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T20 World Cup: Rishabh Pant gets best fielder medal against Pakistan

By Ravi - June 10, 2024 02:00 PM

T20 World Cup: Rishabh Pant gets best fielder medal against Pakistan

Rishabh Pant, who did excellent wicketkeeping in the India-Pakistan match in the T20 World Cup, was given the Best Fielder medal. This medal was put on him by former Indian head coach Ravi Shastri. During this, he praised the overall performance of the team and the comeback of Rishabh Pant. Arshdeep Singh got this medal in the last match against Ireland.

In the India-Pakistan match held at Nassau Stadium in New York, India lost two wickets early. After this, Rishabh Pant, who came on the field, played an innings of 42 runs in 31 balls and took the team to a respectable score of 119. In the second innings, Rishabh did excellent fielding, he caught the catches of Fakhar Zaman, Imad Wasim and Shadab Khan. Due to this performance, he got the Best Fielder medal.

After giving the medal, Ravi Shastri said

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After giving the medal, Ravi Shastri said- When I heard about Rishabh's accident, tears came to my eyes. When I saw him in the hospital, his condition was very bad. It is only because of his hard work that he could make a comeback and play brilliantly in a big match like India-Pakistan. Everyone knows about Rishabh's excellent batting ability. But, the way he did wicketkeeping and fielding shows Rishabh's hard work.

India vs Pakistan Result

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In the high voltage match between India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup, India defended its lowest score. The team batted first and set a target of 120 runs. In reply, Pakistan's team could only score 113 runs at the loss of 7 wickets in front of Jaspreet Bumrah's brilliant bowling and India won its second match of the T20 World Cup by 6 runs.

what is the best fielder medal

On the lines of the ODI World Cup, in this T20 World Cup too, BCCI is giving a medal to the best fielder of the match. This medal is given to the players in the dressing room after the match. This is not an official fielder's award of the ICC, but BCCI started it from the ODI World Cup to create a positive atmosphere in Team India.

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