Vijay Shankar (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Biography & More

Vijay Shankar

Full NameVijay Shankar
ProfessionCricketer (All-rounder)
Food HabitVegetarian
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’ 0”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutT20- 6 March 2018 against Sri Lanka at Colombo, Sri Lanka
ODI- 18 January 2019 against Australia at Melbourne
Test- Did Not Play
Jersey Number#59 (Domestic)
Domestic/State TeamChennai Super Kings, Lyca Kovai Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Tamil Nadu Districts XI, Delhi Daredevils
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 January 1991
Age (as in 2019)28 Years
Birth PlaceTirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
HometownTirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolModern Senior Secondary School, Nangainallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
College/UniversityGuru Nanak College, Chennai
Educational QualificationGraduate
Coach/MentorS Balaji, WV Raman
AddressA two-story independent house in Madipakkam, South Chennai
HobbiesSpending time with friends, Watching football
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
ParentsFather- H. Shankar (Former club cricketer)
Mother- Name Not Known
Vijay Shankar parents
BrotherAjay Shankar (Elder)
Vijay Shankar brother Ajay Shankar
Favourite Things
Favourite Football TeamManchester United Football Club

Vijay ShankarSome Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Shankar

  • Does Vijay Shankar smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Vijay Shankar drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Vijay started playing cricket at a very young age with his father and brother who helped him to nourish his skills.
  • Initially, he bowled as an offspinner but later switched to medium pace to become the part of ‘Tamil Nadu’ cricket team as a number of spinners were already there.
  • He made his List A debut for ‘Tamil Nadu’ in 2012 against ‘Andhra’ at Bangalore.
  • In the same year, he made his first-class debut against ‘Vidarbha’ in ‘2012-2013 Ranji Trophy’ at Nagpur, in which he scored 63 runs not out and also picked 2 wickets.
  • ‘Chennai Super Kings’ bought him three times in 2013, 2014, and 2015 for the ‘Indian Premier League’ (IPL) auction but he played only one game in all 3 seasons.
  • In the 2014-2015 season, he scored 577 runs in just 7 matches.
  • His consistent great performance helped him to play for ‘India A’ and he made his debut against ‘Australia A.’
  • In 2016, ‘Sunrisers Hyderabad’ (SRH) bought him for Rs 35 lakhs for the ‘2016 IPL’ auction.
  • In November 2017, he got an opportunity to be the part of ‘India’ squad for their Test series against ‘Sri Lanka’ after replacing Bhuvneshwar Kumar but wasn’t in the playing XI.
  • In 2018, he got another opportunity to make his debut for ‘India’ in ‘2018 Nidahas Trophy’ (T20I).
  • In the same year, ‘Delhi Daredevils’ (DD) bought him for Rs 3.2 crore for the ‘2018 IPL’ auction.