Vijay Shankar Wiki
- Vijay Shankar Wiki Biography, Profile Details
- Real Name Vijay Shankar
- Profile Name Vijay Shankar
- Profession Cricket
- Personal Life
- Date of Birth 26 January 1991
- Age 28 Years
- Hometown Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
- Nationality Indian
- Education Qualification Graduate
- Religion Hindu
- Caste Not Known
- Zodiac Sign Aquarius
- Family Father – H. Shankar
- Mother – Not Known
- Brother – Ajay Shankar (Elder)
- Marital Status
- Spouse/Partner –
- Children –
- Physical Stats & More
- Height 183 cm
- Weight 75 kg
- Hair Color Black
- Eye Color Dark Brown
Vijay Shankar Earlier Life:
Vijay Shankar was born on Republic day,in the year 1991 (age 28 Years) in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu State, India. His father H. Shankar is a former club cricketer and he has a brother named Ajay Shankar who plays league cricket.
Later, he shifter to Chennai to focus on his studies and cricketing career as well. He accomplished his schooling in Modern Senior Secondary School, Nanganallur, Chennai and graduated from Guru Nanak College, Chennai.
He began his bowling career as an off-break bowler but he later on converted into a medium pacer as there were a huge competition for spinner in the Tamil Nadu state team.
Physical Looks – Vijay Shankar is a tall guy with 6 feet height and Weight 80 kg. He hair colour is black and eyes look dark brown. He belongs to Hindu religion .
Vijay Shankar Wiki Career:
Vijay Shankar made his List A debut for his state, Tamil Nadu against Andhra in 2012 at Bangalore. In the second half of the same year, he made his first-class entry against Vidarbha in 2012-13 Ranji Trophy at Nagpur.
His consistant performances in the domestic level cricket was noticed by the IPL franchises and he was taken into Chennai Super Kings team in 2013. He was part of chennai super kings team for 3 yeas but got chance to play only once.
In the year 2014-15 Ranji Trophy season, these all-rounder scored 577 runs in just 7 games that helped his tamil nadu state team to reach the finals.
In the year 2016, he was taken by Sunrisers Hyderabad team but he did not made into playXI.
He played only four games in ipl 2017 and scored a notout fifty against Gujarat Lions.
Regardless of his decent performances, he was released by the sunrisers Hyderabad team and he was taken by Delhi Daredevils team in 2018.
He was swifted back to SRH team for these year IPL season.
In 2017, he was taken into the Test squad against Sri Lanka as the standby of Bhuvneshwar Kumar but he did not get a chance to play.
He made his T20I entry during the Nidahas Trophy under rohitsharmas captaincy against Sri Lanka.
Shankar achieved his first Man of the Match Award when he performed a spell of two for 32 runs against Bangladesh.
In January 2019, he was taken as Hardik Pandya’s successor in India’s ODI squad for their series against Australia.
Associate with players:
He was part of the Indian team in 2018 under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma.
He also played along with Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Dinesh Karthik,Robinuttappa and many more players.
Vijay Shankar Facts:
Vijay shankar impressed every indian with bat and ball in 2nd oneday against australia .With no hopes on the match shankar pulled out a sensational spell in final over by picking 2 wickets in 3 balls