Who Is Vijay Shankar? Vijay Shankar Biography, Height, Weight and More

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Short Biography of Vijay Shankar:

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Bio of Vijay Shankar/Short Wiki:

Real Name                              : Vijay Shankar

Profession                               : Cricketer (All-Rounder)

Food Habit                               : Vegetarian

Family of Vijay Shankar :

Father of Vijay Shankar           : H. Shankar (Former Club Cricketer)

Mother of Vijay Shankar          : Rama Shankar

Wife of Vijay Shankar              : Not Married

Children’s of Vijay Shankar     : –

Brother’s of Vijay Shankar       : Ajay Shankar (Elder)

Sister’s of Vijay Shankar         : Not Known

Relationalship’s & Affairs:

 Marital Status                          : Not Married

Girlfriend’s/ Affairs                   : Not Known 

Personal Life:

Nationality                               : Indian

D.O.B                                       : 26 january 1991

Age (in 2019)                           :28 years

Birth Place                               : Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu India

School                                     : Modern Senier Secondary School

Nangainallur, Chennai Tamil Nadu, India

Hometown                               : Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu India

College/University                   : Guru Nanak College, Chennai

Education qualification            : Graduation

Religion                                   : Hindu

Address                                   : A two-story independent house in

Madipakkam, south Chennai

Hobbies                                   : Spending time with friends, Watching Football

Smoking Habit                         : Not Known

Drinking Habit                          : Not Known

Career                                     : A Indian Cricketer.

Coach / Mentor                        : S Balaji, W V Raman

Physical State & Body:

 Height (approx)                       : 6’0” Feet, 1.83M, 183 Cm

Weight                                     : 75 Kg, 165 Pounds

Body Measurement                 : Chest- 40 inches

Waist- 32 inches

Biceps- 12 inches

Color of Eye                            : Dark Brown

Hair Color                                : Black 

Cricket Career:

International Debut                  : T20- 6 March 2018 against Shrilanka at Colombo, Shrilanka

ODI- 18 January 2019 against Australia at Melbourne

Test                                            : –

Batting Style                            : Right Handed

Bowling Style                           : Right- arm Medium

Jersey Number                        : # 59 (Domestic)

Domestic State Team              : Chennai Super Kings

(for three years, 2013, 2014 2015),

Lyca Kovai Kings,

Sunriser Hyderabad (2016),

Tamil Nadu District XI,

Delhi Daredevils (2018)

Favorite Things:

Favorite Football Team           : Manchester United Football Club

Full Biography of Vijay Shankar:

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Introduction of Vijay Shankar:

Today we will talk about the player who is like a rising sun for the Indian cricket team. Yes guys, we are talking about Vijay Shankar who has achieved a different position in the Indian team. For your information, please tell that Vijay Shankar is an Indian cricketer, who is known as an all-rounder.

Vijay Shankar, along with right-handed batsman, is also a medium-pace fast bowler with right hand. Vijay Shankar plays as an allrounder in domestic cricket in the middle of the Tamil Nadu team. The key to Vijay Shankar is that he specializes in putting big shots in a limited over game. He has proved his usefulness in a large format match too. So let’s talk about him from the beginning.

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Vijay Shankar’s name came first in the headlines when he was included in the team in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the Test series against Sri Lanka in November 2017. However, he is considered as good all-rounder, cricket expert is see him as an alternative to  the Allrounder Cricket Pandya. 

 Personal life and Family of Vijay Shankar: 

Vijay Shankar was born in Tamil Nadu on January 26, 1991. His family has already been a very big cricket lover since his birth. Vijay’s father Mr. H. Shankar had already thought of making his child a cricketer. Vijay Shankar’s father himself has been a good club cricketer. Vijay has a brother, who is also taken part in the league of Tamil Nadu cricket.

Vijay Shankar’s father had a great wish that his son show something in  the world of cricket. His Father used to do whatever he can do for him. It took too much time to go Club from home thats why his father put the net on the roof of their house. So that Vijay Shankar could pay attention to cricket altogether.

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Vijay Shankar used to bowl spin initially, but when he saw that there is no shortage of spin bowlers in the Tamilnadu team, then they thought of separating something and trying to get their hand in Medium Pace and he succeeded in it.

 Domestic Crickett Career of Vijay Shankar: 

Vijay Shankar played his first Ranji Trophy tournament in first-class cricket in 2012-13. In this tournament, Vijay got an opportunity to play 3 matches in which he scored an unbeaten century but Vijay’s best performance were seen in the 2014-15 Ranji tournament.

He played 7 matches in which he scored 2 centuries and 3 half-centuries. Vijay Shankar made total of 557 runs and also took 8 wickets, which was his best all-round performance. Due to this performance, Vijay Shankar was selected for the India A team against Australia A. Where he performed well with the expectation.

vijay-shankar in IPL 2019

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The next tour of India A was South Africa. Vijay Shankar was also selected in that team. In that triangular series, India managed to swing its crown and win the tournament. Vijay Shankar’s contribution in this was 72 runs in the final match, which led the team to victory. After that Vijay Shankar was given captaincy in the limited overs. He became the captain in the limited overs match of his home team, Tamil Nadu. Vijay Shankar-led team made Vijay Champion by winning Vijay Hazare and Deodhar Trophy.

International Cricket Career of Vijay Shankar: 

kets for 32 runs. For bowling he got Man-of-the-matchVijay Shankar was selected for the first time in the Indian team against Sri Lanka in November 2017 but Vijay did not get a chance to play a single match.

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When the T20 triangular series was held in Sri Lanka in February 2018, the Indian team was announced for that series. All senior players were rested in that team and all the young players were given a chance. In the team led by Rohit Sharma, there was also one name Vijay Shankar who was in the team as an all-rounder.Vijay Shankar played his international career against Sri Lanka on March 6, 2018. In this series he also took wickets against Bangladesh. In that match, he completed 4 overs, took two wickets and gave 32 runs. For that he was choosen as the man of the Match.

Vijay Shankar in IPL: 

In the first match of the Indian Premier League, Vijay played from the team of Chennai Super Kings in 2014 where he got the chance to play only one match. After that, Sunrisers Hyderabad bought him in the IPL  auction 2015, where he got the chance to play 4 matches, but did not get enough time in the next match because of not consistently good performance.

In IPL 2017, Vijay Shankar scored 63 not out against Gujarat Lions and when Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings returned to the IPL in 2018, all the players were in the auction, then the Delhi Daredevils team bought him in their team and also had the opportunity to play In which he well played and they won many matches.                                      


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