Shreyas Iyer

India
29 Years (06 Dec, 1994)
Male
Mumbai
top-order batter
right-hand bat
legbreak googly
2017 - 2022
West Zone, Rest of India, Mumbai Under-19s, Mumbai Cricket Association XI, Mumbai, Indian Board President's XI, India Under-19s, India Green, India Blue, India B, India A, Delhi Capitals, India

Shreyas Iyer Bio

Shreyas Iyer was born on 6th December 1994 and plays for India in international cricket as well as Mumbai in domestic cricket. He also led Delhi Capitals in the cash-rich Indian Premier League. A right-handed top-order batsman, Iyer has played for India across formats. He also played for the India Under-19 cricket team in the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup as well.

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Shreyas Iyer was born on 6th December 1994 and plays for India in international cricket as well as Mumbai in domestic cricket. He also led Delhi Capitals in the cash-rich Indian Premier League. A right-handed top-order batsman, Iyer has played for India across formats. He also played for the India Under-19 cricket team in the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup as well.

When did Shreyas Iyer make his International debut?

He made his ODI debut on 10th December 2017 vs Sri Lanka whereas his T20I debut came on 1st November 2017 vs New Zealand. He made his Test debut on 3rd December 2021 against New Zealand as well.

Shreyas Iyer - Domestic Career

In 2014, Shreyas Iyer has played for Trent Bridge Cricket Team. During a trip to the UK, he had played for three matches amassing 297 runs which came at an average of 99 with the highest score of 171 as well. He made his List A debut for Mumbai in November 2014, playing in the 2014–15 Vijay Hazare Trophy whereas he smashed 273 runs at an average of 54.60.

However, Iyer made his first-class cricket debut in December 2014 during the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy. He scored 809 runs in his debut Ranji season at an average of 50.56 including two centuries and six fifties as well. He was the 7th highest scorer of the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy also.

In the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy, the right-handed batsman scored 1,321 runs during the tournament including four centuries and seven fifties at an average of 73.39, becoming the highest scorer of the Ranji season and second player to score 1,300 runs in a single Ranji Trophy competition. In the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy, Iyer scored 725 runs including two centuries and two fifties at an average of 42.64. He scored an unbeaten 202 off 210 balls, against the visiting Australia team in a 3-Day Practice match in Mumbai, his highest first-class score.

In September 2018, Iyer was named as the vice-captain of Mumbai for the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament. He was the highest run-scorer for Mumbai with 373 runs in seven matches. In October 2018, Iyer was named as the captain of India B's squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy. He was also the leading run-scorer in the Deodhar Trophy, with 199 runs in three matches.

In February 2019, in the opening round of the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy tournament, Iyer scored the highest total by an Indian batsman in a T20 match, when he scored 147 runs. In March 2021, Lancashire signed Shreyas Iyer for their 2021 season of the Royal London One-Day Cup.

Shreyas Iyer - International Career

In March 2017, Iyer was named in India's Test squad as cover for Virat Kohli, ahead of the fourth Test against Australia. And, in October 2017, Iyer was named in India's T20 International (T20I) squad for their series against New Zealand. He made his T20I debut for India against New Zealand on 1st November 2017 as well.

In November 2017, Iyer was added to India's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Sri Lanka. He made his ODI debut for India against Sri Lanka on 10th December 2017 and scored 88 from 70 balls in the 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka at Mohali as well.

On 18th December 2019, in the second ODI against the West Indies, he smashed 31 runs in one over, the most scored by a batsman for India in a single over in ODIs as well. On 24th January 2020, in the first T20I against the Kiwis, he hit an unbeaten 58 off 29 balls and was awarded the Man of the Match as well.

On 26th January 2020, in the second T20I against New Zealand, he hit 44 off 33 balls. On 5 February 2020, in the first ODI against New Zealand, Iyer scored 103 off 107 balls, his maiden century in ODI cricket.

