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Vijay Shankar (India cricketer) Girlfriend, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

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
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

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:
ODI: Jan 18, 2019 vs Australia
T20I: 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


Career Turning Point: NA

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

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.
The terrace of Vijay Shankar's house doubles up as his his make-shift indoor nets © Deivarayan Muthu

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