Shreyas Iyer is an Indian cricket player who represents the Indian Cricket Team in international cricket, Mumbai in domestic cricket. He plays for Delhi Capitals as a captain in the Indian Premier League. Shreyas is a right-handed top-order batsman and their right arm leg break is his bowling style, he has played One Day Internationals and T20 Internationals for the Indian cricket team. He played for the India U-19 cricket team at the 2014 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup.
In March 2017, Shreyas was included in India’s Test team to make up for Virat Kohli, onwards of the 4th Test against Australia. He entered on as a substitute fielder in the 4th test and ran out Stephen O’Keefe for 8. In October 2017, Shreyas was considered to India’s Twenty20 International team for their series with New Zealand. He played his T20I debut for India against New Zealand on 1 Nov 2017, but he did not bat. This year he was named to India’s ODI squad for their series against Sri Lanka.
In the month of November 2020, he Played in the all Limited Overs Series Of the Indian National Cricket team in Australia in 2020–21 and helped India win the T-20 Series at the time of the 2nd Twenty 20 by his match-winning cooperation with Hardik Pandya.
The Early Life of Shreyas Iyer:
Shreyas was born on 6 December 1994 in Chembur, Mumbai, India to a Tamil-speaking family. His father Santosh Iyer, is a businessman, and Rohini Iyer is his mother. He has one sister also and his family is originally from Kerala.In an interview with The Hindu, Shreyas declared that his ancestors are from Thrissur, Kerala. He completed his studies at Don Bosco High School, Matunga, and Ramniranjan Anandilal Poddar College , Mumbai.
At the age of 12, Shreyas was mottled by coach Pravin Amre at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana. His Coach trained him in his previous cricketing days. Shreyas’s playfellows at the age-group levels used to compare him to Virender Sehwag. At the time of his graduation at Poddar College, Mumbai, Shreyas helped his college team to lift some trophies.
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