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| On Nov 17, 2021 6:34 PM IST

Venkatesh Iyer Wife, Age, Height, Stats, IPL, Teams

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Venkatesh Iyer catched the attention of cricket fans, when he made his debut for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL 2021. The Indian Premier League has certainly been a fantastic platform for the young cricketers, especially Indians who get the opportunity to rub the shoulders with one of the best in the business. Like Venkatesh Iyer, the 2021 season also saw the rise of cricketers like Ruturaj Gaikwad, Harshal Patel, and Avesh Khan. All these players have got the opportunity with the Indian team against the New Zealand team in T20I series starting November 2021.

Age 26 Years
Height 6 feet 4 inches
IPL Team Kolkata Knight Riders
Date of Birth December 25, 1994

Venkatesh Iyer Stats

Venkatesh Iyer has been a standout player in the domestic cricket for the Madhya Pradesh team. He came into to the grade cricket in a T20 fixture against Railways in March 2015. Then his first appearance in the List A was against Saurashtra later in the same year. Venkatesh played his Ranji Trophy match against Hyderabad in December 2018.

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Venkatesh Iyer Stats

Format

Runs

Wickets

First Class

545

7

List A

849

10

T20

1249

29

Venkatesh has 35+ averages in the First Class and T20 format with 545 runs and 1249 runs respectively. While, he has been terrific with 849 runs at an average of 47.16 in the List A format, which included an innings of 198 runs against Punjab in Vijay Hazare Trophy after getting picked up in the IPL 2021 Auction by Kolkata Knight Riders. He has displayed his usefulness with the ball as well. He made his T20I debut for India in November 2021.


Venkatesh Iyer Wife

The opening batsman of Madhya Pradesh and Kolkata Knight Riders, Venkatesh Iyer is not yet married.


Venkatesh Iyer IPL

The tournament brought the top order batsman into the limelight, was the Indian Premier League 2021 season. The Kolkata Knight Riders managed to win only 2 out of 7 matches in the IPL 2021 Phase 1. But, the franchise made a tactical move by playing Venkatesh Iyer as an opener from the start of Phase 2.

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The move by the Kolkata Knight Riders management worked out well, as Venkatesh Iyer amassed 370 runs and picked 3 wickets to help the team in securing the playoffs spot. This performance earned him a place in the Indian squad for the T20I series against New Zealand. With his terrific timing, ball striking capabilties and capability to pick wickets, he can be a vital addition to the Indian team.

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