Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Shreyas Iyer
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|
Physical Stats & More
Test- Did Not Play
ODI- 10 December 2017 against Sri Lanka at DharamsalaT20- 1 November 2017 against New Zealand at Delhi
#41 (India)#41 (Domestic)
|Domestic/State Team||Delhi Daredevils or Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians|
|Bowling Style||Legbreak googly|
|Favourite Shot||Cover Drive|
|Records (main ones)||
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||
2015: IPL Emerging Player of the Year award2016: 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.|
|Date of Birth||6 December 1994|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Jamnagar, Gujarat, India|
|School||Don Bosco High School, Mumbai|
|College/Unversity||R.A. Podar College, Mumbai|
Father- Santosh Iyer (Businessman)
Mother- Rohini Iyer
|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|
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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