Vijay Shankar      

Full name Vijay Shankar

Born January 26, 1991, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu

Current age 27 years 28 days

Major teams Chennai Super Kings, Lyca Kovai Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Tamil Nadu Districts XI

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Vijay Shankar
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 32 42 8 1671 111 49.14 3380 49.43 5 10 203 19 22 0
List A 41 36 9 950 100 35.18 1065 89.20 1 6 75 19 11 0
T20s Insights on t20 41 33 8 589 69 23.56 481 122.45 0 3 41 18 27 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 32 41 2307 1156 27 4/52 5/89 42.81 3.00 85.4 2 0 0
List A 41 32 1021 828 27 3/24 3/24 30.66 4.86 37.8 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 41 27 345 499 13 2/12 2/12 38.38 8.67 26.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Vidarbha v Tamil Nadu at Nagpur, Dec 1-4, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Tamil Nadu v Madhya Pradesh at Indore, Nov 17-20, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Andhra v Tamil Nadu at Bangalore, Feb 20, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Madhya Pradesh v Tamil Nadu at Chennai, Feb 9, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Andhra v Tamil Nadu at Bhadravati, Mar 17, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Tamil Nadu v Baroda at Kolkata, Jan 25, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
84 Tamil Nadu v M. Pradesh Chennai 9 Feb 2018 LA
11, 1/36 Tamil Nadu v Mumbai Chennai 8 Feb 2018 LA
5, 1/31 Tamil Nadu v Goa Chennai 6 Feb 2018 LA
100 Tamil Nadu v Gujarat Chennai 5 Feb 2018 LA
6, 0/31 Tamil Nadu v Baroda Kolkata 25 Jan 2018 T20
27, 0/10 Tamil Nadu v Bengal Kolkata 24 Jan 2018 T20
1/15, 0 Tamil Nadu v U. Pradesh Kolkata 23 Jan 2018 T20
57*, 0/15 Tamil Nadu v Delhi Kolkata 21 Jan 2018 T20
40, 0/14 Tamil Nadu v Hyderabad Visakhapatnam 14 Jan 2018 T20
0/21, 20 Tamil Nadu v Karnataka Vizianagaram 12 Jan 2018 T20
Profile

A middle-order batsman who can grind attacks and bowl medium-pace, Vijay Shankar established himself as one of the key members of a Tamil Nadu side undergoing transition in 2014-15. Particularly strong off the pads, and with a fondness for driving on the up, Shankar made scores of 111, 82, 91, 103 in the Ranji Trophy knockouts to finish with 577 runs at 57.70 that season, after returning from a groin injury.

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Dec 2, 2017

Vijay Shankar and Cheteshwar Pujara jog before the first day's play, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Delhi, 1st day, December 2, 2017

Vijay Shankar and Cheteshwar Pujara jog before the first day's play

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May 13, 2017

David Warner and Vijay Shankar took Sunrisers home, Gujarat Lions v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2017, Kanpur, May 13, 2017

David Warner and Vijay Shankar took Sunrisers home

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May 13, 2017

Vijay Shankar tries to execute the pull shot, Gujarat Lions v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2017, Kanpur, May 13, 2017

Vijay Shankar tries to execute the pull shot

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