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Vijay Shankar Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Stats, IPL, Net Worth

Vijay Shankar Wiki Biography: Vijay Shankar is one of the popular all-rounder, Indian cricketers. He was born in Tamil Nadu, India on January 26, 1991. He is one of the players among the National cricket team. Vijay was also selected in the national team for India in the 2019 cricket world cup. Aside from this, he has won the man of the series in Ranji Trophy as well. He is Right-handed batsman and Right-arm medium-fast bowler.

Vijay made his breakthrough when he was selected in India C squad for Devdhar Trophy. He was also a leading wicketkeeper in that match looking at his performance their he got a chance to play in India B squad in this way he expanded his career up to 2019 world cup and IPL.

Vijay Shankar
Vijay Shankar
Full NameVijay Shankar
Nick NameVijay
Date of BirthJanuary 26, 1991
Birth PlaceTamil Nadu, India
ProfessionCricketer, Sportsman
RoleAll Rounder
BowlingRight-arm medium fast

Physical Appearance

Vijay Shankar is one of the popular who was selected for the 2019 world cup. He is 6 feet 0 inches tall and he has black eyes and black hair. Vijay Shankar weighs around 75 kg. Vijay Shankar is 29 years old.

HeightIn feet- 6.0
In centimeter- 183
In meters- 1.83
WeightIn kilogram- 75 Kg
In Pound- 165 lbs
Age in 201929 Years


Vijay Shankar was born and raised in the Tamil Nadu, India in hindu family. His father name is H. Shankar. He has one brother who is also a cricketer. Vijay got interested in cricket as his brother was so much passionate in cricket in early days. He also used to play with him and slowly also got in love with the game.

In the beginning, he used to play in his school, and later with his brother he starts playing in zonal level and regional level matches which were the beginning of his cricket career. In 2014 he got a chance to play in Ranji Trophy where he got a man of the series for his performance.

IPL Career

He made his very first appearances in 2014 IPL from Chennai Super Kings in 2014. Where he didn’t got so much opportunity to showcase his skills. In the 2017 IPL he was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad in that match he got a bit opportunity and their he scored 63 runs against Gujarat lions without becoming out. In the 2018 IPL he was bought by Delhi Dare Devils. Currently he has been bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for upcoming 2020 IPL.

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Batting Stats

Not Out00
Highest Score4643
Strike Rate90.65138.36
Balls Faced

Family and marital Status and Affairs

Vijay Shankar was born and raised in Tamil Nadu, India. He is one of the well known player to be select in the IPL. He currently lives in the Tamil Nadu along with his family. Vijay belongs to Hindu Family. He has one brother Ajay Shanakar who is also a cricketer.


  • He started his career when he was just 16 years old.
  • Vijay Shankar has also made his appearances in the T20 match against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
  • He was born and raised in the Tamil Nadu.
  • Vijay Shankar has one brother Ajay Shankar

Net worth

Net Worth in 2020N/A
Income SourceCricket
Annual SalaryNot Known

Social Media

InstagramVijay Shankar
TwitterVijay Shankar
Does Vijay Shankar Consume Alcohol?Yes
Does Vijay Shankar, Smoke Cigarettes?NO
Does Vijay Shankar Drive?Yes
Is Vijay Shankar, Swims?Yes
Is Vijay Shankar Yoga Practitioner?No
Does Gym?Yes
Is Vijay Shankar a Jogger?Not Known
Eating Habit?Vegetarian

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