Through an Instagram post last week, the Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar announced that he had got engaged. Shankar’s fiancee Vaishali Vishhweswaran was seen in the two pictures uploaded by him with a ring emoji. There was a flood of wishes running over this post from all his teammates. KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer and Yuzvendra Chahal amongst the teammates were seen commenting on his post and congratulating the all-rounder.
The other members like Abhinav Mukund, Karun Nair and Jayand Yadav from the 2019 World Cup team were also seen congratulating Shankar for the beginning of this new phase.
With congratulations wishes trailing over the post, Shankar thanked his teammate and the wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul and the willy leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.
Shankar is known to embark his cricketing journey from 2018 where he debut against Sri Lanka in Columbo. A year later, he made his ODI debut in Melbourne where he played against Australia. So far, Shankar has played 12 ODIs and 9 T20Is for India. After evaluating his performance, he was selected to go to the UK for the 2019 ICC World Cup as a part of team India.
Vijay Shankar would also be seen playing for the Sun Risers Hyderabad team in the upcoming matches of the most awaited IPL (Indian Premier League). As per schedule, the Sun Risers Hyderabad team is known to fly to the United Arab Emirates over the weekend post the 13th edition of the cash-rich league.
The tournament beginning from September 19 was originally scheduled in the Indian sub-continent. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been rescheduled in the United Arab Emirates.