Shreyas Iyer came up with an acrobatic fielding effort© Twitter
On the first ball of the fifth over, Pooran decided to get on the attack against Ashwin and he came down the track and lofted the ball in the air. Iyer, positioned at deep mid-wicket fence lept acrobatically to his right, to take the catch but his right-leg was just millimetres from the fence.
So, Iyer decided to throw the ball back into the playing area, and West Indies had to settle for just two runs.
Well, that’s a SUPERMAN move by @ShreyasIyer15!
— FanCode (@FanCode) July 29, 2022
India captain Rohit Sharma was in fine touch in the first T20I against West Indies and he went on to play a knock of 64 runs off just 44 balls with the help of 7 fours and 2 sixes. Along the course of this innings, Rohit surpassed New Zealand batter Martin Guptill to become the leading run-scorer in men’s T20Is
Talking about the first T20I between India and West Indies, the former batted first and posted 190/6 in 20 overs. Rohit played a 64-run knock, while Dinesh Karthik played an unbeaten 41-run knock off just 19 balls with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes.
With the ball in hand, Arshdeep Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravi Bishnoi returned with two wickets each as India registered a 68-run win after reducing West Indies to 122/8 in 20 overs.
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