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Shreyas Iyer: Net Worth, Age, Height, Family & More

Shreyas Iyer popularly known as Young Viru is an Indian cricketer who represents the country in various formats including international matches. His strike-rate is eye-catching and this is what attracts the professionals. He has been compared to legendary Indian batsman Virender Sehwag for his fearless and dominating stroke-play, and more specifically, his hand-eye coordination. In the 2022 IPL mega auction, he has been bought by KKR for 12.25 crore.

Player Overview:

Full NameShreyas Santosh Iyer
NicknameShre, Young Viru

Physical Stats:

Shreyas is 5ft. 11” inches tall and 65 kg in weight. His eye colour and hair are black in colour. Further details are as follow:

Height5ft. 11” (180cm)
Weight65 kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Shoe SizeNot known
Body measurementsChest: 40 Waist: 30 Biceps: 14

Personal Information:

shreyas iyer

Young Viru is 27 years in age and he follows Hinduism as a religion. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius and he completed his schooling from Don Bosco High School, Mumbai and graduated from R.A. Podar college in Mumbai. He likes to swim and watch or play tennis, football and golf in his leisure time.

Date of BirthDecember 6, 1994
Age27 yrs.
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac SignSagittarius
College/ University R.A. Podar College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduated
SchoolDon Bosco High School, Mumbai
HobbiesSwimming, watching and playing football, golf and tennis
Marital StatusUnmarried

Salad Days of Shreyas

Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas was 12 years old when he was noticed by coach Parvin Amre at Shivaji Park Gymkhana in Mumbai. Parvin decided to coach him and here he is in the Indian cricket team. In 2014, he played for Trent Bridge Cricket Team of United Kingdom and smashed 297 runs in three matches with the highest score of 171. He made his List A debut in November 2014, for Mumbai cricket team during 2014-15 Vijay Hazare Trophy. In the Ranji Trophy, he scored 809 runs and was the 7th highest run-scorer in his first-class debut.


BatsmanAB de Villiers
BowlerZaheer Khan and Brett Lee
Tennis PlayerRoger Federer
FoodSambar, Rasam
ActressDeepika Padukone
TV ShowTom & Jerry
RestaurantBombay West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK

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Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer was born in a Tamil Brahmin family to Santosh and Rohini Iyer. His father is a businessman and mother a homemaker. He has one sister.

Father NameSantosh Iyer
Father’s ProfessionBusinessman
Mother NameRohini Iyer
Mother’s ProfessionHomemaker
Siblings1 (sister)

Professional Information:

Shreyas was signed for IPL in 2015 and bought of Delhi Daredevils for INR 2.6 crore. On 9 April 2015, he made his IPL debut against CSK. He became the captain of Delhi Daredevils in 2018 IPL mid-season after Gautam Gambhir relinquished himself from the post citing poor performance of the team. And on 27 April 2018, Shreyas Iyer became the youngest captain to lead the Delhi Daredevils team in the IPL history at the age of 23 years.

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 victory. Shreyas was a part of the Indian U-19 team for the 2014 World Cup. His back-to-back fifties led India to finish fifth in the tournament. Also, he was included in the India’s Test squad in 2017 but did not play even a single match. On 1 November 2017, he made his T20 debut against New Zealand. Iyer made his ODI debut against Sri-Lanka on 10 December 2017.

Jersey Number41 (Domestic as well as for India)
CoachPravin Amre
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Bowling StyleLegbreak googly
First Class DebutDecember 2014 during 2014-15 Ranji Trophy
List A debutGoa vs Tamil Nadu at Alur (in 2014)
International DebutTest: – India vs New Zealand at Kanpur in 2021 ODI: – India vs Sri-Lanka at Dharamshala in 2017 T20I: – India vs New Zealand at Delhi in 2017
Domestic TeamMumbai
Major TeamsDelhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians  
T-20 DebutIndia vs New Zealand in 2021
Favourite ShotsN/A
Likes to Play AgainstN/A

Style Quotient:

Cars CollectionHyundai i20
Bikes CollectionN/A

Also Read: Shreyas Iyer likely to part ways with Delhi Capitals ahead of IPL 2022

Money Factor:

IPL Salary12 crore 25 lakhs
Net Worth7 million
Own BrandN/A
Commercial PropertyN/A


AddressDelhi, India
Phone NumberN/A
Instagram Account@shreyas41
Twitter Handle@ShreyasIyer15
Facebook PageShreyasIyerCricket

Unknown Facts:

1. Shreyas Iyer has a record of being the fourth-Indian player to have scored the fastest century in T20 cricket. He reached a century off 37 balls in a T20 match against Sikkim.

2. He has a documentary based on his junior and age-group cricket journey, titled ‘Shreyas Iyer Documentary – A father’s Dream’.

3. In 2014, Iyer designated the Trent Bridge Cricket Team through a journey to the U.K.


National Award
International Award
IPL2015 IPL Emerging Player Award

Words of His Father Santosh

When Shreyas was 4 years old, we played cricket in the house with a plastic ball. Even then, he was middling the ball in a manner that convinced me that the boy had real talent. So, we did everything in our power to make sure he can fulfil his potential.”

Coach Santosh

Batting Stats & Records: 


Frequent Questions:

Q.1 What is the age of Shreyas Iyer?

Ans. 27 years.

Q.2 Which franchise has bought Shreyas Iyer in 2022 IPL mega auction?

Ans. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

Q.3 Iyer played for which team in Ranji Trophy?

Ans. Mumbai

Q.4 Where is Shreyas Iyer from?

Ans. He is from Mumbai,Maharashtra.

Q.5 Does Iyer smoke?

Ans. No

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