Shreyas Iyer is an Indian cricketer who has captained Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. He has also played for the national team in international cricket and for Mumbai in domestic cricket. Iyer, a right-handed middle-order batsman, has represented India in One Day Internationals, Twenty20 Internationals, and Test cricket.
Early Life and Career
On December 6, 1994, Shreyas Iyer was born in Mumbai to Santosh and Rohini Iyer. Iyer’s father recognized his cricketing ability and assisted him in honing it. Santosh, a businessman who worked from home at the time, played a key role in Shreyas’ decision to play cricket rather than football.
At the age of 12, Pravin Amre, a student of legendary coach Ramakant Achrekar, spotted Iyer at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana in Mumbai’s local cricket hub. Amre noticed a young boy with a lot of potential.
Shreyas represented the Trent Bridge Cricket Team during a trip to the United Kingdom in 2014, appearing in three matches and scoring 297 runs at an incredible average of 99. On that tour, his best score was 171.
In November 2014, Iyer made his List A debut for Mumbai in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. For this match, he gave an outstanding performance. Iyer made his first-class debut in the Ranji Trophy in December 2014. He finished the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy as the seventh-highest scorer. He was the leading run-scorer in the 2015-16 Ranji Trophy season. He made the highest total by an Indian batsman in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in February 2019.
Iyer debuted for India in a T20 International against New Zealand on November 1, 2017. On the 10th of December 2017, he made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Sri Lanka in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, as part of a three-match ODI series. After four years of waiting, Shreyas, who made his international debut in 2017, was given the opportunity to play in the Test team in 2021.
Iyer was signed by Delhi Daredevils for Rs 2.6 crore in February 2015, making him one of the highest-paid players in the Indian Premier League. He is now the Kolkata Knight Riders’ captain.
Shreyas Iyer Net Worth
Shreyas Iyer’s net worth is estimated to be $7 million, or Rs 53 crore rupees in Indian currency. This massive sum was amassed through his BCCI salaries, IPL contracts, and private businesses. His monthly salary ranges between INR 45 and 60 lakhs.
|Net Worth||INR 53 crore|
|Salary||INR 45-60 lakhs|