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

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Age: 30 Years
Wife: Vaishali Visweswaran
Marriage Date: 27 January 2021

Full Name Vijay Shankar
Profession Cricketer (all-rounder)
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 Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
International Debut T20– 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 Team Chennai Super Kings, Lyca Kovai Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Tamil Nadu Districts XI, Delhi Daredevils
Personal Life
Date of Birth 26 January 1991
Age (as of 2021) 30 Years
Birthplace Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
School Modern Senior Secondary School, Nangainallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
College/University Guru Nanak College, Chennai
Educational Qualification Graduate
Coach/Mentor S Balaji, WV Raman
Religion Hinduism
Address A two-story independent house in Madipakkam, South Chennai
Hobbies Watching football
Food Habit Vegetarian
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 27 January 2021 (Wednesday)
Vijay Shankar's wedding photo
Affairs/Girlfriends Vaishali Visweswaran
Wife/Spouse Vaishali Visweswaran
Vijay Shankar with his wife Vaishali Visweswaran


Parents Father– H. Shankar (Former club cricketer)
Mother– Name Not Known
Vijay Shankar parents
Brother Ajay Shankar (Elder)
Vijay Shankar brother Ajay Shankar
Favourite Things
Football Team Manchester United

Vijay ShankarSome Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Shankar

  • 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.

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