Murali Vijay Wife, Age, Height, Batting Stats, IPL, CSK, Controversy, Dinesh Karthik
Updated on: Jun 2, 2021 1:03 pm IST
Murali Vijay : Not often you see a batsman getting established in the longest format of the game without finding himself a place in the limited overs squad, especially in modern days. Despite being overlooked to play for India in the limited overs, Vijay stands tall as India’s top choice for opening the batting in the longest format.
- Born in Chennai, he belongs to a family of scholars, but eventually never excelled in academics. He however found his destiny on the cricket ground.
- He ran away from home after failing in his academics and fearing a burst of outrage from his father.
- He worked at a snooker parlour to earn his livelihood and eventually began playing cricket aged 17.
Name: Murali Vijay
Role: Right-handed Bat, Right-arm Offbreak
Murali Vijay Height
Weight (approx.): 72kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Date of Birth: 01 April, 1984
Murali Vijay Age
Birth Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Aries
College: Vivekananda College, Chennai
Educational Qualifications: NA
Mother: Name Not Known
Sister: Name Not Known
Coach/Mentor: Bharat Arun
Address: Chennai, India
T20: vs Afghanistan, 01 May 2010
ODI: vs England, 29 November 2008
Test: vs Australia, 06 November 2008
Jersey Number: 8 & 888 (Chennai Super Kings), 26 (India)
Major Teams: India, Tamil Nadu, India Blue, India B, India A, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, India Green, Lyca Kovai Kings, Ruby Trichy Warriors, Essex, Chennai Super Kings
Nature on field: Calm
Likes to play against: Pakistan, Australia
Career Turning Point
Murali Vijay’s career has seen quite a few twists and turns, but the first for him came in the 2006-07 Ranji Trophy when he finished as the third highest run-scorer in the season.
Hobbies: Music and Travelling
Virat Kohli, Sir Vivian Richards, Hashim Amma, AB De Villiers, Kumar Sangakarra
Dale Steyn, Zaheer Khan, Ravichandran Ashwin
Favourite Cricket Ground: NA
Favourite Sportsmen: NA
Favourite Food: Seafood
Favourite Actors: Kamal Hassan, Rajnikanth, Hrithik Roshan
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Destinations: NA
Murali Vijay Wife
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: Nikita Vijay
Murali Vijay Wife: Nikita Vijay
Marriage Date: NA
Children: Eva(Daughter), Neerav(Son)
Murali Vijay Dinesh Karthik
Still considered as one the most unpopular controversies of Indian cricket, Murali Vijay was rumoured to have had a feud with team mate Dinesh Karthik over an alleged relationship with the latter’s wife. Eventually, Murali Vijay and Dinesh Karthik wife (now ex-wife) did end up getting married which only fueled the rumour further.
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