|Real Name||Shreyas Santosh Iyer|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Batsman)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 66 kg
in Pounds- 145 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 39 Inches
- Waist: 31 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
|International Debut||Test- N/A
|Jersey Number||#41 (India)
#41 (IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against||Pakistan, Australia
|Favourite Shot||Cover drive|
|Records (main ones)||• In 2014, he played for Trent Bridge Cricket Team during a trip to the UK, where he played 3 matches and scored 297 runs at an average of 99 with a top score of 171, which was a new team record.
• In 2015-2016 Ranji trophy season, he was the top scorer with 930 runs in 13 innings at an average of 71 with 3 hundreds and 4 fifties and a top score of 200.
|Career Turning Point||When Delhi Daredevils bought him at the 2015 IPL auction for 2.6 crore (INR)|
|Date of Birth||6 December 1994|
|Age (as in 2016)||22 Years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|College||Podar College, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Santosh Iyer (Businessman)
Mother- Rohini Iyer
|Hobbies||Watching football & tennis, playing golf, swimming|
|Favourite Cricketer||Ab De Villiers|
|Favourite Footballer||Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo, Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic|
|Favourite Food||Sambar, Rasam, Potato curry, Pappadum and rice, Pani Puri|
|Favourite Musician||Michael Jackson, Eminem, Lil Wayne, Linkin Park|
|Favourite Song||Tera Honay Laga Hoon from the film Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani|
|Favourite Actresses||Jessica Alba, Scarlett Johansson, Deepika Padukone|
|Favourite TV Show||Tom and Jerry|
|Favourite Restaurant||Bombay West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK|
|Girls, Family & More|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shreyas Iyer
- Does Shreyas Iyer smoke?: Not Known
- Does Shreyas Iyer drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Shreyas belongs to a Mangalorean family background.
- His talent was first noticed by former Indian cricketer, and coach Pravin Amre at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana, Mumbai, when Shreyas was 12 years old.
- His initial cricket journey has been documented in the short film titled ‘Shreyas Iyer Documentary – A Father’s Dream.’
- He made his List A debut for Mumbai in the 2014-2015 Vijay Hazare Trophy where he scored 273 runs at an average of 54.60.
- The same year he made his first-class cricket debut during the 2014-2015 Ranji Trophy where he scored 809 runs at an average of 50.56.
- He won the IPL emerging player of the year award in 2015.
- Due to his aggressive batting style, he is often called as the ‘young Viru’ i.e. Virender Sehwag.
- He is a pet lover.