The Indian cricket team posted a video on Instagram. In which India’s best fielder was chosen differently. The last match featured Jadeja’s photo on the big screen. Share how the award was given this time…
India defeated New Zealand in the 21st World Cup 2023 match, a historic win. This was India’s fifth straight World Cup win. India’s fielding coach T Dilip awards the best fielder a medal after every World Cup match. As usual, he picked India’s best fielder after this match. Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Shardul Thakur, and Ravindra Jadeja received medals. Dilip awards each match differently. After the Bangladesh match, Jadeja received the award on the stadium big screen. Newly, he awarded the medal to the best fielder.
Shared Instagram video
The Indian cricket team posted a video on Instagram. Mohammed Shami discusses team fun at the press conference. Meanwhile, Mohammad Siraj stands. Shami says all Team India players enjoy each other’s success. Shami says his dressing room medal, then asks Siraj what he’ll get. This makes Siraj laugh. He said we love the medal ceremony. Going back now will be fun.
Dilip awarded in a unique way.
After that, Dilip addresses the team. He says Dharamshala always presents new challenges. Our fielding has been good except for a few times. Our ground fielding and throwing are great. The way we recovered from missed catches was impressive. You all excelled. Later, Dilip praises Siraj’s fielding. Also praises Shreyas Iyer’s catching and fielding. Dilip also heaps praise on Virat Kohli. Dilip says all the players are working hard on the field, which is nice.
The players had fun.
Later, Dilip teases who is today’s best fielder. A remote is in his hand. The players believe that like the last match, the award winner’s face will be shown on the big screen. All players are excited. Players like coach Rahul Dravid, captain Rohit, and Virat enjoy themselves. Dilip says, “The winner won’t be announced here.” Everyone must go into the field.
Shreyas Iyer won best fielder.
After this, all players enter the field and face the big screen. The spider camera with the winning fielder’s photo approaches the players. Dilip makes Shreyas Iyer wear the medal after hanging his picture. Other players congratulate Shreyas. Shreyas can also dance joyfully. A brilliant low catch of Devon Conway on Siraj’s ball was made by Shreyas. He then wore the medal to celebrate. Jadeja celebrated similarly in the India-Bangladesh match. Additionally, Shreyas saved many New Zealand boundaries.
The match—what happened?
New Zealand, batting first, scored 273 runs in 50 overs after losing all 10 wickets. New Zealand’s highest score was 130 runs by Daryl Mitchell. Rachin Ravindra scored 75 and Glenn Phillips 23. Except for these three, only Will Young (17 runs) reached double figures. Mohammed Shami took five wickets and Kuldeep Yadav two for India. Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj each took one wicket.
Indian Virat Kohli scored 95 runs in an inning. Rohit Sharma scored 46 and Ravindra Jadeja 39 unbeaten. Shreyas scored 33, Rahul 27, and Gill 26. New Zealand’s Lockie Ferguson took two wickets. Meanwhile, Boult-Henry and Santner each took one wicket. By losing six wickets, India reached 274 runs in the 48th over.