Venkatesh Iyer is an Indian cricketer who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL. Venkatesh Iyer plays the role of an all-rounder. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. In the 2023 IPL, he has shown his excellent batting performance by playing an inning of 104 runs against Mumbai Indians. Venkatesh started his cricket career when he was 10 years old. In today’s time, Venkatesh is being recognized as one of the best all-rounders. Has become the first Indian player to score a century in IPL 2023.
Biography of Venkatesh Iyer
- Name – Venkatesh Iyer
- Date of Birth – 25 September 1994
- Place of Birth – Indore, Madhya Pradesh
- Age – 29 years (2023)
- Education – B.Com
- School – St. Paul’s School, Indore
- College – Renesas College and Devi Ahilyabai University
- Religion – Hindu
- Citizenship – Indian
- Profession – Cricketer
- Batting Style – left handed batsman
- Bowling Style – Right-arm medium bowler
- Marital Status – Single
- Hair Color – Black
- Eye Color – Black
Family of Venkatesh Iyer
- Father’s Name – Rajasekharan Iyer
- Mother’s Name – Usha Iyer
- Sister’s Name – Not Known
- Brother’s Name – Not Known
- Girlfriend – Not Known
Education of Venkatesh Iyer
Venkatesh Iyer has completed his schooling at St. Paul’s School, Indore. After this, he got admission to Renaissance College. From where he obtained his B.Com degree. After this, he got admission to Devi Ahilya Bai University, Indore, and got an MBA in finance education.
Venkatesh Iyer Girlfriend
Venkatesh Iyer is not married yet and neither does he have any girlfriend and he has not made any disclosure about it.
Career of Venkatesh Iyer
- In the year 2014, Venkatesh Iyer started his domestic cricket career. He started playing cricket with the Under 16 team of Madhya Pradesh.
- In the year 2015, I played a match on behalf of the Railway Cricket Team. Where he made his debut in a T20 cricket match from Madhya Pradesh. The same year, he started his first-class cricket career playing against Saurashtra in Rajkot.
- On 6 December 2018, Venkatesh played a first-class cricket match against Hyderabad. Where he scored 545 runs in 15 matches. Apart from this, he has scored 850 runs in List A cricket.
- In the year 2020, Venkatesh Iyer entered the Vijay Hazare Trophy and he scored an inning of 198 runs in 146 balls by showing his blistering batting performance in this group. In this trophy, he also took two wickets with his bowling.
IPL career of Venkatesh Iyer
- After showing a good performance in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Kolkata Knight Riders bought Venkatesh Iyer for Rs 20 lakh in the year 2021 and gave him a place in his team.
- In the year 2021, Venkatesh Iyer scored 41 runs off 27 balls while playing a match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. This was his first match and in this first match, he opened with Shubman Gill and won his team.
- Seeing the good performance of Venkatesh Iyer, Virat Kohli himself came to meet him and Venkatesh had also told in an interview that he learned some batting techniques from Virat.
- In the year 2021 IPL, Venkatesh Iyer scored 370 runs in 10 matches. The next year in 2022, Venkatesh scored 182 runs in 12 matches.
Venkatesh Iyer storm in IPL 2023
In the 2023 IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders bought Venkateshwar for Rs 8 crore. The result of this was also good for Kolkata Knight Riders. Venkatesh Iyer is a great all rounder. He played an inning of 104 runs in 51 balls while playing a match against Mumbai Indians in the year 2023 IPL. But Kolkata Knight Riders lost this match to Mumbai. Kolkata Knight Riders have also got a good all-rounder with Venkatesh Iyer scoring 104 runs.
Venkatesh Iyer Net Worth
- If we talk about the total assets of Venkatesh Iyer, then his total assets have been said to be Rs 20 crores.
- Interesting things related to Venkatesh Iyer
- Venkatesh Iyer was born on 25 December 1994 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
- Venkatesh Iyer started playing cricket when he was 10 years old.
- Venkatesh Iyer is a great all rounder.
- Venkatesh Iyer has shown his best batting performance by playing an innings of 104 runs in 51 balls while playing against Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023.
- Venkatesh Iyer remains very active on social media.
- Venkatesh Iyer does exercise yoga daily to keep himself fit.
- Venkatesh Iyer is a big fan of South Indian actor Rajinikanth.
- Venkatesh Iyer first played as a wicketkeeper and batsman, later he turned his attention to bowling.