Shreyas Iyer – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Shreyas Iyer Indian Cricketer (Batsman)
Shreyas Iyer

His Social Media Profiles

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 40-30-14 inches
Bodytype Average
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight 66 kg (145 lbs)
Waist 30 inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Nickname Shre
Gender Male
Age 28 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth December 6, 1994
Full Name Shreyas Santosh Iyer
Profession Cricketer (Batsman)
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Mumbai, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius


Shreyas Iyer Education


School: Don Bosco High School, Mumbai

College: R.A. Podar College, Mumbai

Shreyas Iyer Career

Profession: Cricketer (Batsman)


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

Net Worth: USD $1 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Santosh Iyer (Businessman)

Mother: Rohini Iyer

Brother: None

Marital Status: Single

Shreyas Iyer Favorites

Hobbies: Watching football, tennis, playing golf, swimming

Favorite TV shows: Tom & Jerry

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

Favorite Color: Black

Favorite Cars: Ferrari, Hyundai i20

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.

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