Umpire Shreyas Iyer New Zealand Vs Pakistan Match: The Kane Williamson-led New Zealand team has won the first warm-up match before the ODI World Cup. New Zealand defeated Pakistan in a warm-up match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Ground in Hyderabad. Chasing 345 runs, New Zealand won it in the 44th over. New Zealand won the match by 5 wickets. In this match, there is talk that India’s middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer got into the field and scored a five-run match. Many posts in this context have gone viral.
Iyer as a referee?
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In fact, it happened that during a practice match between Pakistan and New Zealand, a umpire named Akshay Totre was one of the on-field umpires. Many fans observed that Akshay’s overall look is very similar to Shreyas Iyer. In a pink shirt with a black hat and goggles on his head, along with a carved beard and mustache, Shreyas Iyer stood up to perform panchgiri instead of Akshay, a discussion started on social media.
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Shreyas Iyer was the umpire in Pakistan vs New Zealand match, many have shared the photo of these umpires. Many have commented on social media that this umpire looks exactly like Shreyas Iyer. Many memes and funny jokes have also gone viral due to this. Watch this video yourself…
1) Appear using real ID
2) Iyer Bhai
3) After rest, Panchgiri Karuyat is called on the field
4) Is this Shreyas Iyer?
5) Iyer after 10 years
Who is this person?
Akshay Totre is 36 years old. Akshay is from Indore. He has umpired 22 first-class cricket, 30 A-class matches and 41 T20Is. Worked as match official in 6 matches in 2023 edition of Indian Premier League.
On the other hand, talking about Akshay Totre’s rumored lookalike Shreyas, Shreyas has recently returned to the field after an injury. But after his comeback, he has been able to play only a few matches. Mumbaikar Shreyas scored a total of 156 runs in the recent series against Australia. His average in these matches is 56. So the strike rate is 110.64. He has scored his third career fifty in this series. The ODI century in Indore was Shreyas’ fourth century in all forms of cricket.