Shreyas Iyer Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More

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Shreyas Iyer Indian Cricketer Full Biography

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Born on 6 December 1994, Shreyas Santosh Iyer is an Indian cricketer who plays international cricket for team India. In domestic cricket, he played for Mumbai and captains Delhi capitals in the Indian Premier League. Iyer is a right-handed top-order batsman and an occasionally Right-arm leg-break bowler. Shreyas started his international ODI debut on 10 December 2017 v Sri Lanka. In March 2017, he was added to India’s Test squad as cover for Virat Kohli, ahead of the fourth Test against Australia.

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 Shreyas Iyer Indian Cricketer- Basic Information 

  • Name: Shreyas Santosh Iyer
  • Nickname: Shre, Young Viru
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Right Handed Bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm legbreak

 Shreyas Iyer Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 178 Cm
  • Weight (approx.): 65 Kg
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life Of Shreyas Iyer

  • Date of Birth: 6 December 1994
  • Age: 25 ( As On 2020 )
  • Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharastra, India
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: Indian
  • School: Don Bosco High School
  • College: R.A. Podar College In Mumbai
  • Educational Qualifications: Graduation ( Pursuing )

Shreyas Iyer Family & Religion

shreyas iyer family
shreyas iyer family
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  • Father
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    : Santosh Iyer ( Businessman )
  • Mother: Rohini Iyer
  • Brother: NA
  • Sister: Shresta Iyer ( Choreographer )
  • Coach/Mentor: Pravin Amre
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Address: Mumbai, Maharastra, India
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Shreyas With His Sister | Source: Google

Cricket Career Of Shreyas Iyer

  • Test: NA
  • ODI: 10 December 2017 Vs Shri-Lanka At ( Dharamsala )
  • T20: 1 November 2017 Vs New-Zealand At ( Feroz Shah Kotla )
  • Jersey Number: #41 ( India ) #41 ( Ipl )
  • Domestic/State Teams: Mumbai, Delhi Capitals
  • Nature on the field: Calm

Shreyas Iyer Batting Career 

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
ODI1816174810349.87742100.811087317
T20I212054176227.8322129.50022919
IPL6262716819630.561324126.96001314967

Shreyas Iyer Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
ODI182121500/20/27.50.00.000
T20I21
IPL62
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Highlighted Records Of Shreyas Iyer

  • Shreyas Iyer was bought by Delhi Daredevils (Delhi Capitals now) in 2015 IPL players     auction for Rs 2.6 crore (the highest amount an uncapped player earned that year)
  • In the First six matches he has played so far, he has scored 210 runs at an average of 42 and a strike rate of 96.33, with two fifties.
  • In 2014 Iyer represented Trent Bridge Cricket Team during a trip of the UK, he played three matches scoring 297 runs at an average of 99 with highest score of 171, a new team record
  • On 18 December 2019, in the second ODI against the West Indies, Iyer scored 31 runs in one over, the most scored by a batsman for India in a single over in ODIs.
  • In 2015-2016 Ranji trophy season, he was the top scorer with 930 runs in 13 innings at an average of 71 with 3 hundred and 4 files and a top score of 200

 Shreyas Iyer Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Swimming, Watching and playing Football, Tennis, Golf.
  • Favorite Batsman: AB De Villiers
  • Favorite shot: cover Drive
  • Favorite Food: Sambar, Rasam, Potato curry, Pappadum with rice, Pani Puri
  • Favorite Football Player: Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo, Eden Hazard, …
  • Favorite Singer: Michael Jackson, Eminem, Lil Wayne
  • Favorite Actor: Salman Khan, Jhon Abraham
  • Favorite Colour:  Blue, Gray
  • Favorite TV Show: Tom & Jerry

Shreyas Iyer Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Unmarried
  • Wife: NA
  • Marriage Date: NA
  • Children: NA

Awards and Recognitions

  • IPL Emerging Player Of The Year Award (2015 )
  • 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
  • 2016: S V Rajadyaksha trophy for making the highest number of runs in Ranji Trophy
  • 2016: CEAT Cricket Rating Indian Domestic Cricketer of the year award

Controversies did by Shreyas Iyer ( Indian Cricketer )

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Lesser-Known Facts

  • Shreyas teammates would often compare him with Virender Sehwag.
  • In February 2019, during 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy tournament, Iyer made the highest total by an Indian batsman in a T20 match, when he scored 147 runs.
  • Gautam Gambhir stepped down as the captain of Delhi Daredevils (DD) to make way for young and highly-talented national player to take over the reigns of the franchise. His name is Shreyas Iyer!

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