In September 2021, Iyer was named as one of three reserve players in India's squad for the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup. In November 2021, he was named in India's Test squad for their series against New Zealand. He made his Test debut on 25th November 2021, for India against New Zealand.

On 25th November 2021, Shreyas Iyer got his Test cap from the former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar and scored a maiden century against the New Zealand team. He became the 16th Indian player to score a century on debut.

Shreyas Iyer - Indian Premier League

In February 2015, Delhi Daredevils bought him for 2.6 crores (approximately $430,000). With this, he became the highest-earning uncapped player in the league as well. He scored 439 runs in 14 matches, with a 33.76 average and a strike rate of 128.36 as well, making him the 9th most consistent player and Emerging Player of 2015 IPL as well.

However, Delhi retained him in the 2018 IPL Auction. On 25th April 2018, he was announced as the new captain of Delhi Daredevils replacing the veteran Gautam Gambhir. On 27th April 2018, he became the youngest captain to lead the Delhi team in the IPL history at the age of 23 years and 142 days during the match against Kolkata Knight Riders and was also the fourth overall youngest to captain any IPL side had at that time.

On his IPL captaincy debut, the youngster smashed an unbeaten match-winning knock of 93 off 40 deliveries with 10 sixes, which was his third successive IPL fifty of the season which took Delhi to a massive total of 219/5 in the first innings of the match before earning him the man of the match award as well. Under his captaincy, Delhi managed to defeat KKR by 55 runs to secure only their second win of the tournament and Iyer was retained by them in the IPL 2019 Season where he led the team into the playoffs for the very first time after seven years.

In the 2020 season, he continued as the captain for Delhi Capitals and he also led the team to their maiden IPL final against the Mumbai Indians. Iyer scored an unbeaten 65 off 50 balls but Mumbai Indians won the final. He missed the half season of IPL 2021 due to his shoulder injury which he had sustained while playing for India in the first match of an ODI series against England as well. But he returned after 6 months and since then, he has been going good.

Shreyas Iyer - List of Centuries and half-centuries

SCOREOPPONENTVENUEYEARFOURSSixes
105 (Test)New ZealandKanpur2021132
65 (Test)New ZealandKanpur202181
88 (ODI)Sri LankaMohali201792
65 (ODI)Sri LankaVisakhapatnam201781
71 (ODI)West IndiesPort of Spain201951
65 (ODI)West IndiesPort of Spain201935
70 (ODI)West IndiesChennai201951
53 (ODI)West IndiesVisakhapatnam201934
103 (ODI)New ZealandHamilton2020111
52 (ODI)New ZealandAuckland202071
62 (ODI)New ZealandMount Maunganui202090
62 (T20I)BangladeshNagpur201935
58* (T20I)New ZealandAuckland202053
67 (T20I)EnglandAhmedabad202181

Shreyas Iyer - Net Worth and Brand endorsement

Shreyas Iyer's net worth is $5.7 Million, which is 42 Crore INR (approx.). His annual income is Rs. 8.5 Crore INR. He earns Rs. 7.0 Crore INR from IPL whereas his Brand endorsement fee is Rs. 1 Crore INR. He has luxury cars of Rs. 1.5-2 Crore INR as well.

Shreyas Iyer - Jersey Number

His Jersey Number is 41.

Shreyas Iyer - Physical attributes

His height is 178 cm, weight is 65 kg (approx.). His chest is 40 inches, Waist is 30 inches and biceps is 14 inches as well. Both his hair and eye colour is black.

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Feb 29, 2024
Expressing his thoughts on X, Pathan queries whether players like Hardik, who refrain from red-ball cricket, should be involved in white-ball domestic tournaments when not on national duty.
Feb 28, 2024
Grade A+ (4 players): Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, and Ravindra Jadeja.
Feb 22, 2024
Kishan and Iyer are likely to be excluded from that list, as both haven't been playing domestic cricket despite the BCCI's diktat to do so
Nov 15, 2023
Shreyas Iye­r's standout showing in the 2023 ICC Men's Cricket World Cup has unde­niably made a big impression on the story of Indian cricke­t.