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Vijay Shankar      

Full name Vijay Shankar

Born January 26, 1991, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu

Current age 26 years 91 days

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

Playing role Middle-order batsman

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 28 38 7 1527 111 49.25 3091 49.40 4 10 187 18 22 0
List A 30 26 7 540 59 28.42 672 80.35 0 3 38 7 9 0
Twenty20 31 23 5 337 69 18.72 283 119.08 0 1 20 9 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 28 35 1842 850 21 4/59 5/89 40.47 2.76 87.7 1 0 0
List A 30 23 727 587 19 3/48 3/48 30.89 4.84 38.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 31 21 279 393 12 2/12 2/12 32.75 8.45 23.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Vidarbha v Tamil Nadu at Nagpur, Dec 1-4, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Mumbai v Tamil Nadu at Rajkot, Jan 1-5, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Andhra v Tamil Nadu at Bangalore, Feb 20, 2012 scorecard
Last List A India B v Tamil Nadu at Visakhapatnam, Mar 29, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Andhra v Tamil Nadu at Bhadravati, Mar 17, 2013 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Mumbai Indians v Sunrisers Hyderabad at Mumbai, Apr 12, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1 Sunrisers v Mum Indians Mumbai 12 Apr 2017 T20
21, 1/33 Tamil Nadu v India B Visakhapatnam 29 Mar 2017 LA
23, 0/29 Tamil Nadu v India A Visakhapatnam 27 Mar 2017 LA
0/57, 27 Tamil Nadu v India B Visakhapatnam 26 Mar 2017 LA
2, 1/20 Tamil Nadu v Bengal Delhi 20 Mar 2017 LA
0/21, 53* Tamil Nadu v Baroda Delhi 16 Mar 2017 LA
3/48, 11* Tamil Nadu v Gujarat Delhi 12 Mar 2017 LA
32 Tamil Nadu v Tripura Cuttack 6 Mar 2017 LA
23* Tamil Nadu v Kerala Bhubaneswar 3 Mar 2017 LA
1/45 Tamil Nadu v H. Pradesh Cuttack 28 Feb 2017 LA
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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May 25, 2016

Vijay Shankar takes a catch to dismiss Gautam Gambhir, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2016, Delhi, May 25, 2016

Vijay Shankar takes a catch to dismiss Gautam Gambhir

© BCCI

May 6, 2016

Sunrisers Hyderabad substitute fielder Vijay Shankar takes a catch at the edge of the boundary, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Gujarat Lions, IPL 2016, Hyderabad, May 6, 2016

Sunrisers Hyderabad substitute fielder Vijay Shankar takes a catch at the edge of the boundary

© BCCI

Aug 5, 2015

The terrace of Vijay Shankar's house doubles up as his his make-shift indoor nets, Chennai August 5, 2015

The terrace of Vijay Shankar's house doubles up as his his make-shift indoor nets

© Deivarayan Muthu

Tournament Results
Karnataka v Maharashtra at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Jan 29-Feb 2, 2014
Karnataka won by 7 wickets
Punjab v Karnataka at Mohali - Jan 18-22, 2014
Match drawn (Karnataka won on 1st innings)
Bengal v Maharashtra at Indore - Jan 18-20, 2014
Maharashtra won by 10 wickets
Bengal v Railways at Kolkata - Jan 8-12, 2014
Bengal won by 48 runs
Karnataka v U. Pradesh at Bengaluru - Jan 8-11, 2014
Karnataka won by 92 runs
Mumbai v Maharashtra at Mumbai - Jan 8-11, 2014
Maharashtra won by 8 wickets
Punjab v J + K at Vadodara - Jan 8-11, 2014
Punjab won by 100 runs
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