Shreyas Iyer displayed amazing fielding against New Zealand. After taking the catch of Devon Conway at short square leg, Shreyas hinted at being given the medal. Earlier, Ravindra Jadeja had made such a gesture against Bangladesh.
Actually, Devon Conway's wicket fell in Siraj's over. In the fourth over, Kiwi batsman Devon Conway tried to flick the ball of Mohammed Siraj. He had no idea that a spectacular example of athleticism was about to appear before his eyes. Shreyas Iyer, positioned at short square leg, leapt to his right with agility.
Flying in the air, Shreyas took a wonderful catch and showed Conway the way to the pavilion with the score of zero. This was a catch which can easily be called a game-changer. After this, Shreyas Iyer, imitating Jadeja, demanded to be given a medal for the best fielder. Actually, Ravindra Jadeja took a wonderful catch against Bangladesh. After that there was a hint of giving the medal.
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Let us tell you that the Indian cricket team has started the tradition of honoring the player who performs outstandingly during the match with the 'Best Fielder' medal. Virat Kohli, Shardul Thakur, KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja have previously been awarded this prestigious honour. Now, Shreyas Iyer has expressed his eagerness to add his name to this prestigious list.