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Shreevats Goswami


ABOUT

Full NameShreevats Pratyush Goswami

BornMay 18, 1989

Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)

NationalityIndian

RoleWicket Keeper / Left hand bat

Relation(s)Payal Jugroop (Spouse), Pratyush Goswami (Father)

BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
T20s 96 86 2131 1833 8 27.32 116.25 0 12 86* 231 37 42 9
LISTAs 85 85 3076 4170 7 39.43 73.76 6 16 149* 340 25 68 8
FIRSTCLASS 55 89 2534 5255 6 30.53 48.22 4 11 225* 349 9 130 1
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
T20s 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LISTAs 85 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 55 2 3 14 0 4.66 0 0 0
ABOUT

Shreevats Goswami is a professional Indian cricketer, born on 18 May 1989 in Kolkata, West Bengal India. He is a left handed wicketkeeper batsman, who plays for Bengal in the First-Class cricket. Goswami, due to his playstyle is preferred in shorter formats of the game and is yet to discover himself in test cricket.


Table of Contents


  1. Career
  2. Background


Career


Domestic Career


ICC U/19 Cricket World Cup - Official Team Photo calls


Goswami started playing cricket at the age of 11 and grew up to play domestic cricket for the under -19 Bengal team. Goswami made his first class cricket debut against Madhya Pradesh in November 2008 at Gwalior. He scored 22 runs from 37 balls in the first innings, he couldn't do much in the second innings and was dismissed for a duck in 7 balls. 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.


Goswami has found it difficult to cement in his position in the Bengal team due to the presence of Wriddhiman Saha who is also a wicketkeeper batsman. However in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy he got his career’s best total of 227. The Bengal’s emerging star was selected for India's ODI series against New Zealand A in 2017 because of his good performances in domestic cricket. Shreevats Goswami also struck a fluent 134-ball 78 in Bengal's quarterfinal win over Odisha in Cuttack in the 2019-20 Ranji Trophy.


IPL Career

Goswami’s Indian Premier League debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore came on May 19, 2008 against Delhi Daredevils. Coming in at middle order of the batting line up, he scored a half century off 42 balls. However, Delhi won the match by 5 wickets. After playing for RCB team in the IPL for first 3 seasons, Goswami moved to KKR for the 4th season. During his stint with the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2011, he only managed a top score of 22 in seven matches. After that he was bought by Rajasthan Royals for the 5th season. Sunrisers Hyderabad later bought Goswami for Rs. 1 crore INR for the 2018 IPL. His auction saw a serious fight between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Hyderabad, giving him an 500% increase in the base price of Rs. 20 lakhs.

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Background


Shreevats Goswami belongs to a Bengali Hindu family and he started playing cricket when he was 11 years old.

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