Venkatesh Iyer is an Indian cricketer who was born on 6 December 1994 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He made his debut for the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in 2021 and became an instant sensation with his impressive performances.
Venkatesh Iyer grew up in Mumbai and started playing cricket at a young age. He made his debut in domestic cricket for Madhya Pradesh in 2017 and has been a consistent performer in the domestic circuit. He was picked up by KKR in the 2021 IPL auction for a base price of Rs. 20 lakh.
Apart from cricket, Venkatesh Iyer is known to have a keen interest in music and is a trained classical singer. He has also been spotted playing the guitar in his leisure time.
Venkatesh Iyer’s net worth is not publicly known as he is still in the early stages of his cricketing career. However, his impressive performances in the IPL are expected to fetch him lucrative deals in the future.
Venkatesh Iyer is a left-handed opening batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He made his IPL debut for KKR in 2021 and impressed everyone with his aggressive stroke play and his ability to bowl tight lines. In his debut season, he scored 231 runs in 11 matches at an impressive strike rate of 144.37 and also picked up 9 wickets at an economy rate of 8.06. His performances helped KKR reach the playoffs of the tournament.