Business Standard
You are here » Home » Shreyas Iyer

FOLLOW THIS PLAYER


Shreyas Iyer

Teams: India, India U19, West Zone, Mumbai, Delhi Capitals, India A, Indian Board Presidents XI, India B, Mumbai Cricket Association XI, India Blue, India Green, Board Presidents XI, Rest of India

 

Shreyas Iyer is an Indian cricketer who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm leg spin. Iyer had come through the Under-19 ranks after hitting back-to-back half-centuries in the playoffs to help the Indian team finish fifth in the 2014 U-19 World Cup in UAE. While playing for Mumbai, Iyer made his first-class debut in 2014-15.

 

ODI career

 

Shreyas Iyer made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Sri Lanka at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala on December 10, 2017. In the six matches he has played so far, he has scored 210 runs at an average of 42 and a strike rate of 96.33, with two fifties.

 

IPL Career

 

Shreyas Iyer was bought by Delhi Daredevils (Delhi Capitals now) in 2015 IPL players auction for Rs 2.6 crore (the highest amount an uncapped player earned that year). In his debut season, Iyer piled up 439 runs in 14 matches at an average of 33.76 and a strike rate of 128.39, with four fifties. Overall, in 62 matches, he has scored 1,681 runs at an average of 30.56 and a strike rate of 126.96.He has also scored 13 half-centuries in IPL.

 

T20I career

 

Shreyas Iyer made his T20 International (T20I) debut against New Zealand at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on November 1, 2017. In six T20 matches played so far, he has scored 83 runs with a strike rate of 103.75.

 

OTHER DC PLAYERS


Shreyas Iyer In News