Vijay Shankar
(Indian Cricketer)

Vijay Shankar is another hope for a nation obsessed with fast-bowling all-rounders. Coming from a family of cricketer, Vijay Shankar filled in for long-serving batsman Subramanium Badrinath in the Tamil Nadu first class team.
Shankar’s strong performances in the domestic circuit and bowling ability helped with find a place in the national team for the Nidhas Trophy 2018 that featured Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. In the tournament, Shankar also won a man of the match award in one game. In the IPL, Shankar has been a part of the Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Daredevils.

Vijay Shankar
Nickname:KG
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:NA
Biopic:NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):6’0″
Weight (approx.):75 kg
Eye Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Tattoos:No
Personal Life
Date of Birth:26 January 1991
Age (as on 2018):27 years
Birth Place:Tirunelveli
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Aquarius
Nationality:Indian
School:Modern Senior Secondary Schol, Chennai
College:Guru Nanak College, Chennai
Educational Qualifications:Graduate
Signature:NA
Family
Father:H.Shankar
Mother:NA
Sister:NA
Brother:Ajay Shankar
Coach/Mentor:S Balaji, WV Raman
Religion:Hinduism
Address:Madipakkam, South Chennai
Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:
ODI:
T20:6 March 2018 vs Sri Lanka
Jersey Number:#59 (India)
Domestic/State Team:Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, India A, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Tamil Nadu
Nature on field:Calm
Likes to play against:NA
Favourite Shot:NA
Records
Career Turning Point:NA
Preferences
Hobbies:Watching Football
Favourite Football Club:Manchester United
Smoking/Alcohol:NA
Style Quotient
Cars Collection:NA
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends:NA
Wife/Spouse:NA
Marriage Date:NA
Children:NA
Earnings
Net Worth:NA
IPL earnings:3.20 crore (Delhi Daredevils, 2018), 35 Lakh (Sunrisers Hyderabad, 2016)
Lesser Known Facts
  • Vijay Shankar started as an off-spinner and later gave medium pace a serious thought.
  • Chennai Super Kings picked Shankar thrice in the IPL auctions but the all-rounder made only 3 appearances for the franchise in 3 years.
  • Shankar’s father and brother Ajay have both played lower-division cricket in Tamil Nadu.