Mumbai player claims five awards at MCA prize distribution function on Friday
Shreyas Iyer (right) with MCA prize distribution function chief guest Ravi Shastri at BKC on Friday Pic/Satej Shinde
The Mumbai Cricket Association’s annual awards were pending since the 2016-17 season. Hence the list of awardees at Friday’s awards function included a whole lots of cricketers.
However, one name—Shreyas Iyer, who has already represented the country in all three formats, received five trophies for his spectacular performances for Mumbai in the last five seasons.
He received the first trophy—Late Shri SV Rajadhyaksha Trophy—for highest number of runs in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy season. He also got Dattu Phadkar Award for the same season.
Then, he received a special award for the fastest century in the 2017-18 Ranji season. It was followed by a special award for another fastest century in the 2018-19 Ranji season.
The fifth one he received was the Justice Tendolkar Trophy for best senior cricketer of 2018-19.