|Cricketer All-rounder (Leg-spin bowler, Right-Hand batter)
|Monthly income and salary
|Total net worth
|4-7 Crores approx
Indian Domestic Cricketer Shreyas Gopal was born on 4 September 1993 in Karnataka. His full name is Ramaswamy Shreyas Gopal. Gopal first started out playing for Karnataka in Domestic cricket. Shreyas has switched allegiance and plays for Kerala because he could not be a permanent fixture in the Karnataka setup.
Gopal plays as an all-rounder. His primary role is with the ball. He bowls right-arm leg spin and bats right-handed. When it comes to the Indian Premier League (IPL) he got his first contract with the Mumbai Indians (MI) in 2014. Interestingly it is back to where it all started for the all-rounder as he will play IPL 2024 in MI colours.
Shreyas Gopal’s father Ramaswamy played in the Club Cricket circuit for 20 years and Shreyas modelled his bowling action on the lines of Anil Kumble who was one of his role models growing up. His mother Amitha also played sports as she represented Karnataka in state-level volleyball.
The Kerala cricketer also had a long stint with the Rajasthan Royals (RR) from 2018-2021 where he picked up a hattrick for RR against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). the leg-spinner’s victims were the famed trio Virat Kohli, Marcus Stoinis and AB de Villiers. In 2022. Shreyas was picked up by the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the 2022 IPL auction.
Gopal played three youth ODI’s for the Indian Under-19 cricket team. He made his debut for Karnataka in 2013. Gopal developed a habit of captaining early on in his career. The all-rounder led Karnataka in various age groups such as Under-13, Under 15, Under 16 and also at the Under 19 level.
The former Karnataka cricketer played at the Inter College level for Jain University and was a part of the side that won the prestigious Toyota University Cricket Championship or TUCC for Jain University. Jain University won the only edition of the championship that took place.
Though Gopal has positioned himself primarily as a bowling all-rounder, he has also proven his calibre with the bat in domestic cricket for Karnataka on many occasions and got handy runs in tough situations during his stint with Karnataka.
IPL debut with Mumbai Indians
In 2014, Gopal had his first taste of the IPL when he got a contract with MI. He spent four seasons with the Akash Ambani-owned franchise. In 2024 he is back to don the blue and gold jersey and will play for them yet again.
However, the turning point in his IPL career came when he was brought by the RR franchise in the 2018 IPL auction. He played for them from 2018 till 2021. In the 2022 IPL auction, he was brought by SRH.
Shreyas Gopal Net Worth
|₹ 4-7 crores (approximately)
|4 September 1993
|Country of Origin
|Source of Wealth
|Professional Cricketer, IPL
Shreyas Gopal’s net worth has been steady over the years. The major chunk of Gopal’s salary comes from the IPL and he also has his state contract as well. Gopal’s net worth is approximately ₹4-7 crores as per reports.
If Gopal has to push his earnings and income up drastically then he will have to put in the hard yards and deliver some game-changing performances to ensure that his IPL bid price raises plenty fold come IPL 2025. Since Gopal is 30, it remains to be seen whether the Kerala cricketer will receive an India call-up anytime in the foreseeable future.
Looking at the current MI setup, they have few domestic spinning options at their disposal so Gopal might have a good long season ahead of him where he will play a lot of games and would get adequate opportunities to prove his mettle.
Shreyas Gopal Salary
Shreyas Gopal primarily earns his salaries by playing cricket for Kerala and also in the IPL. Gopal has also played for various teams in the Maharaja Trophy which was formerly called the Karnataka Premier League. It was and continues to be the premier T20 tournament for the state.
Gopal is in his thirties, and he has limited opportunities to make it big in cricket and to try to get the famed India call-up. Since he is an all-rounder if he delivers a few game-changing performances in IPL 2024 then there might be bigger things in store for him.
Shreyas Gopal brand endorsements
When it comes to Gopal’s brand endorsements, Blitzpools is one of them, It is a skill-based fantasy sports platform. The platform signed many rising and experienced stars from Indian cricket which included the likes of Shreyas Gopal, Wriddhiman Saha, Ishan Kishan and Rahul Chahar as brand ambassadors of the platform.
