Shreyas Iyer (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Shreyas Iyer

Real NameShreyas Santosh Iyer
ProfessionIndian 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
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- N/A
T20- N/A
Coach/MentorPravin Amre
Jersey Number#41 (India)
#41 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamDelhi Daredevils, Mumbai
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan, Australia
Favourite ShotCover 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 PointWhen Delhi Daredevils bought him at the 2015 IPL auction for 2.6 crore (INR)
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 December 1994
Age (as in 2016)22 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegePodar College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Santosh Iyer (Businessman)
Mother- Rohini Iyer
Brother- N/A
Sister- 1
Shreyas Iyer family
HobbiesWatching football & tennis, playing golf, swimming
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerAb De Villiers
Favourite FootballerCristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo, Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Favourite FoodSambar, Rasam, Potato curry, Pappadum and rice, Pani Puri
Favourite Musician Michael Jackson, Eminem, Lil Wayne, Linkin Park
Favourite SongTera Honay Laga Hoon from the film Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
Favourite ActressesJessica Alba, Scarlett Johansson, Deepika Padukone
Favourite TV Show Tom and Jerry
Favourite CarFerrari
Favourite RestaurantBombay West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known

Shreyas Iyer

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.