Murali Vijay

Murali Vijay Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 25, 2023

Date of Birth

1 / April / 1984


40 Years


Indian Cricketer (Batsman)

Murali Vijay (Cricketer) Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Murali Vijay is an Indian cricketer born on the 1st of April 1984 in Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India. The batsman is right-handed and bowls Right-arm off the break. He is an opener batsman who is right-handed in the team. Murali Vijay made their first ODI appearance in the match against South Africa on 27 February 2010. Murali Vijay played his T20 debut against Afghanistan on 1 May 2010.

He made his debut in the Test on 6 November 2008, against Australia. Murali Vijay is a famous international Indian National cricketer who has played all kinds of sports. He is tall at 6′ and 1 inch. He played the first test cricket match of his career on November 6, 2008, for the Australia team. The final test match was played on 28 March 2017 by the Australia Cricket team.

Childhood & Early Life

Murali Vijay was born in 1984, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu into an educated family. Murali’s dad Murali is an entrepreneur and the mother Lakshmi is a homemaker. He has one younger sister named Vidya she excelled in academics and later moved to America. US in order to join Google.

Despite his heritage, Vijay was not interested in “bookish” knowledge when he was a child. He was unable to pass his 12th standard exam and his sister scored an average of 98 percent. Murali then left home to search for himself. He started playing snooker in the halls to make cash. Also, he joined a company.

Family & Personal Life

Murali Vijay got to know Nikita Vanjara, then the spouse of the cricketer Dinesh Karthik, in the fifth edition of the IPL in 2012. The couple began to get involved shortly after. After learning of their romance, Karthik immediately divorced Vanjara after that she, along with Vijay had a quick wedding the following year. Nikita was expecting her first child when she filed for her divorce and had a son Nirav in the year 2013. The couple has since welcomed one daughter, named Iva, and a son.

Murali Vijay Parents

Murali Vijay’s Parents

Nikita Vijay Murali Vijay Wife

Nikita Vijay Murali Vijay’s Wife

Nirav & Iva Murali Vijay Children

Nirav & Iva Murali Vijay’s Children

Murali Vijay Family Pic

Murali Vijay’s Family Pic

Domestic Career

Murali Vijay, who represented Alwarpet in cricket club cricket in 2003 was selected for selection to be part of the Tamil Nadu Under-22 squad for the 2004-05 CK Nayudu Trophy. The team was successful despite his subpar performance. After playing for club cricket for a second time and then being called back to the team for the following edition of the tournament. He did not impress the next time.

International Career

With his huge opening partnership of 462-runs with Abhinav Mukund during the Ranji Trophy, Murali Vijay was brought in to replace exiled Gautam Gambhir for the closing test of the Border Gavaskar Trophy, which took place in November 2008. Opening the innings with Virender Sehwag Vijay got 33 runs and scored 40 to form partnerships that were 98 and 116, respectively. He also displayed his fielding abilities with two run-outs as well as an impressive catch.


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Awards & Achievements

Murali Vijay scored 243 runs for Tamil Nadu in November 2008 to establish a 462-run opening partnership with Abhinav Mukund. They were two runs shy of his previous best.

Murali Vijay Net worth

His net worth as of. Murali Vijay is approximately 7 million dollars, which is equivalent to 55 crores rupees in Indian currency.

Murali Vijay Retirement

A former India opening Murali Vijay on January 30, 2023, announced his retirement is official. international cricket. Making the announcement on the Twitter platform, Vijay said he would be “exploring new opportunities in the world of cricket & the business side of it”.

What Happened to Murali Vijay

In Oct. 2008, he was representing South Zone, India Red, and India A. In the month of November 2008, he received his first Test appearance following the regular opener of the team Gautam Gambhir was barred for one game from the ICC. On the 30th of January, 2023, Vijay declared his retirement from all cricket played internationally.

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Body Measurements Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Birth Place Chennai Tamil Nadu India
Children Son: Nirav
Daughter: Iva
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Murali
Mother: Lakshmi
Profession Indian Cricketer (Batsman)
Siblings Sister: Vidya
Spous Nikita Vijay
Weight 75 Kg
165 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Aries


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