Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer was born on December 6, 1994, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is a right-handed batsman known for his aggressive batting style and ability to anchor innings. Iyer has been a key player for the Indian national cricket team in ODIs and T20Is and has also made significant contributions in Test cricket. Additionally, he has been an integral part of the Indian Premier League (IPL), leading the Delhi Capitals as captain and playing for Kolkata Knight Riders. His leadership skills and batting prowess have established him as one of the prominent figures in Indian cricket.


Shreyas Iyer’s cricket journey began in Mumbai, where he was recognized as a talented young batsman early in his career. He made his first-class debut for Mumbai in 2014 and quickly made a name for himself with his performances in domestic cricket, including a memorable 200-plus score in a Ranji Trophy match. Iyer’s IPL debut came in 2015 with the Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), where his performances earned him the Emerging Player of the Year award.

His international debut for India came in November 2017 in a T20I against New Zealand. Since then, Iyer has become a vital part of India’s middle order in limited-overs cricket, known for his ability to stabilize innings and finish games. Iyer made his Test debut against New Zealand in November 2021, scoring a century on debut and showcasing his versatility across formats.

Sporting Achievements

  • International Cricket: In international cricket, Iyer has scored several half-centuries and centuries in ODIs and T20Is, contributing significantly to India’s batting lineup. His Test debut century highlighted his adaptability and skill in the longest format of the game.
  • Indian Premier League (IPL): Iyer has been a standout performer in the IPL, first with the Delhi Capitals, where he also took on the captaincy role, leading the team to its first IPL final in 2020. Later, he joined the Kolkata Knight Riders, continuing to showcase his batting talent.
  • Domestic Cricket: In domestic cricket, Iyer has been a prolific run-scorer for Mumbai, playing key roles in the team’s successes in the Ranji Trophy and other domestic tournaments.

Shreyas Iyer’s rise from a promising talent in Mumbai’s cricketing circles to a key player for the Indian national team and in the IPL reflects his hard work, dedication, and natural ability as a batsman. His leadership on and off the field, combined with his consistent performances, make him an important figure in Indian cricket’s future prospects.

Player Stats

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