The International Cricket Council has named Virat Kohli as the most impactful fielder of the World Cup 2023 so far. According to ICC, in the first 13 days of the tournament, Virat Kohli has made the most impact on the field with his fielding. After three group matches for all teams, the ICC has released a list of the most effective fielders on the field, with Kohli at the top.
Kohli has taken three catches so far in the tournament, which is two less than New Zealand’s Matt Henry and Australia’s David Warner. He has made the most impact in the pay field. He has been given the highest rating by ICC of 22.30. England’s Joe Root is second in the list, having 21.73 rating points. Root has taken 4 catches so far in the tournament.
There are 2 players each from India, New Zealand and Australia in the top 10 in the list, while Ravindra Jadeja is at number 11. According to ICC, Team India has taken 14 catches, saved 10 runs and made many good throws in the tournament so far. Meanwhile, only 2 catches have been dropped by India in three matches. England have dropped just 1 catch less than that. India have won all their opening three matches in the tournament.
Let us tell you that after every match of this World Cup, a medal is being given to the best fielder by the fielding coach of the Indian team. After the first match against Australia, the medal was given to Virat Kohli. There, in the second match against Afghanistan, Shardul Thakul and after the third match against Pakistan, wicketkeeper batsman KL Rahul got the best fielder medal.