Other than the above brand deal, no other information is known about Gopal’s brand endorsements. Since Gopal has a very nice visual appeal it will not be a surprise if he lands up bigger brand deals soon.
Talking about Gopal’s Car Collection some reports state that he is the proud owner of a Tata Harrier. Gopal has a certain style quotient to go with. Going forward one would assume that the Kerala cricketer would make more big ticket purchases.
Regarding further information about his car collection, not a lot of data is there. Once there is more information about his car collection then this section will be updated further.
House, Property, and Assets
We would not be able to talk in detail about this section as there is no concrete and proper information provided on the same. When there is requisite information available, this part of the article will be promptly changed.
Shreyas Gopal Wife
Nikita Shiv and Shreyas Gopal were engaged to each other on 11 August 2021 and got married on 4 November 2021. The wedding happened in the presence of close friends and family members and it was a joyous occasion for Gopal and his family. Nikita is a businesswoman and also a fitness enthusiast.
Gopal’s wife has also worked in many software companies like Dell, Calm India, Up Grad and Avalon Labs. On another note, Nikita has founded ventures such as the Mana Network and BAR Episodes to name a few. She has also been seen in leading newspaper dailies and magazines.
|Date of Birth
|4 September 1993
|Place of Birth
|Bangalore, Karnataka, India
|Father Ramaswamy Gopal, Mother Amitha
|Frank Anthony Public School
|Professional debut for the Indian team
|Yet to make his debut
|5’8 (1.72 m)
|65 kgs or 143 lbs
|Married, Wife: Nikitha Shiv
|172cm or 5’9 feet
|65 Kg approx
|Chest: 40 inches, Waist: 32 inches, Biceps: 14 inches
Hobbies and Interests
Gopal was a sports buff from his younger days and would play badminton and skating in his younger days. But later on, he chooses cricket as his career. Gopal is an avid reader and likes to read books during leisure time.
When it comes to Gopal’s favourites his favourite batter is Karnataka legend Rahul Dravid. Talking about his favourite bowlers, his role model was Anil Kumble. He loves to eat North Indian food and likes to listen to Bollywood music.
Shreyas Gopal Cricket Career
In 2013, Shreyas Gopal played his first game for Karnataka. The leg-spinner went on to pick the first ever hat trick in the history of the Irani Cup which helped Karnataka win the championship. He made it to the India Blue squad for the Duleep Trophy in the 2019-2020 season.
T20 Cricket Debut
Gopal has played in 49 T20 games and scored 235 runs with the bat in hand. The right-handed batter has a top score of 39. Talking about Gopal’s numbers with the ball he has picked up 59 wickets at an average of 17.35 with one five-wicket haul. The former Karnataka cricketer has played for a lot of teams in the Maharaja Trophy such as Mysuru Warriors, Bengaluru Blasters Shivamoga Lions and Hubli Tigers.
List A Cricket Debut
The Kerala cricketer has starred in 29 List A games and scored 328 runs at an average of 29.81. He has a top score of 38. With the ball, he has picked up 46 wickets at an average of 20.28 with two five-wicket hauls.
First Class Cricket Debut
Talking about Shreyas Gopal at the first-class level. He has some good numbers on the show. The all-rounder has played 56 matches and scored 2431 runs at an average of 35.75 with four centuries and nine fifties. His top score is 161. With the ball, he has picked up 184 wickets at an average of 26.19 along with six five-wicket hauls to boot.
Shreyas Gopal IPL Career
Shreyas Gopal has played 49 IPL matches across different franchises. He has scored 180 runs at an average of 12.85. Gopal however has performed better with the ball picking up 49 wickets at an average of 26.16 with Best bowling figures of 4-16.
Shreyas Gopal social media
The 30-year-old has 2.9 lakh followers on Instagram and 79.7k X (Formerly Twitter) followers. He has 216k followers on Facebook.
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FAQs about Shreyas Gopal
A. Yes, Shreyas Gopal is married to Nikita Shiv
A. Shreyas Gopal will play for the Mumbai Indians in 2024.
A. Shreyas Gopal was bought by MI for ₹20 Lakhs in IPL Auction.
A. Akash Singh lives in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
A. His height is around 5’8 feet.