Shreyas Iyer is one of the most popular cricketers that shall be participating in the IPL 2022. Shreyas has a massive fan following among almost every age group that follows cricket. Born and brought up in Mumbai, Shreyas is an Indian international cricketer. Talking about his Domestic cricket career, Iyer plays for Mumbai and has been a captain for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.
Iyer is a right-handed top-order batsman and has also represented India in One Day Internationals, Twenty20 Internationals, and Test cricket. In this article, we shall be learning about the different aspects of Shreyas Iyer’s life, from his family to his net worth.
|Full Name:||Shreyas Santosh Iyer|
|Stage Name:||Shreyas Iyer|
|Birthday:||6 December 1994|
|Place Of Origin:||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Height:||5 feet 11 inches|
|Profession:||Indian International cricketer, right-handed top-order batsman|
|Total Net Worth:||$5.7 million|
Born on 6 December 1994, in Chembur, Mumbai, Shreyas Iyer belongs to a Malayali – Mangalorean Tuluva family. His Father Santosh Iyer is from Kerala and his mother Rohini Iyer is a Mangalorean Tuluva. As per the interviews given by Iyer, his ancestors and most of his close relatives are from Thrissur, Kerala.
Iyer was sent to the Don Bosco High School, in Matunga, from where he attained his preliminary education. He was then sent to Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai to complete his further studies.
Shreyas Iyer was merely 28 years of age when his coach Pravin Amre who coached players at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana, recognized his talent and potential. Amre motivated him to improve his form and performance and trained him throughout the beginning of his career.
In the early days of his career, his teammates compared Iyer to Virendra Sehwag, due to the similarity of their forms while batting. Iyer also represented his college in Mumbai, at several tournaments and helped them win some trophies.
Shreyas Iyer played home matches at the beginning of his career. His impressive performance was recognized in 2014 and was offered a place in the Trent Bridge cricket team in the United Kingdom. For the Trent Bridge cricket team, he scored 299 runs.
Shreyas Iyer set a record at the Ranji Trophy tournament when he played for the Mumbai team during 2014–15. He scored 803 runs for an average of 50.56. He managed to score 2 centuries and 6 half-centuries. During the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy match, his total score was 1321 runs. In this match, he scored 4 centuries and 7 half-centuries and became the highest run-scorer of the 2015–16 tournament.
In 2015, Shreyas Iyer started playing for the Delhi Daredevils team in the Indian Premier League. In the 14 IPL matches he played in 2015, he scored a total of 439 runs. In 2017, he played against Australia as a cover player for Virat Kohli. Iyer did not get to play, but impressed everyone with his fielding and when he run out Stephen StephenKeefe.
Iyer got a chance to play for the Indian team in the Twenty 20 series against New Zealand in 2017. On 3rd November, he batted for the first time and scored 23 runs from 21 balls. Since 2018, he has been playing for the Delhi Daredevils and has wooed every heart with his batting skills. In 2022, he shall be playing for KKR.
- In 2014, Shreyas Iyer made a List-A debut for Mumbai at the age of 19.
- In 2015, at the age of 20, he was chosen to represent Delhi Daredevils.
- In 2017, at the age of 22, he made his T20 debut against New Zealand.
- In 2017, at the age of 22, he made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka.
- In 2018, at the age of 23, Iyer was made the Captain of Delhi Daredevils.
- In 2018, at the age of 23, Iyer scored 31 runs in an over against WI in an ODI.
- In 2020, at the age of 24, he scored a Maiden ODI century against New Zealand.
- In IPL 2015, he was awarded the Emerging Player Award.
Shreyas Iyer is a 26 years old Mumbai-raised man who is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 65 kgs. He has black eyes and black hair. His hobbies include Horse Riding, Playing Rugby & Golf, etc.
The net worth of Shreyas Iyer is $7 million. His net worth translates to approximately INR 53 crore. His monthly Salary is USD 140000+ and his yearly income is $1.7 Million. He has earned all this money from his BCCI salaries, IPL, and brand endorsements. In 2022, he shall be playing for KKR and will be paid a handsome amount of ₹ 12.25 Crore.
In 2021, he played for Delhi Capitals and was paid ₹ 70,000,000. In 2020 and 2019, he played for the same team (Delhi Capitals) and was paid ₹ 70,000,000. From 2015 to 2018, he played for Delhi Daredevils and was paid ₹ 26,000,000.
Shreyas Santosh Iyer was born on 6 December 1994 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is 5 ft 11 in tall and weighs 65 kgs. He is a Right-handed batsman and a Right-arm leg-break bowler. He has been representing India in international cricket since 2017. He made his Test debut (cap 303) on
3 December 2021 against New Zealand.
He made his ODI debut (cap 219) on 10 December 2017 against Sri Lanka. His last ODI was played on 11 February 2022 against West Indies. His ODI shirt number is 41. He made his T20I debut (cap 70) on 1 November 2017 against New Zealand. His last T20I was played on 20 February 2022 against West Indies. His T20I shirt number is 41.