Vijay Shankar is an Indian intentional cricketer who plays for the Indian cricket team and in sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian premier league. He is an all rounder player who bowls right arm medium fast and bats right handed. He played for Tamil Nadu in domestic matches and he was also part of team India in the 2019 cricket world cup.
Vijay Shankar Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Income, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, House, Cars, Records, Awards & Facts
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- #59 Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team
- National Team – India International Cricket Team
- Domestic Team – Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team
- IPL 2021 Team – Sunrisers Hyderabad (IPL)
Date of Birth / Birthplace
Vijay Shankar was born on 26 January 1991 in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India.
He is currently 30 years old (as in 2021).
A two-story independent house in Madipakkam, South Chennai
- School –
- Modern Senior Secondary School, Nangainallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
- College –
- Guru Nanak College, Chennai
- Educational Qualification –
Physical Statistics And More
- In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
- In centimeters – 183 cm
- In meters – 1.83 m
- In Kilograms – 75 kg
- In Pounds – 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)
- Chest:40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Family & Relationship
Parents & Siblings
- Father – H. Shankar (Former club cricketer)
- Mother – Name Not Known
- Siblings – Ajay Shankar (Elder Brother)
Girlfriend & Spouse
- Vijay Shankar dated –
- Vaishali Visweswaran
- Wife – Vaishali Visweswaran
Career Turning Point
In the beginning, he plays for the Tamil Nadu team in domestic matches. in the 2014 Ranji Trophy, he was two times the man of the match. In the quarterfinal match against Vidarbha, he scored excellent 111 runs for which he won man of the match rewards. Also against Maharashtra, he scored 91 and picked 2 wickets for this extraordinary performance he won man of the match awards. he was also in the team of India B in the deodar trophy. He bought for Chennai super kings in 2014 and then in 2017 IPL auctions sunrisers Hyderabad took him in their team.
Not Debuted Yet
He made his ODI debut in 18 January 2019 when He was named in place of Hardik Pandya in the 2019 Australia tour.
Vijay Shankar made his T 20 debut in the 6 March 2018 Nidahas trophy against Sri Lanka.
Vijay Shankar made his IPL debut for Chennai Super Kings. Super Kings Buy him Rs 1 crore in the auctions of IPL 2013.
Vijay Shankar Salary And Net worth
Vijay Shankar’s salary is 1.2 crores per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 14 crores from Ipl since 2013. He also does brand endorsement and advertisement along with cricket.
Vijay Shankar has an estimated total net worth is around Rs. 25 crores (3.8 million dollars) in 2021
Vijay Shankar’s Overall IPL Earnings :
|2021||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Rs 3.20 crore|
|2020||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Rs 3.20 crore|
|2019||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Rs 3.20 crore|
|2018||Delhi Daredevils||Rs 3.20 crore|
|2017||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Rs. 35 lacs|
|2016||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Rs. 35 lacs|
|2014||Chennai Super Kings||Rs. 10 lacs|
|2013||Chennai Super Kings||Rs. 10 lacs|
|Total||Rs. 13.70 crore|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Shankar
• Vijay Shankar is so passionate about cricket he used to play in the car parking area along with his brother who was a lower division player in Tamil Nadu Cricket Association.
• He had a serious shoulder injury in 2015, and knee surgery in the year 2016. During India A’s Tour again a ball hit him and he got a shoulder injury.
• He scored 379 runs in 8 matches with three fifties and a century in multi day games.
• He told that his inspiration and idol is Rahul Dravid.
• Even After multiple injuries he passed the yo yo test with an impressive score of 18.5.
• Shankar’s father, H.Shankar is a former club cricketer and his brother was also a good league cricket player. In Ranji trophy series 2014-15, he scored 577 runs in seven matches, scoring two centuries and three fifties, and also took eight wickets.