Shreevats Goswami is an Indian national cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. He was born in Liluah in Howrah city, the twin city of Kolkata, West Bengal. He started playing cricket at the age of 11. He played domestic cricket for Under-19 Bengal. He was one of the players from that Under-19 team to get an IPL contract. He played the first three seasons of the cash-rich league for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He then moved to Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL-4 before being roped in by Rajasthan Royals the next season. Later, due to his low format of play, he wasn’t bid for two years.
|Shreevats Goswami (Cricketer)|
|Full Name||Shreevats Pratyush Goswami|
|Profession||Cricketer (Wicketkeeper batsman)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm|
|in meters- 1.68 m|
|in feet inches- 5’ 6”|
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 60 kg|
|in pounds- 132 lbs|
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 38 inches|
|- Waist: 30 inches|
|- Biceps: 14 inches|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Jersey Number||#12, 33 (Domestic)|
|Domestic/State Team||Bengal, Board Presidents XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|Date of Birth||1989-05-18 00:00:00|
|Age (as in 2017)||28 Years|
|Birth Place||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Taurus|
|Hometown||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|College/University||University of Calcutta, Kolkata|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Parents||Father- Pratyush Goswami|
|Mother- Name Not Known|
|Siblings||Brother- Not Known|
|Sister- Name Not Known|
|Favourite Cricketer||Adam Gilchrist (Australian)|
|Salary (as in 2018)||IPL- ₹1 Crore/year|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shreevats Goswami
- Does Shreevats Goswami smoke?: Not Known
- Does Shreevats Goswami drink alcohol?: Yes
- Shreevats belongs to a Bengali Hindu family.
- He started playing cricket when he was 11 years old.
- In 2008, he made his List A debut for Bengal against ‘Delhi’ at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
- He was also the part of ‘India’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup’ tournament.
- ‘Royal Challengers Bangalore’ (RCB) bought him thrice in 2008, 2009, and 2010 for the ‘Indian Premier League’ auction.
- In 2011, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) signed him for the ‘2011 IPL’ auction.
- After that, ‘Rajasthan Royals’ bought him thrice in 2012, 2013, and 2014 for the IPL auction.
- He was also the part of India A One Day International series.
- In 2018, ‘Sunrisers Hyderabad’ (SRH) bought him for Rs. 1 crore for ‘2018 IPL’ auction.
- Till date, his highest score is 227 that he made in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy season.
- He also received the award for the U-23 Player of the Tournament.
- He is a hookah lover.
- He is also a dog lover.
- He likes getting inked.