Shreyas Gopal (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography, & More

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Wife: Nikitha Shiv
Hometown: Bengaluru
Age: 28 Years

Shreyas Gopal

Full NameRamaswamy Shreyas Gopal
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutDid Not Play
Jersey Number#19 (IPL)
Domestic/State TeamsIndia Under-19s, Karnataka Under-15s, Karnataka, Mumbai Indians, South Zone
Coach/MentorJ Arun Kumar
Career Turning PointIn February 2014, while playing for the Karnataka against rest of India, he became the first player to claim a hat-trick in the Irani Cup's history and was bought by the Mumbai Indians for ₹10 lakh in the 2014 IPL auction.
Personal Life
Date of Birth4 September 1993
Age (as in 2021) 28 Years
BirthplaceBengaluru (Karnataka)
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownBengaluru (Karnataka)
School Frank Anthony Public School (Bengaluru)
College/UniversityJain University (Bengaluru)
Educational QualificationBachelor's degree in Commerce
Girls, Affairs & More
GirlfriendNikitha Shiv (businesswoman)
Shreyas Gopal and Nikitha Shiv
Engagement Date11 August 2021
Shreyas Gopal and Nikitha Shiv's engagement photo
Marital StatusMarried
WifeNikitha Shiv
Marriage Date24 November 2021
Shreyas Gopal and Nikitha Shiv's marriage photo
ParentsFather- Gopal Ramaswamy (cricketer, director of a sports management firm)
Mother- Amitha Ramaswamy (volleyball player)
SiblingsNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersRahul Dravid, Anil Kumble
Favourite ActorAamir Khan
Favourite ActressKatrina Kaif
Favourite SportsBadminton and Roller Skates
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2018)₹20 lakh (IPL)
Shreyas Gopal

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shreyas Gopal

  • Does Shreyas Gopal smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Shreyas Gopal drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He is a right-hand batsman and bowls right-arm leg break.
  • During his childhood, he liked to copy the bowling actions of his favourite cricketer Anil Kumble. Shreyas Gopal
  • He was the captain in the Karnataka U-13, U-15, U-16, and U-19 matches.
  • Impressed by his bowling, Anil Kumble recommended Gopal to the Mumbai Indians for the IPL-7. Shreyas Gopal With Anil Kumble
  • In the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy season, he grabbed 22 wickets at an average of 18.22 and won the series for Karnataka.
  • In the 2013-14 First-Class debut season, he took 27 wickets in 6 matches at an average of 16.96.
  • In the 2014-15 Ranji tournament, he scored 693 runs in 13 matches (average- 46.20) with 2 centuries and 3 fifties.
  • He used to get up early in the morning to watch Australia-India test series, especially when Rahul Dravid came to bat.
  • His favourite author is Ashwath Aiyappa.
  • He likes to read sports biographies in his free time and his favourite book is “Rafa: My Story,” Rafael Nadal’s autobiography.
  • In January 2018, he was selected by the Rajasthan Royals to play in the 2018 IPL.
  • Shreyas was acquired by Mumbai Indians for Rs. 20 lakh in the 2024 IPL auction, held at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai on 19 December 2023.

    Shreyas Gopal was sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs. 20 lakh in the 2024 IPL auction

    Shreyas Gopal was sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs. 20 lakh in the 2024 IPL auction