An unbeaten 64 from Axar Patel took the visitors over the line to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Iyer had sparked a controversy a couple of days as he implied that Kolkata Knight Riders' CEO Venky Maysore was interfering in team selection, with many former players criticising the KKR administrator for meddling in cricketing matters
KKR captain Shreyas Iyer revealed how difficult it is to tell the players that they are not a part of the playing eleven. He also said that the CEO (Venky Mysore) is involved in team selection
In Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah and Shreyas Iyer, India has found its modern day masters of red-ball cricket.
The right-hander struck a well-crafted, match-winning 80 in the third ODI against the West Indies in Ahmedabad to complete a 3-0 series sweep and followed it up with a brisk 16-ball 25 in the closing game of the subsequent three-match T20I series in Kolkata, also ending in a 3-0 sweep.
Under Rohit Sharma’s rule, India’s youngsters have the best chance to conquer the world. His way of passing the information comes with a layer of comfort that often puts his players in a safe space.
Iyer will be the sixth player to lead KKR after Sourav Ganguly (2008-10), McCullum (2009), Gautam Gambhir (2011-17), Dinesh Karthik (2018-20) and Eoin Morgan (2020-21).
Iyer scored 105 off 171 balls, striking 13 fours and a couple of sixes during his brilliant effort.
In first-class cricket, Iyer has scored 4,592 runs in 54 matches at an average of 52.18, including 12 centuries and 23 half-centuries.
Pune: India batsman Shreyas Iyer was on Wednesday ruled out of the ongoing ODI series against England as well as the entire IPL starting next month after dislocating his left shoulder in the opening game here. Sources in the BCCI told PTI that Iyer is set to undergo surgery on his left shoulder as he […]
Indian Cricketer Shreyas Iyer who is away from the cricket field for now keeps surprising his fans with his hidden talents on social media. The batsman has now taken the internet by storm with his latest video where he is flaunting his dancing skill along with With Yuzvendra Chahal’s wife Dhanashree. Shreyas has already become […]
Sharjah: Delhi Capitals (DC) captain Shreyas Iyer hailed his team mates for their performance after they recorded a 46-run win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Friday. This was DC’s third consecutive win in the IPL and it came despite the fact that they scored the lowest ever score by a team batting first this season […]
Dubai: A back-in-form Virat Kohli’s tactical acumen will be put to test against Shreyas Iyer’s unassuming but dynamic brand of captaincy when the two most impressive teams of the ongoing IPL — Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals — face each other here on Monday. Both DC and RCB have looked solid so far and […]
Auckland: Indian batsmen failed to follow-up on their bowlers’ decent performance as the Men in Blue lost the second ODI against New Zealand by 22 runs at the Eden Park on Saturday. Chasing 274, none of the top-order Indian batsmen came out with a big knock as the visitors were bundled out for 251 in […]
Hamilton: After coming close on three occasions to beat India in the ongoing tour, New Zealand were finally able to cross the line and taste victory as they defeated the Men in Blue by four wickets in the first ODI at the Seddon Park on Wednesday. Seasoned campaigner Ross Taylor anchored New Zealand’s chase of […]
Auckland: There is no one better than Virat Kohli when it comes to chasing down totals in white-ball cricket, something that India’s newest No 4 Shreyas Iyer wants to emulate on a consistent basis in coming days. With a half-century and 44 off 33 balls in the successful chases in the first two T20 Internationals, […]
Auckland: It was another special display of batsmanship from young Shreyas Iyer as he continued from where he had left against Australia in Bengaluru to take India home in the opening T20I against New Zealand at Eden Park on Friday. The visitors led by Iyer’s 58-run knock chased down New Zealand’s total of 203 with […]
Bhubaneswar: Team India had to put in extra efforts, both with the bat and in the field, to level the ongoing three-match ODI series against the West Indies in Visakhapatnam. After their grueling effort on Wednesday, the hosts arrived in the state capital on Thursday where they were accorded with a traditional welcome. The two […]
Nagpur: Pacer Deepak Chahar took a sensational six-wicket haul, including a hat-trick after entertaining half-centuries from Shreyas Iyer and K L Rahul, as India defeated a self-destructing Bangladesh by 30 runs in the third and final T20 International to win the series 2-1, here on Sunday. Pacers Deepak Chahar (6/7 in 3.2 overs), who registered […]
New Delhi: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly feels Lokesh Rahul will be kept on his toes by Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey for the no. 4 slot in ODIs, a position which has been debated a lot by the team management over the last couple of years. Iyer was preferred over Rahul in the three […]
Mumbai: India captain Virat Kohli must give his players more consistent opportunities, said former skipper Sourav Ganguly. India’s playing XIs under Kohli has often faced scrutiny, especially in Test format and the latest was when ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was left out of the squad for the ongoing first Test against the West Indies. Ganguly […]
St. Johns (Antigua): Head coach Ravi Shastri has for the time put an end to the debate over the No.4 spot in the Indian batting line-up by identifying Shreyas Iyer as the man for the job. Impressed with the pool of talented youngsters coming up the ranks in Indian cricket, Shastri — while speaking to […]
St. Johns (Antigua): Half centuries from the in-form trio of Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill and Shreyas Iyer helped India ‘A’ beat West Indies ‘A’ by eight wickets in the fifth and final unofficial ODI in Antigua. With the win, India ‘A’ also clinched the five-match series 4-1. India chased down the target of 237 with […]
Mumbai: The Indian selectors — led by M.S.K. Prasad — finally decided to address the number four conundrum when they sat down to pick the squad for the West Indies tour on Sunday. After struggling through the World Cup without a fixed number four, the five wise men have decided to give Shreyas Iyer a […]
New Delhi: After Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals have become the second team to secure a berth in the playoffs in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Delhi-based franchise had last reached the playoffs seven years ago. But after that there was a steep decline in their performance for the next […]
New Delhi: Inspired by half-centuries from new skipper Shreyas Iyer and Prithvi Shaw, Delhi Daredevils finally ended their three-match losing streak with a 55-run thumping win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Friday. With Friday’s win, Delhi’s stay at the bottom of the […]
Mumbai: The BCCI’s selection panel inducted Hyderabad pacer Mohammed Siraj and Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer in the India squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) against New Zealand. Veteran Ashish Nehra has been selected only for the first T20I in New Delhi. “Iyer has been prolific across formats — in first-class, one-dayers, T20 — he’s been […]