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Shreevats Goswami biography

Cricket is a widely renowned sport in India. Almost every Indian citizen must have played cricket in their streets or on the open fields. One such boy coming from the streets of West Bengal is Shreevats Goswami.

Shreevats is an Indian cricketer. He is commonly known as a wicketkeeper and a left-handed batsman. The great cricketer was born on 18 May 1989. The cricketer was born in Liluah in Howrah city. He has also shown eminent performance in three seasons of the Indian Premier League. He was also there in India’s Under 19 tournament(world cup)

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Shreevats Goswami Early parts of his life

His full name is Shreevats Pratyush Goswami. He has revolved around the sun 31 times. Hence he was born on 18th May 1989. He took birth in the twin city of Kolkata, West Bengal in Liluah in Howrah city. He is a proud son of Pratyush Goswami, the young man started playing at the age of 11. Trying his luck in domestic cricket, he played for under 19 Bengal. He with will and confidence went through all the hurdles and established his name and fame in the field of cricket.

Career Path

Every parent wants their children to be a doctor, a lawyer, CA, or want their children to achieve professional degree but unlike others, Shreevats chose cricket which was his passion from early childhood. His parents supported him from the beginning and were there with him in thick and thin.

Beginning at the age of 11 he had won many laurels for his country. He scored 97 runs when he combated with South Africa in the Under-19 Tri-nation series popularly held in South Africa and scored 104 against Bangladesh. This all happened in January 2008. He was added to the Kolkata Knight Ridders team in the 4th edition of IPL( Indian Premier League.). His career took a turn when he was added to Rajasthan Royals Team. 

Due to his performance, he got various chances to prove his vigor. The player was mostly selected for short projects in his career of cricket Where he had shown a much better performance record as an expert opener.

He had an ace Ranji Trophy season in 2016-2017 and hence imprinted his career’s best score of 227 runs. He got selected for Board President’s XI side and played a practice cricket match again steve Smith in September 2017. His constant performance created his name in ODI matches played against New Zealand.

He was bought in January 2018 in an IPL auction by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a large sum of around 1 crore. This was a turning point in his career. A chance that gave him a name, fame, and lots of money.

Shreevats Goswami Wiki biography in detail

Name  Shreevats Pratyush Goswami
Profession Cricketer (wicket Keeper, Batsman)
Height:        5 ft 6 in (1.68 m

  60 kg

Date of birth:   18 May 1989   
Eye color:   Dark Brown  
Spouse:    Payal Jugroop 
Hair color: 



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Shreevats Goswami’s Personal information

Shreevats Goswami is married to Payal Jugroop. His Batting style is left-hand and he is known to be a wicketkeeper.

Major Teams, he played for

Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders, Bengal, East Zone, India A, India A, India Blue, India B, India Red, Kalabagan Krira Chakra, Rajasthan Royals India Under-19s, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Indian Board President’s XI. 

Shreevats Goswami Net Worth (Earning)

His IPL income is ₹ 49,600,000 and his IPL salary is ₹10,000,000 in 2021. Hence he is playing with large sums of money. He has gained prosperity by his will and the hard labor he puts in every minute. He is rich from the heart and earns a lot of wealth and fame by his extraordinary performance.

Social media Presence

Being a popular personality and an eminent sports person the cricketer enjoys a total of 28.7 K followers on Instagram. He is also available on Facebook and other social media accounts. He has a large base of followers all around India. 

He is a famous sports star and enjoys a vast fan following on social media accounts. Lots of brands are approaching him for advertising and for promoting their products. Hence the cricketer’s pockets seem to be filled with the money.

His vast social media presence gave him a lot of boost in his career. He has won many awards and laurels that he shares with his fans on social media accounts. He likes to travel a lot with his family and one can often see him posting with his friends and the family.

Shreevats Goswami Qualification, Education

He has completed his education at the University of Calcutta, Kolkata.

He is a cricketer now

Shreevats Goswami Hobbies and Area of Interest

The cricketer in his leisure hours like painting and is also interested in volleyball. He likes to eat Arabic food and likes instrumental western music a lot. He has a keen eye for cricket and hence chose his interest as his career. Apparently, he is very famous among cricket lovers. He exercises a lot to be physically fit for the games. He has a well-built body and his perfect shape gains him a professionalist tag in the field of sports especially cricket. He is very crazy about western instrumental music and also likes simple music as well. He also likes to read in his free time and also tries to be productive and is not at all lazy or lethargic. 

Some Unheard Facts About Shreevats Goswami 

  • Shreevats began his cricket journey at the age of 8 years. 
  • He loves animals and is fond of dogs.
  • He has tattoos inked on his body.
  • He has received an award for U-23 player of the Tournament.
  • He likes to read a lot and is a family man.

Players like him have gained India a lot of name and fame in the field of sports especially cricket. India is proud to inhibit such great players in their team making cricket a wide industry generating thousands of employment opportunities for youth and one such proud name is Shreevats Goswami.