the tournament, he was a leading wicket-taker with seven dismissals in three matches. His name also selected in 2019-2020 Deodhar Trophy.

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Vijay Shankar IPL Career

He plays his first Indian premier league debut for Chennai super kings in 2014. He plays four matches for sunrises Hyderabad in 2017.

On 13 May 2017, he was score 63 runs against Gujarat lions and not out. In 2018 IPL auction Vijay was bought by the Delhi Dare Devils. In 2019 IPL season he was playing for sunrises Hyderabad.

Vijay International Cricket career

On 6 March 2018, Vijay made his T20 debut for India against Srilanka in Nidahas Trophy.

In the 2018 second match of Nidahas Trophy, he took 2 wickets for 32 runs and India won by the 6 wickets. He announced as a player of the match.

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Vijay Shankar Career Debuts

ODI debuts vs Australia at Mel bourne cricket ground (Jan 18, 2019).

Last ODI vs West Indies at Emirates Old Trafford, Jun 27, 2019.

T20 debut vs Sri Lanka at R. Premadasa Stadium, March 6, 2018.

Last T20 vs Australia at M. Chinnaswamy stadium, Feb 27, 2019.

IPL Debut vs Rajasthan Royals in JSCA international stadium complex.

Last IPL vs Delhi capitals at Dr. Y.s Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA cricket stadium, May o8, 2019.

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Less Known Facts About Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar home address is a two-story independent house in Madipakkam, South Chennai.

His coach’s name is Balaji, WV Raman.

His hobbies are watching football and spending time with a friend.

Vijay domestic or state team is Chennai super Kings, Lyca Kovai Kings, Delhi dare Devils, and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Rahul Dravid is his Idol player.

With Rahul Dravid

His domestic jersey no is #59.

At a very young age, he started playing cricket with his father and elder brother.

At Bangalore in 2012, he made his List A debut for Tamil Nadu against ‘Andhra’.

In his initial days, he bowled offspinner but later he switched to the medium pace to become the part of Tamil Nadu.

He scored 577 runs in the 2014-15 season.

In 2012-13 Ranji Trophy Vijay was made his first-class debut against ‘Vidarbha’ at Nagpur and made 63 runs not out.

In 2013, 2014 and 2015 Shankar was bought by the CSK (Chennai Super King) but in all 3 seasons, he plays only one game.

His good performance in IPL help him to select for ‘India A’ made his debut against ‘Australia A’.

In 2016 IPL auction he was bought by the ‘Sunrisers Hyderabad’ for 35 lakhs.

In 2018 Vijay got two opportunities like selected in India for ‘2018 Nidahas Trophy’ and same year IPL auction he was selected by the Delhi Daredevils for 3.2 crores.

VVS Laxman, MS Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar his favorite cricketer.

For practice every day he plays at least 500 balls.

Vijay started playing cricket at the age of 10.

In January 2019 he was playing replacing for Hardik Pandya in two ODIs of the Australian Tour.

At Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur he took his first ODI wicket against Australia.

In the 2019 Cricket World Cup, he was selected by the international cricket council(ICC) in India’s squad. In this world cup, he took wickets for his first ball and become the third player in the world Cup.


He is a pure Vegetarian.

Vijay Shankar is a big fan of Manchester united.


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