|Date of Birth
January 26, 1991
Rahul Dravid (India A)
India, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, India A, Lyca Kovai Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Tamil Nadu Districts XI
Vijay Shankar is an Indian cricketer, who used to represent the Tamil Nadu team in domestic cricket and plays for the national team since 2018. He is an all-rounder with right-arm medium-pacer bowling statistic and bats with the right hand.
He is a middle-order batsman and grabs the limelight for his stellar performance in 2014-2015 Ranji Trophy. His expertise in both batting and bowling fields gave him recognition in the international field and ensured a place in upcoming World Cup Team of 2019 as well.
This 28 years old south Indian player was born in Tirunelveli in 1991 and started his cricketer career at a very young age. He came from a family of cricket background, as his father and elder brother both have played for lower division cricket tournaments in-state levels.
Despite being a powerhouse of talent, his career has shown many ups and downs due to his several injuries.
He was bought by the Chennai Super Kings team for Indian Premier League in 2014. After that, Delhi Daredevils grab him for the IPL matches in 2018 auction and then it’s the Sunrisers Hyderabad, who bought him in the auction of 2019. Currently, he is playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad tea in running IPL tournament.
(as Compiled by Madhushree Das Ghosh)
(Profile Image from Facebook)
Debut ODI Match: at Melbourne Cricket Ground Stadium Vs Australia on 18th of January in 2019
Debut T20I Match: at R. Premadasa Stadium Vs Sri Lanka on 6th of March in 2018
Debut IPL Match: He made his IPL debut in 2014 with Delhi Daredevils and moved to the Sunrisers Hyderabad team gradually
He has scored 165 runs in 9 matches in 4 months of ODI career at an average of 33 and strike rate of 96.49 (as on April 29, 2019)
He has taken 2 wickets in 9 matches in just 3 months of ODI career at an average of 94 (as on April 29, 2019)
|Achievements/Records Associated With
half-century in his debut match (vs Australia)