Shreyas Iyer overview

Shreyas Iyer was born on 6th December 1994 in Mumbai, is an Indian cricketer and plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket. During a trip to the UK, Iyer represented Trent Bridge Cricket team and scored 297 runs for his team in just three matches at an average of 99 which was also a new team record.

Generally, Iyer is a top-order batsman who made his List A debut in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014–15 for Mumbai where he scored 273 runs. Iyer made his Ranji Trophy debut in December 2014, he ended up scoring 809 runs in that session.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
ODI 22 20 1 813 103 42.79 810 100.37 1 0 8 81 17
T20 28 26 7 550 67 28.95 411 133.82 0 0 3 44 22
IPL 79 79 9 2200 96 31.43 1745 126.07 0 0 16 189 83

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
ODI 22 2 12 15 0 0/2 0/2 7.5 0 0 0 0
T20 28 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
IPL 79 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

Early signs

For the IPL 2015, Iyer was signed by the DC – Delhi for INR 2.6 crores, where he became the highest-earning uncapped player and the 9th most consistent player in the IPL tournament that session. He was announced as the new captain of DC on 25th April 2018 replacing Gautam Gambhir where he became the youngest captain of the Delhi team in history. He made his T20I debut against New Zealand on 1st November 2017 and on 10th December 2017 his ODI debut against Sri Lanka.

ODI Career

One of the most emerging player of IPL tournament, Iyer made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka on 10th December 2017 at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium. On 18 December 2019, Iyer scored 31 runs in one over in the 2nd ODI against the West Indies, the most runs scored by a batsman for India in a single over in ODIs. Iyer has played 20 ODI matches from which he has scored 788 runs at a strike rate of 101.03.

Test career

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IPL career

Iyer made his IPL debut for the DC - Delhi against the CSK - Chennai on 9th April 2015. Shreyas had won the Emerging Player award in his debut session. In 2018, DC - Delhi handed over the captaincy of the team to Shreyas after a disappointing IPL session of Gautam Gambhir. He was retained by the DC - Delhi as a captain ahead of the 2020 IPL. Since his debut, he has played 79 matches from which he has scored 2,200 runs with a strike rate of 126.07.

T20 Career

He made his T20I debut against New Zealand on 1st November 2017, but didn’t bat in that match. Iyer got his first batting opportunity on 4th November 2017, where he scored 23 runs in 21 balls. In January 2020, Iyer was declared the man of the match for his unbeaten knock of 58 runs in 29 balls in the first T20I against New Zealand. He has played 21 T20I matches from which he has scored 417 runs at a strike rate of 129.5.

ICC Trophies

Iyer emerged as one of the most talented and stylish young batsmen in the Indian cricket team in recent years. He led his team DC – Delhi to their maiden Final in the IPL 2020, where his team was the runner-up of the tournament.

Blog

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