An Indian national cricket team fan waited for two hours to meet the Indian middle-order batter, Shreyas Iyer. Shizara, the fan, had to endure the rains in Trinidad but managed to get the autograph of Iyer, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper, on Wednesday, July 20.
The Indian cricket team is currently in Trinidad for the forthcoming three-match One Day International series against West Indies men. The first game will be played at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain in Trinidad.
Vimal Kumar, a journalist has posted the video of the incident, via his YouTube channel. The Indian cricketers, in the video, can be seen practicing in the indoor nets, due to rain. India’s stand-in captain Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Deepak Hooda, Arshdeep Singh, and Sanju Samson were the players out for a training session.
The fan in the video, furthermore, said: “I would have liked Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul but I will be going to Brian Lara Stadium to get those signatures.” India, under Rohit Sharma, is set to play the first T20I at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, in Trinidad.
Shreyas Iyer prepares for the Short-Ball Challenge
Iyer particularly was seen batting for a long time during the practice session of Indian team. The 27-year-old has been constantly struggling against the short-pitched deliveries and has botched to score runs while representing the nation. The right-hand batter was spotted facing the bouncers in the nets too.
Besides, regular faces like Sharma, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, and Mohammed Shami have all been rested for the ODI series. Sharma and Pant, among these, will be back for the five-match T20 International series.
Written By Prachi Pisal
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