Vijayakrishna had played Ranji Trophy matches for Karnataka. In his fifteen year career as an alrounder, he played 80 first class matches in which he scored over 2000 runs and took 194 wickets.
He was responsible for Karnataka winning the Ranji Trophy twice.
In his death we have lost a great cricketer. may his soul rest in peace. I pray to the Almighty to give strength to the family members and fans to bear the loss, the CM said in his message.