Venkatesh Iyer is an Indian international cricketer who made his international debut in November 2021. And he is part of the Indian Limited Overs Cricket (ODI & T20I) team. And he has been part of the Kolkata Knight Riders team in the Indian Premier League since the year 2021.
|Full Name||Venkatesh Rajasekaran Iyer|
|Date of Birth||25 December 1994|
|Iyer’s age||28 years|
|Birth Place||Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Batting Style||Left-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm medium|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Venkatesh Iyer (approx)||193cm|
6’ 4” Inch
|Teams||Indian Cricket Team|
Kolkata Knight Riders
|Venkatesh Iyer’s Cricket Debut|
He made his T20 Debut on 25 March 2015 against the Railways team.
List A cricket debut
He made his List A debut on 11 December 2015 against the Saurashtra team.
First-Class Cricket Debut
He made his first-class debut on 6 Dec 2018 against the Hyderabad team.
International ODI debut
He made his ODI debut against the South Africa International team on 19 Jan 2022.
He made his T20I debut on 17 November 2021 against the New Zealand team.
IPL Debut: with Kolkata Knight Riders
He made his IPL debut against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on 23 September 2021.
|Career Turning Point||–|
|Venkatesh Iyer’s Coach/Mentor||Dinesh Sharma|
|School||St. Paul Higher Secondary School, Indore|
|College||Institute of Management Studies, DAVV University, Indore|
|Family||Father- Rajasekaran Iyer|
Mother- Usha Iyer
Siblings- Not Known
Venkatesh Iyer biography: Indian international cricketer Venkatesh Iyer was born on 25 December 1994 in Indore city of Madhya Pradesh, his full name is Venkatesh Rajasekaran Iyer, and he is mainly known for playing Indian Premier League and Indian international cricket. And he plays as an all-rounder player.
Iyer came into the media limelight when he scored back-to-back half-centuries in the first season of his IPL for his team KKR. And after that, seeing his good performances in IPL, he got selected for India international cricket.
Venkatesh Iyer Family
On the other hand, if we talk about his family, then his father’s name is Rajasekaran Iyer while his mother’s name is Usha Iyer, who is a housewife. And apart from that, no information about any other family member has been shared on the internet yet.
Venkatesh Iyer Education
On the other hand, if we talk about his education initiation, then he completed his initial schooling at St. Paul Higher Secondary School, Indore, after that he did his graduation from the Institute of Management Studies, DAVV University, Indore.
Venkatesh Iyer Cricket coach
He has completed all his cricket education at Maharaja Yeshwantrao Cricket Club in Indore, and his cricket coach’s name is Dinesh Sharma.
Venkatesh Iyer Cricket Career
Venkatesh Iyer started playing cricket professionally in the year 2018, and he has been selected in the IPL for the IPL season of 2021 by the KKR team.
He made his first-class cricket debut against the Hyderabad team on 6 December 2018 at Indore Stadium and has played only 10 first-class cricket matches so far, in which he has scored 545 runs at an average of 36.3.
List A debut
He made his List A debut on 11 December 2015 against the Saurashtra team and has played 32 List A cricket so far, in which he has scored 1252 runs at an average of 48.1.
At the same time, he made his debut in T20 cricket on 25 March 2015, while playing against Railways, and he has played 70 T20 cricket matches so far, in which he has scored 1491 runs at a strike rate of 134.1.
Venkatesh Iyer IPL Debut & Career
He was selected for IPL for the first time in the IPL season of 2021 and he was included in the Kolkata Knight Riders team by paying his base price. And he made his IPL debut match on 23 September 2021 against the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. And he scored the first half-century of that season against the Mumbai Indians team.
And he played as an opener in KKR‘s team, and he scored 370 runs at an average of 41 in the entire season of that IPL and played an important role in winning many matches for his team.
Venkatesh Iyer International Cricket career
After Seeing his good performance in his first IPL season, he was included in the India International team in the same year 2021, and he played his first international debut match on 17 November 2021. So let’s see ‘Venkatesh Iyer International Cricket career’
He made his debut in India T20 International cricket on 17 November 2021 against the New Zealand team and has played 9 T20I cricket matches so far in which he has scored 133 runs at a strike rate of 162.2. And together they performed well with his bowling, taking 5 wickets in 9 matches at an economy of 8.18.
At the same time, he made his One Day International against the South Africa team on 19 January 2022, and he has not got a chance to play much one-day cricket for India yet.
Venkatesh Iyer Cricket stats
He has been playing international cricket since Jan 2021 with the Indian team, and he has made many runs for the India International team, so let’s see his ‘Venkatesh Iyer stats‘.
Venkatesh Iyer Bowling Stats
Here are the complete bowling stats of Venkatesh Iyer
Unknown Facts About Venkatesh Iyer
- His selection in the India International team was done after seeing the good performances of his first IPL season. And he is the first player who got selected for the Indian team after only one IPL season.
- Iyer started his cricket career as an all-rounder, and he likes to play as an opener.