Who won the Best Fielder of the Match Medal IND Vs NZ?

Who won the Best Fielder of the Match Medal IND Vs NZ ?

Shreyas Iyer won the fielder of the match medal in IND vs NZ. Iyer moved to his right from square leg and took an incredibly accurate catch to dismiss Kiwi opener Devon Conway. After Iyer completed a brilliant catch, Siraj gestured to Dilip to give the medal to Iyer after the match.

Shreyas Iyer taking Devon Conway catch

Unlike revealing the name on the TV screen, Dilip played a trick and he announced Iyer’s name and asked everyone to leave the room. The entire team came back to the field and saw that a drone was coming towards them carrying photo frame. The entire team was surprised and Jadeja presented the medal to Iyer while Kuldeep Yadav made sure that Iyer used his photo frame.

Apart from fielding, Shreyas Iyer looked good in batting. He adopted an aggressive approach as the New Zealand bowlers continued to use bouncers against him. He managed to hit the short balls and scored 33 runs off 29 balls.

Who Own’s Most Fielder of the Match Medals

Fielder NameMedal’sMatch
Ravindra Jadeja1Ind Vs Ban
Virat Kohli1Ind Vs Aus
Shardul Thakur1Ind Vs Afg
Shreyas Iyer1Ind Vs Nz
KL Rahul1Ind Vs Pak

What is Fielder of the Match Medal?

The Cricket World Cup 2023 has seen exceptional batting and bowling performances, as well as a popular tradition introduced by Team India coach T Dilip. The “Best Fielder Medal” is awarded to standout fielders in each match. A tradition that has become a much-anticipated event after every match.

Fielding coach T Dilip has introduced an innovative tradition to award the Best Fielder Medal to players. Aiming to enhance competitiveness and motivate them to improve their fielding standards. The medal was introduced following a recent series against Australia where the Indian team’s performance left much to be desired.

The new approach has gained significant attention, with innovative announcements adding excitement to the medal presentation. Despite some lapses in catching, the Indian team has showcased outstanding ground fielding, raising the bar for fielding standards in the tournament.