Murali Vijay Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Facts & More

Murali Vijay is an indian professional cricketer who plays for tamil nadu in the dometic matches and currently playing for chennai super kings in the indian premier league. He is right handed batsman and right arm off break bowler.

Murali Vijay Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Income, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, House, Cars, Records, Awards & Facts

Biography/Wiki

Full Name

Murali Vijay 

Nickname

Vijay and Monk

Profession

Indian Cricketer

Batting

Right-handed

Bowling

Right-arm off break

Coach/Mentor

Bharat Arun

Jersey Number

  • #26 India International Cricket Team

Teams

  • National Team India International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2021 Team – Chennai Super Kings(IPL)

Personal Life

Murali Vijay

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Murali Vijay was born on 1 April 1984 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Age

He is currently 37 years old (as in 2021).

Sun Sign

Aries

Nationality

Indian

Religion

Hinduism

Hometown

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Education

  • School –  
    • Not Known
  • College –
    • Vivekananda College in Mylapore, Chennai
  • Educational Qualification –
    • Graduation

Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.75 m

Weight (approx.)

  • In Kilograms – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Measurements (approx.)

  • Chest: 40 Inches
  • Waist: 32 Inches
  • Biceps: 14 Inches

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Not Known 
  • Mother – Not Known 
  • Siblings – Not Known 
Murali Vijay With His Mother And Father
Murali Vijay With His Mother And Father

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Murali Vijay dated –
    • Nikita Vijay
Murali Vijay with Nikita Vijay
Murali Vijay with Nikita Vijay

Marital Status

Married

  • Wife – Nikita Vijay
Murali Vijay With Nikita Vijay
Murali Vijay With Nikita Vijay
  • Children’s –
    • Son – Nirav
    • Daughters – Iva
Murali Vijay With Children's
Murali Vijay With Children’s

Career

Career Turning Point

In the 207-2008 Ranji trophy series he scored 582 runs in seven matches at an average of 58.2 with two hundreds including a high score of 230* against saurashtra. This series helped him to make his place in IPL team chennai super kings.

Debut

ODI Debut

Murali Vijay made his one day international debut against South Africa on 27 february 2010.

Test Debut

Murali Vijay made his test cricket debut against Australia on 6 november 2008.

T20 Debut

Murali Vijay made his T20 debut against Afghanistan on 1 May 2010.

IPL Debut

Murali Vijay made his IPL debut for Chennai Super Kings. He was selected for team Chennai Super Kings in IPL auction 2009 for 12  lakhs and played his debut match in 2009.

Records

• Sixth highest partnership for second wickets.

• 2nd highest run-scorer behind Virat Kohli in the 2014-15 Test series in Australia.

Controversy

It was believed that there was a love triangle between Dinesh Karthik, his ex-wife Nikita and him, as it was said that he had cheated with Murali Vijay.

Murali Vijay Salary And Net worth

Murali Vijay’s salary is 2 crore per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 32.6 crores from IPL since 2009.

Murali Vijay has an estimated total Networth of Rs. 49 Crores ($ 7 Million) in 2021, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Murali Vijay ’s overall IPL Earnings :

YearTeamIPL Salary
2020Chennai Super Kings Rs. 2 crore
2019Chennai Super Kings Rs. 2 crore
2018Chennai Super Kings Rs. 2 crore
2017   Kings XI Punjab Rs. 3 crores
2016   Kings XI Punjab Rs. 3 crores
2015   Kings XI Punjab Rs. 3 crores
2014Delhi Daredevils Rs. 5 crores
2013Chennai Super Kings Rs. 4.1 crores
2012Chennai Super Kings Rs. 4.1 crores
2011Chennai Super Kings Rs. 4.1 crores
2010Chennai Super Kings Rs. 12 lacs
2009Chennai Super Kings Rs. 12 lacs
TotalRs. 32.6 crore

Murali Vijay Cars And Bikes Collection

Not known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Murali Vijay 

Some Lesser Known Facts About Murali Vijay 

• He made his test debut as a replacement for Gautam Gambhir in 2008 border gavaskar trophy.

• He was born and raised in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

• Murali completed his studies at Vivekananda College in Mylapore, Chennai

• Vijay tied a knot to Nikita Vijay.

• When he was 17 years old he failed in his class 12 exams on the other hand his sister scored 98 percent marks. After this incident his father said he is only eligible for Peon’s job.

• He was hurted by his father’s words and then shifted to a local hotel.

• He started working for a snooker club to earn some money and started playing cricket alongside.

• Then he completed his schooling and was admitted to Vivekananda college to complete his graduation.

• Initially he liked long haircuts but Dometic cricket did not allow it.

• He made his first class debut against delhi where he scored a fifty. He scored a total of 628 runs at an average of 52 with two centuries and one half centuries.

• His wife Nikita is an ex wife of Dinesh Kartik.