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Shreyas Iyer Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more

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Shreyas Iyer is an Indian right-handed top-order batsman who plays for India in international cricket, Mumbai in domestic cricket and captains Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League. He made his List A debut for Mumbai in November 2014 playing in the 2014–15 Vijay Hazare Trophy. He made his first-class cricket debut in December 2014 during the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy. Here you will find information about Shreyas Iyer bio, age, height, weight, wife, net worth, salary and more. He made his T20I debut for India against New Zealand on 1 November 2017, but he did not bat. He made his ODI debut for India against Sri Lanka on 10 December 2017.

About/Bio/Wiki of Shreyas Iyer

Full Name Shreyas Santosh Iyer
Nick Name (s) Shre, Young Viru
Profession Cricketer 

Physical Stats & More

Height
  • in centimeters- 178 cm
  • in meters- 1.78 m
  • in Feet Inches- 5’10”
Weight
  • in Kilograms- 65 kg
  • in Pounds 143 lbs
Body Measurements
  • Chest: 40 inches
  • Waist: 30 inches
  • Biceps: 14 inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Fair

Cricket

International Debut

Test- Did Not Play

ODI- 10 December 2017 against Sri Lanka at Dharamsala

T20- 1 November 2017 against New Zealand at Delhi
Jersey Number

#41 (India)

#41 (Domestic)
Domestic/State Team Delhi Daredevils or Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians
Coach/Mentor Pravin Amre
Batting Style Right-handed
Bowling Style Legbreak googly
Favourite Shot  Cover Drive
Records (main ones)
  • In 2014, he played for Trent Bridge Cricket Team during a trip to the UK, where he played 3 matches and scored 297 runs at an average of 99 with a top score of 171, which was a new team record.
  • In 2015-2016 Ranji trophy season, he was the top scorer with 930 runs in 13 innings at an average of 71 with 3 hundreds and 4 fifties and a top score of 200.
Awards, Honours, Achievements

2015: IPL Emerging Player of the Year award

2016: S V Rajadyaksha trophy for making the highest number of runs in Ranji Trophy, CEAT Cricket Rating Indian Domestic Cricketer of the year award
Career Turning Point His performance in the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy after which Delhi Daredevils bought him at the 2015 IPL auction for a whooping ₹2.6 crore.

Personal Life

Date of Birth 6 December 1994
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
School Don Bosco High School, Mumbai
College/Unversity R.A. Podar College, Mumbai
Religion Hinduism

Family

Marital Status Unmarried
Wife/Spouse N/A
Children N/A

 

Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Parents

Father- Santosh Iyer (Businessman)

Mother- Rohini Iyer

Siblings

Brother- None

Sister- 1

Favorite Things

Hobbies Swimming, Watching and playing Football, Tennis, Golf
Favourite Cricketer AB De Villiers
Favourite Tennis Player Roger Federer
Favourite Football Player(s) Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo, Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Favourite Food(s) Sambar, Rasam, Potato curry, Pappadum with rice, Pani Puri
Car Collection Hyundai i20
Net Worth
$85 Million

Does Shreyas Iyer smoke:No
Does Shreyas Iyer drink alcohol:Not Known

Some less known facts about Shreyas Iyer:

Shreyas was born into a middle-class Mangalorean family.

  • His batting talent was first noticed by the former Indian cricketer and coach Pravin Amre at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana, Mumbai when Shreyas was 12 years old.
  • His initial cricket journey has been documented in the short film titled ‘Shreyas Iyer Documentary – A Father’s Dream.
  • He made his List A debut for Mumbai in the 2014-2015 Vijay Hazare Trophy where he scored 273 runs at an average of 54.60.
  • The same year, he made his first-class cricket debut in the 2014-2015 Ranji Trophy where he scored 809 runs at an average of 50.56.
  • Due to his aggressive batting style, he is often called as the ‘Young Viru‘ i.e. Virender Sehwag.
  • He is an avid animal lover who not only has pets at home but also takes care of the stray dogs around his home.
  • Shreyas Iyer, an animal lover.
  • His favourite superhero is ‘Superman.’
  • Like his parents, he is a jovial person and loves playing pranks.
  • In the midway of IPL 11 in 2018, he replaced Gautam Gambhir as the skipper of ‘Delhi Daredevils’ after Gambhir stepped down due to his poor batting performance in the initial matches that led to series of loses for the team.

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