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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 NameShreevats Pratyush Goswami
ProfessionCricketer (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 ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutNone
Jersey Number#12, 33 (Domestic)
Domestic/State TeamBengal, Board Presidents XI, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Personal Life
Date of Birth1989-05-18 00:00:00
Age (as in 2017)28 Years
Birth PlaceKolkata, West Bengal, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownKolkata, West Bengal, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityUniversity of Calcutta, Kolkata
Educational QualificationGraduate
Coach/MentorNot Known
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesTravelling, Shopping
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsPayal Jugroop
Wife/SpousePayal Jugroop
ParentsFather- Pratyush Goswami
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister- Name Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerAdam Gilchrist (Australian)
Money Factor
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.
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