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

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 2016) 32 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
Murali Vijay with his parents
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 Kohli, Hashim Amla, AB 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
Murali Vijay with his wife and son
Children Daughter– Iva
Son– Nirav
Murali Vijay with his children

Murali Vijay

Some lesser known facts about Murali Vijay

  • He does not smoke.
  • He does not drink alcohol.
  • He failed in class 12th standard when he was only 17 years old with 40%, and on the other hand, his real sister scored the 1st position with 98% score.So, as he gets fails his father told him that he is worthy of a peon son’s.
  • He left the house when he listens to the voice of his father and shifted to a local house.
  • To earn his living, he then started working in the snooker club and that too on a commission basis, and in the space, he used to practice cricket.
  • After some years he completed his class 12th and joined a college in Chennai, that is Vivekananda as this was the reputed college for cricket.
  • In the starting time, he was not even selected to play for the domestic team of Tamil Naidu as well because at that time he was having a long hair, and after that, he gets his hair cut and then later played for the team.
  • He has a very calm nature that is why he was known as a monk.
  • He married to the ex-wife of Dinesh Karthik.
  • Vijay made his Test debut against Australia in the Fourth and final Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, in Nagpur, in November 2008. He was selected for the match after Gautam Gambhir received a one-Test ban for elbowing Shane Watson in the Third Test of the same series in Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. Vijay was participating in a Ranji trophy match at the time and made his Test debut on the final day of that match.


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