06 December 1994
Right Hand Bat
Right Arm Leg Spin
Shreyas Iyer is an Indian Cricketer. His full name is Shreyas Santosh Iyer and he was born in a Tamil Brahmin Family on 6 December 1994 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His father's name is Santosh Iyer (Businessman) and His mother's name is Rohini Iyer (Homemaker). He has one younger sister Shresta Iyer.
Since childhood, he was fond of playing cricket. Iyer received his primary education from Don Bosco High School, Mumbai. He pursued his graduation from Podar College in Mumbai. When he was only 12 years old, he was noticed by a coach, Pravin Amre at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana in Mumbai.
In 2014, Iyer played for the Trent Bridge Cricket Team of the United Kingdom and scored 297 runs in three matches at an average of 99 with the highest score of 171. In November 2014, he made his List A debut for the Mumbai Cricket team during the 2014–15 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Shreyas Iyer has played in all formats for the Indian team. Iyer scored a century in his debut test match and a half-century in the second innings against New Zealand in November 2021 and became the first Indian player to do so.
Shreyas Iyer Career
In his Test career to date, Shreyas Iyer has played 10 matches to date in his Test career and has scored 666 runs, with an average of 44. Shreyas Iyer has hit 80 fours and 14 sixes in his Test career. In Mar 2023, he played his recent Test match against Australia at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India, scoring 0 runs off 0 balls.
In Shreyas Iyer's ODI career, he has played 50 matches to date in his ODI career and has scored 1,879 runs, with an average of 47. Shreyas Iyer has hit 180 fours and 40 sixes in his ODI career. One of his recent ODI matches took place in Oct 2023 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India, where he contributed 53 runs off 62 balls.
Shreyas has played 49 matches to date in his T20 career and has scored 1,043 runs, with an average of 31. Shreyas Iyer has hit 85 fours and 42 sixes in his T20 career. In his most recent T20 match against New Zealand at McLean Park, Napier, New Zealand, which took place in Nov 2022, Shreyas Iyer contributed 0 runs off 1 ball to his team's total.
Shreyas Iyer is currently ranked 41st in the ICC Test batting rankings with a total of 574 points. He holds the 31st position in the ICC ODI batting rankings with a total of 613 points. Shreyas Iyer is ranked 83rd position in the ICC T20 batting rankings with a total of 404 points.