Full Name:Shreyas Santosh Iyer
Age:26 years old (in 2021)
Date of Birth:December 6, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight:66 kg (145 lbs)
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 coach, at 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)
Salary: Under review
Net Worth: USD $1 million approx
Family & Relatives
Father: Santosh Iyer (Businessman)
Mother: Rohini Iyer
Sister(s): Not Known
Marital Status: Unmarried
Shreyas Iyer Favorites
Hobbies: Watching football, tennis, playing golf, swimming
Favorite Food: Sambar, Rasam, Potato curry, Pappadum and rice, Pani Puri
Favorite Color: Black
Favorite TV Show: Tom & Jerry