Vijay Shankar

Player Bio

Born 26 January 1991 India
Age 28 Years, 03 Months, 28 Days
Batting Side Right Handed
Bowling Side Right-arm medium
Teams India, India A, India B, India Blue, Rest of India, South Zone, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Tamil Nadu, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chepauk Super Gillies, Lyca Kovai Kings, India C

Batting & Fielding Performance

M
I
N/O
R
HS
100S
50S
4S
6S
AVG
S/R
CT
ST
Test
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
ODI
9
5
0
165
46
0
0
14
4
33.00
96.49
5
0
T20
9
4
0
101
43
0
0
11
5
25.25
138.35
2
0
IPL
69
58
17
1045
69
0
4
63
41
25.48
127.12
43
0

Bowling Performance

I
O
M
R
W
Best
5W
AVG
E/R
S/R
Test
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
ODI
8
33.3
9
188
2
2/15
0
94.00
5.61
100.50
T20
6
21
9
191
5
2/32
0
38.20
9.09
25.20
IPL
36
70.3
69
627
15
2/12
0
41.80
8.89
28.20

Vijay Shankar is a right-handed batsman from Tamil Nadu. In his debut match Vijay scored an impressive 63 coming in at no.7. He was signed by Chennai for the sixth edition of the Indian T20 league but did not get to feature in a single game. However, the same team signed him back in the following season as well.

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IPL 2019 POINTS TABLE

Team
P
W
D
L
P
14
9
0
5
18
14
9
0
5
18
14
9
0
5
18
14
6
0
8
12
14
6
0
8
12
14
6
0
8
12
14
5
1
8
11
14
5
1
8
11

Vijay Shankar News

Not competing with Hardik Pandya, both want to win matches for India: Vijay Shankar

Both Hardik Pandya and Vijay Shankar are known to hit big sixes, the former using a bit more brute power with his impeccable timing.

Vijay Shankar’s bowling will be handy in English conditions: Sourav Ganguly

There has been debate over Vijay Shankar being picked in the England-bound India team ahead of Ambati Rayudu, with the selectors saying they went for the "three-dimensional skills" offered by the Tamil Nadu player.

India World Cup squad: Key questions before naming 15-man squad

India's international assignments are done before the World Cup. But there are plenty of questions like: who will bat at No.4, the backup for MS Dhoni, what are its spin options and has Vijay Shankar done enough?

Indian team management may use Vijay Shankar as surprise element at No 4

Heading into the 2019 edition in England, India are faced with the No.4 conundrum and a clearer picture will possibly emerge after the first three weeks of the IPL. The squad will be announced between April 15 to 20.

ICC World Cup 2019: Ambati Rayudu or Vijay Shankar? Ajit Agarkar, Matthew Hayden differ on India’s No. 4

After India's recent 3-2 ODI series defeat against Australia at home, questions remain on who should be the No. 4 batsman for the team in the upcoming World Cup tournament.