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Shreyas Iyer (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 27, 2022

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Short Biography

Shreyas Iyer was born on 06-12-1994 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player.

Other Name: Shreyas Santosh Iyer, Shre

Shreyas Iyer Complete Bio & Career

Shreyas Iyer was just 12 years old when he was discovered by the coach Pravin Amre at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana. It was Pravin Amre who coached and assisted him in his initial cricketing career.  Iyer teammates and style of play was compared to the legendary Virender Sehwag by his teammates. He was a prodigy since his childhood and therefore his initial level cricket journey is well made and crafted in documented short-film called 'Shreyas Iyer Documentary - A Father's Dream. It was directed by the famous cricket expert Aayush Puthran.
It was in the year 2014 when Shreyas played for the Trent Bridge Cricket Team during a trip to the United Kingdom, he represented them in three matches and scored 297 runs at an astounding average of 99. His best on that tour was 171.  Shreyas Iyer then made his first-class debut for Mumbai in the 2014-15 season and in his debut season, he became the highest run scorer for them in that season and immediately came into the reckoning. His tally that season was 809 runs at a healthy average of over 50, and was the only shining star in an otherwise unforgettable season for Mumbai.  He has made number three position on his own in the Mumbai domestic team.
In the 2015 IPL player auctions, Iyer was in demand and created a lot of buzzes that he was sold for a handsome 2.6 crores to the IPL team Delhi Daredevils. That Iyer, he became the highest paid uncapped player in the IPL. He didn’t disappoint as he scored 439 runs in that season representing the Delhi Daredevils with an average of 33.76 and a strike rate of nearly 130. His second season with Mumbai was even more successful as he scored 1,321 runs in a single first-class season. He scored as many as seven half-centuries and four centuries at an average of 73.39, and thus became the top scorer of that Indian domestic season. In the process, he became the second player to score 1,300 runs in a Ranji Trophy season.
His prolific run-making earned him a spot in the Indian Test side when Australia toured India in 2017. He though was not included in the playing eleven. He finally made his debut for team India against the touring New Zealand on 1st November 2017. However, he didn't get the opportunity to bat in his first match, he finally got his chances in the second match and looked promising until he got out on 23. He was given an extended run when he got selected for the Sri Lanka Series in December 2017 and made the most of his chances as he played a gem of an innings of 88 in only his second ODI. He was soon left out of the side due to some poor performances. He went back to domestic cricket and scored heavily. He made a comeback in the national side in 2019 and since then has made number 4 spot his own in white ball cricket.

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Shreyas Iyer Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Santosh Iyer
Mother Rohini Iyer
Sister One (Name Not Known)
Brother None
Affair/Girlfriend Not Known
Marital Status Unmarried

He was born to Santosh Iyer and Rohini Iyer. He also has an elder sister.

Shreyas Iyer posted a photo with his sister on his Instagram

Shreyas Iyer posted a childhood photo with his sister on his Instagram

Shreyas Iyer with his father Santosh Iyer: Posted on his Instagram

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra
School Don Bosco High School, Mumbai
College Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Watching Football & Tennis, Playing Golf, Swimming
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Test- N/A
ODI- 10 December 2017 against Sri Lanka at Dharamsala
T20- 1 November 2017 against New Zealand at Delhi
Best Friends Risabh Pant
Salary N/A
Net Worth $3 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Player AB de Villiers
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Katrina Kaif
Favorite Actor Emraan Hashmi , Salman Khan
Favorite Singer Lil Wayne , Michael Jackson , Eminem
Favorite Song Tera Honay Laga Hoon from the film Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
Favorite Place Africa, America, London
Favorite Food Sambar, Rasam, Potato Curry, Pappadum and Rice, Pani Puri
Favorite Footballers Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo, Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shreyas Iyer

  • He was first spotted by Pravin Amre, an accomplished coach, at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana and trained him in his early days.
  • A footballer in his younger days, Iyer clearly picked the right sport after he was made to chose by his father.
  • He is known for his aggressive style of play and is therefore referred as 'Young Viru'.
  • His international debut match is also the last match of veteran fast bowler 'Ashish Nehra'.
  • His junior and age-group cricket journey has been documented in the short film titled 'Shreyas Iyer Documentary - A Father's Dream' directed by cricket writer Aayush Puthran.

Shreyas Iyer Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

29 years, 5months, 21 days old age Shreyas Iyer will turn 30 on 06 December, 2024. Only 6 months, 8 days, 4 hours,59 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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