Venkatesh Iyer

Venkatesh Iyer is a Cricket who started playing their 1st IPL Series Since 2021. Venkatesh Iyer hails from Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He was born on 25 December 1994. From childhood, he was interested in reading. But at the behest of his mother, he started playing cricket. According to Venkatesh, mother has contributed the most in making me a cricketer.

Venkatesh Iyer

Venkatesh is not only topper in cricket but he is a student from the very beginning and has been the topper of his class. Venkatesh himself says that I was a brilliant student I was inclined towards academics, it is usually the other way around, especially in Indian families where parents motivate children to focus on studies, in my case my mother inspired me to play cricket.

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NameVenkatesh Iyer
Date of Birth 25 December 1994
Age26 Years +
ProfessionCricketer
CountryIndia
State Madhya Pradesh
GirlfriendInformation Unavailable
CastBrahmin
ReligionHindu
DebutIPL 2021 for Kolkata Knight Riders

Started playing cricket on the inspiration of mother

Venkatesh started playing cricket after being inspired by his mother. After doing B.Com, he passed the entrance examination of Chartered Accounts. But he chose cricket between CA and cricket. In the year 2018, the big accounting organization Deloitte had offered him a job in Bangalore. But he turned down this job to play Ranji. After this, in 2018 itself, he was selected in the Ranji of Madhya Pradesh.
Mother was afraid that Venkatesh might get sick by studying too much

Venkatesh used to study day/night at home. Seeing him engrossed in studies, the mother was afraid that her son might fall ill. So Venkatesh’s mother sent him to play cricket so that his health would be better. In an interview given to ESPNcricinfo, Venkatesh said, I started playing cricket at the behest of my mother, perhaps she was worried that studying at home all day could have a bad effect on my health.

Started playing cricket for Madhya Pradesh

Before playing IPL, Venkatesh had made his debut in T20 and 50 overs cricket for Madhya Pradesh. He was also the captain of the state’s Under-23 team. Venkatesh further says in the interview, I decided to leave my CA to do MBA in Finance, I took many entrance exams, got good marks and got admission in the best college, I was happy that with my studies Together I was able to play cricket.
thanks to mother

26-year-old Venkatesh Iyer received the cap from KKR ahead of the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on 20 September. This was his debut IPL match. After which he thanked his mother. He has now played two matches in the IPL and has played amazing innings in both the matches.

Big Rajinikanth fan

When it comes to his interests outside of academics and cricketer, Iyer is a big Rajinikanth fan and never misses a Thalaivaar movie. “(I am) a Thalaivar (boss) devotee. I can watch his movies ‘n’ number of times. He’s a legend,” he shared in an interview.

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Venkatesh Iyer is a Hindu Brahmin.