Shreyas

Shreyas Iyer

Statistics

Batting & Fielding

 MatchesInns Runs HSAveSR100s50sCtSt
Tests
ODIs
T20Is
IPL141443983 v Mumbai Indians33.76128.360420

Bowling

 MatchesInns Runs BBWktsAveEconSR4W,5W,10W
Tests
ODIs
T20Is
IPL1414-------,-,-

Shreyas Iyer shot into the limelight with his performance in his debut season in the IPL, where he scored 439 runs in the 14 matches he played for the Daredevils and ended up as the Emerging Player of the 2015 season. Iyer’s tally of 439 runs is the 2nd best by an Indian Uncapped player in a single season of the IPL.

Most Runs scored in Single Season by Indian uncapped player

Batsmen Team Season Mts Inns Runs Best Avg S/R 30+ 50s/100s
Paul Valthaty KXIP 2011 14 14 463 120* 35.6 137.0 5 2/1
Shreyas Iyer DD 2015 14 14 439 83 33.8 128.4 7 4/0
Mandeep Singh KXIP 2012 16 16 432 75 27.0 126.3 5 2/0
Saurabh Tiwary MI 2010 16 15 419 61 29.9 135.6 8 3/0
Manish Pandey KKR 2014 16 16 401 94 30.9 117.9 5 2/0
Ambati Rayudu MI 2011 16 16 395 63* 28.2 112.9 5 4/0
Naman Ojha RR 2010 14 14 377 94* 31.4 132.3 3 2/0
Ambati Rayudu MI 2010 14 14 356 55* 27.4 144.7 6 2/0
Shikhar Dhawan DD 2008 14 14 340 68* 37.8 115.3 4 4/0
Sanju Samson RR 2014 13 13 339 74 26.1 124.2 6 2/0

 

Apart from being an uncapped player, the 2015 season was also Iyer’s debut season in the IPL. Iyer’s 439 runs in the 6th best by a player in his debut IPL season.

Most Runs Scored by a Player in their Debut IPL Season

Player Team Season Mts Inns Runs Avg S/R 30+ 50s 100s
Shaun Marsh KXIP 2008 11 11 616 68.4 139.7 9 5 1
Gautam Gambhir DD 2008 14 14 534 41.1 140.9 8 5 0
Sanath Jayasuriya MI 2008 14 14 514 42.8 166.3 7 2 1
Shane Watson RR 2008 15 15 472 47.2 151.8 6 4 0
Graeme Smith RR 2008 11 11 441 49.0 121.8 6 3 0
Shreyas Iyer DD 2015 14 14 439 33.8 128.4 7 4 0

 

Iyer’s rise to fame has been through his strong performances in the Ranji Trophy in the last two seasons. In his first Ranji Season, Iyer caught everyone’s attention scoring 809 runs. The stand out factor about this performance was the S/R at which he scored his runs.

Iyer in Last 2 Season Mts Inns Runs Best Avg S/R 50s/100s
Ranji Trophy 2015/16 11 18 1321 200 73.4 92.7  7/4
Ranji Trophy 2014/15 10 17 809 153 50.6 75.9  6/2

 

Going into the 2015/16 Ranji season after his IPL success, Iyer has managed to go a step further and ended up a leading run scorer and played a pivotal part in Mumbai’s successful campaign. The 1321 runs scored by him is only to second compared to the 1415 runs scored by VVS Laxman 16 seasons back.

Most Runs by a Batsman in a Ranji Season

Batsman Season Team Runs
VVS Laxman 1999/00 HYD 1415
Shreyas Iyer 2015/16 MUM 1321
R Vijay Bharadwaj 1998/99 KAR 1280
Wasim Jaffer 2008/09 MUM 1260
Kedar Jadhav 2013/14 MAH 1223
Ajinkya Rahane 2008/09 MUM 1089

 

Iyer also impressed in the Domestic T20 competition with 284 runs at a Strike rate of 149.5

Shreyas Iyer in the 2016 Syed Mustaq Ali T20 Tournament

Mts Inns Runs Best Avg S/R 30+ 50s/100s
8 8 284 86 35.5 149.5 4  2/0

 

After a successful 2015 season, Iyer will again look to impress and continue his run scoring spree for the Daredevils.