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
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
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
|R Vijay Bharadwaj||1998/99||KAR||1280|
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
After a successful 2015 season, Iyer will again look to impress and continue his run scoring spree for the Daredevils.