Shreyas Iyer Biography, Facts & Life Story

Shreyas Iyer Indian Cricketer (Batsman)

Quick Facts


Full Name:Shreyas Santosh Iyer

Profession:Cricketer (Batsman)


Age (as of 2019):24 years old

Date of Birth:December 6, 1994

Birthplace:Mumbai, India

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)

Weight:66 kg (145 lbs)

Chest:40 inches

Waist:30 inches


Biceps:14 inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Black

Celebrity Favorites

Hobbies:Watching football, tennis, playing golf, swimming

Favorite Actor:Ab De Villiers, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo, Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Favorite Food:Sambar, Rasam, Potato curry, Pappadum and rice, Pani Puri

Favorite Color:Black

Favorite TV Show:Tom & Jerry

Facts You Never Knew About Shreyas Iyer!

    • Iyer says he believes he deserves the big paycheck. “I deserve it. I had done well in the Ranji season, so I was expecting Rs 60 to Rs 70 lakh, but not Rs 2.6 crore.
    • A footballer in his younger days, Iyer clearly picked the right sport after he was made to chose by his father. Also a self proclaimed part-time spinner, the 20-year old is now seen as a front-runner for the Emerging Player Award this IPL season.
    • Lyer was first spotted by Pravin Amre, an accomplished coachat the Shivaji Park Gymkhana and trained him in his early days.
    • Shreyas was called as the ‘young Viru’ at that age by his teammates, drawing a comparison to the legendary Indian cricketer, Virender Sehwag.
    • Shreyas 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.
    • In 2014, Iyer represented the Trent Bridge Cricket Team during a trip of the U.K. He played three matches scoring 297 runs at an average of 99 with a top score of 171 which was a new team record.

Shreyas Iyer Education


School: Don Bosco High School, Mumbai

College: R.A. Podar College, Mumbai

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Shreyas Iyer Career

Profession: Cricketer (Batsman)

Debut TV Series/Movie:

ODI debut (cap 219): 10 December 2017 v Sri Lanka
T20I debut (cap 70): 1 November 2017 v New Zealand
Last ODI: 14 August 2019 v West Indies

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $1 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Santosh Iyer (Businessman)

Mother: Rohini Iyer

Brother(s): None

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Unmarried

Wife/Girlfriend: N/A

Ex Girlfriends:

Not Known

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