Born on December 25th, 1994, Venkatesh Iyer is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for Madhya Pradesh in domestic cricket and the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the Kolkata Knight Riders. Iyer is widely regarded as one of the greatest Knight Riders players.
In March 2015, he made his Twenty20 debut over the Railways cricket squad at Holkar Stadium and marked his List A debut over the Saurashtra cricket squad at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in December of the exact year, while he was still a student of BA in Commerce. With an established career and being one of the best all-rounders, he was bought by KKR in the player auction of the 2021 IPL in February 2021. Upon restarting the IPL on September 20, 2021, in the United Arab Emirates, Iyer marked his debut in the IPL against Royal Challengers Bangalore. He scored his first IPL half-century on September 23, 2021, against Mumbai Indians.
He rose to fame as a significant player for the Knight Riders’ for the remainder of the tournament, assisting the team in reaching the final, by achieving 370 runs at a standard of forty-one and a strike rate of 129. Iyer was declared as player of the match in the 2nd qualifier after he scored 55 runs and later scored another 50 runs in the finals. Along with his fellow teammate Shubman Gill, he set an opening score of 91, which turned out to be a waste of effort as KKR was defeated in the match. However, he still proved to himself and everyone why he is considered the finest player for the Knight Riders. Now that we’ve got to know a bit about him, let’s try to delve into his love life and who his current girlfriend is as many are intrigued to find out the cricketer’s relationship status.
Venkatesh Iyer Relationship Status: Is he Taken or Single?
KKR’s player Venkatesh Iyer played an essential part in aiding the squad to appear in the final of the 2021 IPL with his incredible performance. Keeping aside his career, the talented cricketer has recently made headlines with his statement on Instagram. According to reports, Venkatesh boldly posted a comment on one of the pictures of the popular South-Indian actress Priyanka Jawalkar. He simply commented “cute” but that single word was enough to start all kinds of speculations from fans and media about whether the duo is an item. The beautiful actress responded with a witty reply that said: “Who? You?”. This exchange has made the fans speculate that the two are indeed dating. However, neither the cricketer nor Priyanka has said anything about the rumors. Fans are curious to know about their relationship as again neither of them has denied the rumors either. So at this point, it is safe to say Venkatesh might have a special woman in his life who could be none other than the beautiful Priyanka Jawalkar.
Who is Priyanka Jawalkar? All You Need to Know
Priyanka Jawalkar is a Telugu actress and model by profession. She was born on November 12, 1992, which makes her 30 years old as of February 2023. Jawalkar marked her debut as an actress with Kala Varam Aaye (2017). She also went on to appear in films like Taxiwala (2018) and Thimmarusu (2021). Jawalkar her first Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, a nomination for Telugu for her stellar acting in Gamanam (2021).
Hailing from Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh in a Marathi-speaking family, Priyanka has a degree in computer science and also took a diploma course in fashion design at the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad. Following this, she moved to the States for an eight-month course in statistics and worked for six months in an MNC company.
Details about her family are not known so far. There are also no details on whether she has any siblings or not.
Are Venkatesh Iyer and Priyanka Jawalkar Married?
Venkatesh and Priyanka are not married. The two have recently been caught up in rumors about their interaction on Instagram on one of Priyanka’s posts. Many speculate that the two are in a relationship but nothing has been officially confirmed so far. Moreover, neither the cricketer nor Priyanka has been married yet.