Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer (Image Source: Twitter)

Shreyas Iyer names the funniest cricketer in the Indian team

Amid coronavirus outbreak a lot of sports personalities and other public figures are either pursuing self-isolation or spending time with their families. In the process, they are also interacting with fans on social media and providing the latest happenings in their life.

Indian cricketer Shreyas Iyer also had one such interaction on the microblogging website Twitter where he communicated with his fans by running a Q/A session.


“Hey everyone.. Haven’t done a Q&A on Twitter before, and what better time than now! Send your questions to me using #AskShreyas, and I’ll answer as many as I can,” tweeted Iyer.

During the session, one fan asked the Indian middle-order batsman to name the funniest cricketer in the current Indian team.


“Who is the most funniest cricketer in an Indian cricket team?#AskShreyas,” the fan wrote.

Iyer responded to the question and revealed that spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is the funniest cricketer in the team.

“Haha, that would be @yuzi_chahal,” said Iyer.


In another question, the Mumbai cricketer was asked to disclose a player from the past he would love to play with or against.

“#AskShreyas Which player from the past would you love to play with or against ???,” a fan asked.


Iyer replied to the question and took the name of legendary West Indies batsman Viv Richards. The 25-year-old expressed that he would love to play against the phenomenal Caribbean cricketer.

Iyer has been performing well at number four spot for Team India. He was the leading run-scorer in the recently concluded ODI series against New Zealand.

The right-handed batsman accumulated 217 runs in 3 innings at an average of 72.33 and a strike rate of 95.59. He was also impressive in the T20I series, where he clubbed 153 runs in 5 innings at an average of 51 and a strike rate of 131.90.

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