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Indian cricketer

Shreyas Iyer
Personal information
Full name
Shreyas Santosh Iyer
Born (1994-12-06) 6 December 1994 (age 27)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm leg break
Role Batter
International information
National side
  • India (2017–present)
Test debut (cap 303) 3 December 2021 v New Zealand
Last Test 1 July 2022 v England
ODI debut (cap 219) 10 December 2017 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 11 October 2022 v South Africa
ODI shirt no 41
T20I debut (cap 70) 1 November 2017 v New Zealand
Last T20I 20 November 2022 v New zealand
T20I shirt no 41
Domestic team information
Years Team
2013/14–present Mumbai
2015–2021 Delhi Capitals (squad no 41)
2022 Kolkata Knight Riders
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 5 32 47 60
Runs scored 422 1,271 1030 5,122
Batting average 4688 4707 3218 5173
100s/50s 1/3 2/12 0/7 13/27
Top score 105 113 74 202
Balls bowled 31 2 565
Wickets 0 0 4
Bowling average 10025
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 2/29
Catches/stumpings 8/– 15/– 13/– 45/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 11 October 2022

Shreyas Santosh Iyer (born 6 December 1994) is an Indian international cricketer who plays for the Indian cricket team as a Right-handed batter He has played in all formats for the Indian team Iyer has scored a century in his debut test match and a half century in second innings against New Zealand in November 2021 and became the first Indian player to do so Iyer plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket and captains Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League He played for the India Under-19 cricket team at the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup

Early years

Shreyas Iyer was born on 6 December 1994 in Chembur, Mumbai to Santosh Iyer, who has his roots in Kerala, and Rohini Iyer, a Mangalorean Tuluva In an interview with The Hindu, Iyer mentioned that his ancestors are from Thrissur, Kerala He was educated at Don Bosco High School, Matunga and at Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai

At the age of 18, Iyer was spotted by coach Pravin Amre at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana Amre trained him in his early cricketing days Iyer’s teammates at the age group levels used to compare him to Virender Sehwag During his graduation from Podar College in Mumbai, Iyer helped his college team to lift some trophies

Domestic career

In 2014, Iyer represented Trent Bridge Cricket Team During a trip of the UK, he played three matches scoring 297 runs at an average of 99 with a highest score of 171, a new team record

Iyer made his List A debut for Mumbai in November 2014, playing in the 2014–15 Vijay Hazare Trophy He scored 273 runs in that tournament at an average of 5460 Iyer made his first-class cricket debut in December 2014 during the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy He scored a total of 809 runs in his debut Ranji season at an average of 5056 including two centuries and six fifties He was 7th highest scorer of 2014–15 Ranji Trophy

In the 2015–16 Ranji Trophy, Iyer scored 1,321 runs during the tournament including four centuries and seven fifties at an average of 7339, becoming the top scorer of the Ranji season and second player to score 1,300 runs in a single Ranji Trophy competition In the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy, Iyer scored 725 runs including two centuries and two fifties at an average of 4264 He scored 202 not out off 210 balls, against the visiting Australia team in a 3-Day Practice match in Mumbai, his highest first-class score

In September 2018, Iyer was named as the vice-captain of Mumbai for the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament He was the leading run-scorer for Mumbai in the tournament, with 373 runs in seven matches In October 2018, Iyer was named as the captain of India B’s squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy He was also the leading run-scorer in the Deodhar Trophy, with 199 runs in three matches

In February 2019, in the opening round of the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy tournament, Iyer made the highest total by an Indian batsman in a T20 match, when he scored 147 runs

In March 2021, Iyer was signed by Lancashire for their 2021 season of the Royal London One-Day Cup

Indian Premier League

In February 2015, Iyer was signed in the 2015 IPL players auction by the Delhi Daredevils for 26 crores (approximately $430,000) Thus Iyer became the highest-earning uncapped player in the tournament He scored 439 runs in 14 matches, with a 3376 average and a strike rate of 12836, making Iyer the 9th most consistent player and Emerging Player of 2015 IPL

Iyer was retained by Delhi Daredevils in the 2018 IPL Auction On 25 April 2018, he was announced as the new captain of Delhi Daredevils replacing Gautam Gambhir On 27 April 2018, he became the youngest captain to lead the Delhi Daredevils team in the IPL history at the age of 23 years and 142 days during the match against Kolkata Knight Riders and was also the fourth overall youngest to captain any IPL side On his IPL captaincy debut, Shreyas Iyer smashed an unbeaten match-winning knock of 93 off 40 deliveries with 10 sixes, which was his third successive IPL fifty of the season to power DD to a heavy total of 219/5 in the first innings of the match before earning him the man of the match award Under his captaincy, Delhi Daredevils managed to defeat KKR by 55 runs to secure only their second win of the tournament Iyer was retained by the Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2019 Season which he led the team into the playoffs for the first time after seven years

In the 2020 season, he continued as the captain for Delhi Capitals and he also led them to their maiden IPL final against the Mumbai Indians Iyer scored an unbeaten 65 off 50 balls in a losing effort as Mumbai Indians won the final

He missed the half season of IPL 2021 due to an injury in his Left Shoulder while playing for India in the first match of an ODI series against England in the same year He made his comeback after a Span of 6 months for Delhi Capitals In the 2022 IPL Auction, Iyer was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders for ₹ 1225 crores He was also named as the team’s captain

International career

In March 2017, Iyer was added to India’s Test squad as cover for Virat Kohli, ahead of the fourth Test against Australia He came on as a substitute fielder in the fourth test and ran out Steve O’Keefe for 8

In October 2017, Iyer was named in India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against New Zealand He made his T20I debut for India against New Zealand on 1 November 2017, but he did not bat

In November 2017, Iyer was named in India’s One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Sri Lanka He made his ODI debut for India against Sri Lanka on 10 December 2017 He scored 88 from 70 balls in the 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka at Mohali

On 18 December 2019, in the second ODI against the West Indies, Iyer scored 31 runs in one over, the most scored by a batsman for India in a single over in ODIs

On 24 January 2020, in the first T20I against the New Zealand, Iyer scored an unbeaten 58 off 29 balls and was declared the Man of the Match

On 26 January 2020, in the second T20I against the New Zealand, he scored 44 off 33 balls On 5 February 2020, in the first ODI against the New Zealand, Iyer scored 103 off 107 balls, his maiden century in ODI cricket

In September 2021, Iyer was named as one of three reserve players in India’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup In November 2021, he was named in India’s Test squad for their series against New Zealand He made his Test debut on 25 November 2021, for India against New Zealand

On 25 November 2021, Iyer got his Test cap from the former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar and scored a maiden century playing against the New Zealand team He became the 16th Indian player to score a century in the debut test match

In the 2022 bilateral T20I series against Sri Lanka, Iyer broke Virat Kohli’s record of most runs scored by an Indian batsman in a 3-match T20I bilateral series, scoring a total of 204 runs with three consecutive unbeaten half centuries

In March 2022, Iyer was named man of the match after scoring two crucial fifties on a tough turning track in the second Test match against Sri Lanka In recognition of Iyer’s good form, he was named as the ICC player of the month for February 2022 On 9 October 2022, during the 2nd of 3 ODI matches against South Africa, he achieved his 2nd ODI century scoring 113 off 111 balls, and remained unbeaten

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