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Murali Vijay Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more


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Murali Vijay is an Indian international right-handed opening batsman. He represents Tamil Nadu in first-class cricket and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. He made his first-class debut against Delhi and scored a fifty in his debut innings. Here you will find information about Murali Vijay bio, age, height, weight, wife, salary and net worth. He made his senior cricket debut in Tamil Nadu’s last group fixture of the tournament, against Karnataka on 16 February 2006. He made his Test debut against Australia in the Fourth and final Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, in Nagpur, in November 2008.

About/Bio/Wiki of Murali Vijay

Full Name Murali Vijayi
Nickname Vijay and Monk
Profession Cricketer 

Physical Stats & More

  • in centimeters- 175 cm
  • in meters- 1.75 m
  • in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
  • in Kilograms- 75 kg
  • in Pounds 165 lbs
Eye Colour Brow
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Fair


Murali Vijay in the field
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(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team (s) India, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Tamil Nadu
Records (main ones) 2nd highest run-scorer behind Virat Kohli in the 2014-15 Test series in Australia.

Personal Life

Date of Birth 1 April 1984
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College Vivekananda College in Mylapore, Chennai
Religion Hinduism


Murali Vijay with his wife
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Nikita Vijay

Daughter- Iva

Son- Nirav


Father- Not Known

Mother- Not Known


Sisters- 1(Name Not Known)

Brother- Not Known

Favorite Things

Hobbies Listening music
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
Net Worth $2.5 Million

Controversies of Murali Vijay:

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.

Does Murali Vijay smoke: No
Does Murali Vijay drink alcohol: Not Known

Some less known facts about Murali Vijay:

  • 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.

Image Credit: Twitter

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