Murali Vijay (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Murali Vijay

Real NameMurali Vijay
NicknameVijay and Monk
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weightin Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 6 November 2008 vs Australia in Nagpur
ODI- 27 February 2010 vs South Africa in Ahmedabad
T20- 1 May 2010 vs Afghanistan in St Lucia
Coach/MentorBharat Arun
Jersey Number#26(India)
#26(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamIndia, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Tamil Nadu
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstPakistan and Australia
Favourite BallOut Swinger
Records (main ones)2nd highest run-scorer behind Virat Kohli in the 2014-15 Test series in Australia.
Career Turning PointHis Test debut against Australia in 2008 Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Nagpur, as a replacement for Gautam Gambhir.
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 April 1984
Age (as in 2016)32 Years
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeVivekananda College in Mylapore, Chennai
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Murali Vijay with his parents
Brother- Not Known
Sister- 1
HobbiesListening music
ControversiesIt was believed that there was a love triangle between Dinesh Karthik, his Ex-wife Nikita and him, as it was said that she cheated on him with Murali Vijay.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Virat Kohli, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Viv Richards and Kumar Sangakkara
Bowler: R Ashvin, Dale Steyn and Zaheer Khan
Favourite FoodCrab dishes
Favourite ActorKamal Hasan, Rajinikanth and Hrithik Roshan
Favourite ActressDeepika Padukone, Sushmita Sen and Shruti Haasan
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNikita Vijay
WifeNikita Vijay
Murali Vijay with his wife and son
ChildrenDaughter- Iva
Son- Nirav
Murali Vijay with his children

Murali Vijay

Some lesser known facts about Murali Vijay

  • Does Murali Vijay smoke?: No
  • Does Murali Vijay drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Vijay failed in his 12th standard exams with 40% when he was 17 years old, on the other hand his sister scored 98%. After his poor result, his father told him that he is worthy for a peon’s job.
  • He was hurt by his father’s remarks and left the house and shifted to a local hotel.
  • To get some earning, he started working in a snooker club and a commission based business, alongside which he used to practice cricket.
  • Later, he continued his studies and cleared his 12th standard exams and choose to join Vivekananda College, Chennai, as it was a reputed college for cricket.
  • Initially he wasn’t selected to play for the Tamil Nadu domestic team because of his long hairs, after which he got a short hair-cut and later played for that team.
  • He is often called Monk due to his calm nature.