Shreyas Iyer (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, 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- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- Did Not Play
ODI- 10 December 2017 against Sri Lanka at Dharamsala
T20- 1 November 2017 against New Zealand at Delhi
Coach/MentorPravin Amre
Jersey Number#41 (India)
#41 (Domestic)
Domestic/State TeamDelhi Daredevils, Mumbai
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.
Award/Achievement(s)2015: IPL Emerging Player of the Year award
2016: S V Rajadyaksha trophy for making the highest number of runs in Ranji Trophy
Shreyas Iyer - S V Rajadyaksha trophy
2016: CEAT Cricket Rating Indian Domestic Cricketer of the year award
Shreyas Iyer - CEAT Cricket Rating Indian Domestic Cricketer of the year award-compressed
Career Turning PointHis performance in the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy after which Delhi Daredevils bought him at the 2015 IPL auction for a whooping ₹2.6 crore.
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 December 1994
Age (as in 2017)23 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolDon Bosco High School, Mumbai
CollegeR.A. Podar College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Santosh Iyer (Businessman)
Mother- Rohini Iyer
Brother- None
Sister- 1
Shreyas Iyer with his parents and sister
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
HobbiesWatching football & tennis, Golfing, Swimming
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerAb De Villiers
Favourite Tennis PlayerRoger Federer
Favourite Footballer(s)Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo, Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Favourite Food(s)Sambar, Rasam, Potato curry, Pappadum with rice, Pani Puri
Favourite Singer/Band(s)Michael Jackson, Eminem, Lil Wayne, Linkin Park
Favourite Song"Tera Honay Laga Hoon" from the film 'Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani'
Favourite ActressesJessica Alba, Scarlett Johansson, Deepika Padukone
Favourite TV Show Tom & Jerry
Favourite CarFerrari
Favourite RestaurantBombay West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Style Quotient
Car CollectionHyundai i20
Shreyas Iyer - Hyundai i20
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2018)₹7 crore (IPL-11)

Shreyas Iyer

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shreyas Iyer

  • Does Shreyas Iyer smoke?: No
  • Does Shreyas Iyer drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Shreyas was born into a middle-class Mangalorean family. Shreyas Iyer childhood pic with his mother
  • His batting talent was first noticed by former Indian cricketer, and coach Pravin Amre at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana, Mumbai, when Shreyas was 12 years old. Shreyas Iyer in younger days
  • 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 in the 2014-2015 Ranji Trophy where he scored 809 runs at an average of 50.56.
  • Due to his aggressive batting style, he is often called as the ‘Young Viru’ i.e. Virender Sehwag.
  • He is an avid animal lover who not only has pets at home but also takes care of the stray dogs around his home. Shreyas Iyer, an animal lover
  • His favourite superhero is ‘Superman.’
  • Like his parents, he is a jovial person and loves playing pranks.
  • In the midway of IPL 11 in 2018, he replaced Gautam Gambhir as the skipper of ‘Delhi Daredevils’ after Gambhir stepped down due to his poor batting performance in the initial matches that led to series of loses for the team. Shreyas Iyer and Gautam Gambhir - Delhi Daredevils