Murali Vijay (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Murali Vijay

Murali Vijay

Murali Vijay Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography

Real Name Murali Vijay
Nickname Vijay and Monk
Profession Indian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
International Debut Test– 6 November 2008 vs Australia in Nagpur
ODI– 27 February 2010 vs South Africa in Ahmedabad
T20– 1 May 2010 vs Afghanistan in St Lucia
Coach/Mentor Bharat Arun
Jersey Number #26(India)
#26(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team India, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Tamil Nadu
Nature on field Calm
Likes to play against Pakistan and Australia
Favourite Ball Out Swinger
Records (main ones) 2nd highest run-scorer behind Virat Kohli in the 2014-15 Test series in Australia.
Career Turning Point His Test debut against Australia in 2008 Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Nagpur, as a replacement for Gautam Gambhir.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 1 April 1984
Age (as in 2018) 34 Years
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School Not Known
College Vivekananda College in Mylapore, Chennai
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Father– Not Known
Mother– Not Known
Brother– Not Known
Sister– 1
Religion Hindu
Hobbies Listening music
Controversies It was believed that there was a love triangle between Dinesh Karthik, his Ex-wife Nikita and him, as it was said that she cheated on him with Murali Vijay.
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer Batsman: Virat KohliHashim AmlaAB de Villiers, Viv Richards and Kumar Sangakkara
Bowler: R Ashvin, Dale Steyn and Zaheer Khan
Favourite Food Crab dishes
Favourite Actor Kamal Hasan, Rajinikanth and Hrithik Roshan
Favourite Actress Deepika Padukone, Sushmita Sen and Shruti Haasan
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Nikita Vijay
Wife Nikita Vijay
Children Daughter– Iva
Son– Nirav

Facts about Murali Vijay

  • Does Murali Vijay smoke?: No
  • Does Murali Vijay drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Vijay failed in his 12th standard exams with 40% when he was 17 years old, on the other hand his sister scored 98%. After his poor result, his father told him that he is worthy for a peon’s job.
  • He was hurt by his father’s remarks and left the house and shifted to a local hotel.
  • To get some earning, he started working in a snooker club and a commission based business, alongside which he used to practice cricket.
  • Later, he continued his studies and cleared his 12th standard exams and choose to join Vivekananda College, Chennai, as it was a reputed college for cricket.
  • Initially he wasn’t selected to play for the Tamil Nadu domestic team because of his long hairs, after which he got a short hair-cut and later played for that team.
  • He is often called Monk due to his calm nature.
  • He is married to the Ex-wife of Dinesh Karthik.

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