Shreyas Iyer Biography, Age, Family, Career, Girlfriend & More


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Shreyas Iyer is an popular and young Indian professional cricketer. He represents India in International Cricket, Mumbai Cricket Team in domestic game. He leads the Delhi Capital franchise at the Indian Premier League (IPL). Shreyas is a top order talented batsman who is a specialist player in the One Day International (ODI) and T20 matches. 1st November 2017, he made his debut for the Indian National Cricket Team against New Zealand in T20 match. Iyer made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Sri Lanka on 10th December 2017 Year.

Shreyas Iyer Biography (Biography of Shreyas Iyer)

Full Name Shreyas Santosh Iyer


Nickname Young Viru
Profession Cricketer
Birthday 6 December 1994
Place of Birth Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age (2021) 27 Years


Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Religion Hinduism
Caste Brahmin
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hobbies Travelling, Listening to Music
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Style Leg-break googly
Coach  Pravin Amre

Shreyas Iyer Physical Stats

Height 5’10”
Weight 62 Kg
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black

Shreyas Iyer Early Life

Shreyas Iyer was born on 6th December 1994 in Mumbai Maharashtra, India. His father name is Santosh Iyer, who is a local businessman and his mother Rohini Iyer who is a home maker. His father was very supportive of him, pursuing professional cricket and dream it as his career. He played an instrumental role in in developing his mind for cricket over football. Shreyas started his cricket coaching at the famous local cricket ground in Mumbai- The Shivaji Park. It was where his coach find out the exquisite talent in him and then help him to advance in his cricketing career.

Shreyas Iyer Education

School Don Bosco High School, Mumbai, India
College/University R.A. Podar College, Mumbai, India
Educational Qualifications Graduate

Shreyas Iyer Family

Father Santosh Iyer


Mother Rohini Iyer
Sisters Shresta Iyer


Brother N/A
Wife Unmarried
Children N/A

Shreyas Iyer Career

Early Days in Cricket Career

He started to excel in his professional cricketing career under the able guidance of his coach Pravin Amre. He got inducted into the U-16 and  U-19 teams of Mumbai. Iyer played exceptionally well at the Cooch Behar U-19 Trophy, which help him to earn a spot in the Indian U-19 team for the 2014 World Cup. Shreyas scored brilliantly at the U-19 World Cup that included 109 runs in 67 balls against Australia. Following his impressive performance at the World Cup, he got an opportunity to play for the Clifton Village Cricket Club of Nottingham. Iyer did justice to his selection as he scored 297 runs in 3 games.


Domestic Career

Shreyas Iyer returned from England and joined the Mumbai Cricket Team. He was a part of the Ranji Trophy Team in the 2014-15 season. He made his List A debut for Mumbai at the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014-15. In his inaugural season for Mumbai, scored 273 runs in 6 matches as he ended up the second highest scorer for Mumbai.
His Vijay Hazare Trophy heroic earned him a place in Mumbai Ranji Trophy XI. In the 2014-15 season of Ranji Trophy, Shreyas scored 809 runs in 10 matches. In the next season of Ranji Trophy Iyer scored 1,321 runs with an average of over 73 to became only the second Indian batsman to score over 1,300 runs in Ranji Trophy. Shreyas continued his dominance in limited-overs championship too. He was named as the vice captain of the Mumbai team at 2018 Vijay Hazare Trophy. Hr led by an example as a scored 323 runs to help Mumbai lift their third title. In the same year at the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Iyer scored the highest individual score of 147 by any Indian batsman in T20 cricket.

International Career

Iyer earned his maiden Indian National Team call after his impressive performance in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and the IPL. Shreyas made his debut against New Zealand on 1st November 2017. He failed to captivate his T20 debut opportunity as he scored only 29 runs in 3 matches. After this he proved his calibre in the series against Bangladesh and Australia. His Nightmare in his T20 debut was revoked by his inclusion in the ODI squad for the series against Sri Lanka. He failed to score a run in the first ODI as the Indian batting lineup collapsed. However, I yer come back stronger to score two consecutive fifties in the next ODI as India came back stronger to sweep the series by 2-1. Shreyas was kept out of the team after a disappointing performance against South Africa. He was dropped from the world cup team in 2019. Iyer was called back for the West Indies series to solve the number 4 issue for the team India. Shreyas provide justice to the order as he scored 55, 70 and 75 in the series to prove his calibre. He continues to be an integral part of the ODI team.

IPL Career

He is a very versatile player. After his versatile performance in the 2014-15 domestic season, Iyer was picked up by the Delhi Daredevils franchise for a whopping rupees 2.6 crores, the largest bid on an Indian uncapped player. He scored 439 runs in 14 matches in the 2015 season to win the award of emerging player of the season. Iyer had a setback after a poor run in 2016. Delhi Daredevils franchise showed confidence in Shreyas and retained him in the 2017 season, where he was the stalwart for Delhi’s marvelous performance. His stellar performance in the 2017 season made the Delhi Daredevils franchise of change in the leadership. He was appointed as the captain of Delhi in 2018 and under him, Delhi capitals was the runner of of the 2020 season of IPL.


Teams Shreyas Iyer Played For

India U-19
India A
West Zone
India B
Rest of India
India Blue
President’s XI
India Green
Delhi Capitals
Bandra Blaster

Shreyas Iyer Affairs

Affairs/Girlfriends- Not Known

Shreyas Iyer Girlfriend

He never opened about his personal life but according to the reports he is single. However, he posted on Instagram with his best friend Shristi where he captioned that “everything seems to be great when it is with you”.

Girlfriend- Not KNown

Shreyas Iyer Children

Son- N/A
Daughter- N/A

Shreyas Iyer Net Worth

Iyer earns a hefty salary of Rs. 7 Crore from the Delhi Capitals franchise from the 2018 season. He is also a Grade B Indian cricketer with and Rs. 3 Crore salary from BCCI. Shreyas also earns a significant amount of wealth through endorsements for various brands including Daikin AC.

Net Worth- $4 Million
IPL Salary-  $ 1.2 Million Yearly (approx.)
BCCI Salary- $ 135k Yearly (approx.)
ODI Salary- 6 Lakh
T-20 Salary- 2 Lakh
Test Match Salary- 15 Lekh

Shreyas Iyer Awards

Youngest Captain: Delhi Daredevil’s
Emerging Player of the Season: IPL 2015
Highest Run Scorer- Ranji Trophy 2015-16

Shreyas Iyer Facts

Iyer is an animal lover.
Iyer was called a ‘young Viru’ .
Shreyas is a brilliant dancer.
He likes watching golf, football and badminton.
His father was always supportive towards his dreams.

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