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The Indian team is filled with youngsters who are full of fun and energy. They like to unwind and have fun on and off the field. The team has some amazing characters like Shreyas Iyer, who is an expert magician and also loves to do some dance moves. The series against West Indies has been no different. The Men in Blue are known for their amazing camaraderie and their ability to stick together as a side.
India, on Friday, edged past West Indies in a thrilling first ODI to lead the three-match series 1-0. The match at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad saw the visitors putting a total of 308 for 7 on the board after being asked to bat first. In reply, West Indies were cruising at 133 for 1 at one stage, but the Men in Blue bounced back to stay in the game till the last ball and eventually won the nail-biter with a narrow margin of three runs.
During an interaction after the match, Shreyas Iyer and Mohammed Siraj, both of who were a part of the match, were seen having a fun session. Indian Cricket Board uploaded the video of the chat on social media in which the duo can be seen sharing a laugh and Iyer also showed his dance moves. It all happened after Siraj asked Iyer on why he was dancing near the crowd during the game. To this, Iyer replied that some of the spectators were asking him to drop a catch. This is why he had had some fun dancing in front of the crowd after taking a catch.
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Notably, Mohammed Siraj defended 15 runs in the last over against the likes of Romario Sheperd and Akeal Hosein to help the guests win the first ODI on Friday. While the fifties of Shikar Dhawan (97), Shubman Gill (64) and Shreyas Iyer (54) helped India post 308 for 7, the likes of Yuzvendra Chahal (2 for 58), Mohammed Siraj (2 for 57) Shardul Thakur (2 for 54) put up a combined effort in the second innings to stop West Indies three runs short of their total.