Does Shreyas Iyer smoke?: No.Does Shreyas Iyer drink alcohol?: Not Known.Shreyas was born into a middle-class Mangalorean family. Shreyas Iyer childhood pic with his mother.His batting talent was first noticed by the former Indian cricketer and coach Pravin Amre at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana, Mumbai when Shreyas was 12 years old. Shreyas Iyer in younger days.His initial cricket journey has been documented in the short film titled Shreyas Iyer Documentary A Fathers Dream..He made his List A debut for Mumbai in the 2014-2015 Vijay Hazare Trophy where he scored 273 runs at an average of 54.60.The same year, he made his first-class cricket debut in the 2014-2015 Ranji Trophy where he scored 809 runs at an average of 50.56.Due to his aggressive batting style, he is often called as the Young Viru i.e. Virender Sehwag.He is an avid animal lover who not only has pets at home but also takes care of the stray dogs around his home. Shreyas Iyer, an animal lover.His favourite superhero is Superman..