Vijay Shankar Wife, Age, Height, IPL, Stats, Teams, Jersey Number, Biography

Published on: Jul 17, 2018 3:58 pm IST|Updated on: Apr 24, 2024 5:00 pm IST

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Vijay Shankar is another hope for a nation obsessed with fast-bowling all-rounders. Coming from a family of a 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 finding 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.


Nickname: KG
Profession: Cricketer
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height 6 feet
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoos: No
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 26 January 1991
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
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



Hobbies: Watching Football
Favourite Football Club: Manchester United
Smoking/Alcohol: NA


Vijay Shankar Wife

Marital Status: Engaged on 20 August 2020
Fiance: Vaishali Visweswaran
Vijay Shankar Wife: Vaishali Visweswaran (Engaged)

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Marriage Date: NA
Children: NA


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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