WATCH: Viv Richards Honors Suryakumar Yadav with Best Fielder Medal

WATCH: Viv Richards Honors Suryakumar Yadav with Best Fielder Medal

After a lengthy gap since their last ICC triumph in 2013 under MS Dhoni’s captaincy, Team India are determined to end their trophy drought in the ongoing ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. Led by Rohit Sharma, the Men in Blue have been dominant, emerging as strong contenders for the coveted title.

Impressive streak in Super 8

India’s path to glory has been marked by an undefeated run in the Super 8 stage, securing victories over Bangladesh and Afghanistan. With consistent performances, they have solidified their status as tournament favorites, showcasing a blend of batting prowess and bowling finesse.

Viv Richards honors India’s best fielder

Following India’s commanding victory over Bangladesh, cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards graced the Indian dressing room to present the Best Fielder Medal. The ceremony, hosted by bowling coach T Dilip, highlighted the exceptional fielding efforts of Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit, and Axar Patel. Viv Richards, welcomed with a standing ovation, shared words of praise for India’s performance and personally congratulated the team.

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Recognition for Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar’s standout fielding display, marked by agile dives and quick reflexes, earned him the prestigious Best Fielder Medal. His contributions, including a remarkable catch that stunned spectators, exemplified India’s commitment to excellence on the field. In a heartfelt moment captured on video, Suryakumar expressed gratitude for the honor bestowed upon him by a cricketing icon like Sir Vivian Richards.

Here is the video:

Richards’ endorsement of India’s capabilities and his acknowledgment of them as his second-favorite team in the tournament added to the squad’s motivation. This recognition from a cricketing legend served as a morale booster for Team India as they continue their pursuit of ICC glory.

Here is the video of Suryakumar’s catch:

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