Thursday, December 2, 2021

IND vs NZ 1st Test at Green Park Stadium Kanpur Virat Kohli priceless reaction on Shreya Iyer debuts test century – Latest Cricket News

Team India’s Test and ODI captain Virat Kohli may not be playing the Kanpur Test against New Zealand, but his eyes are fixed on this match. Shreyas Iyer scored a century on the second day of this test match being played at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. Iyer, playing his debut Test, is being praised for the way he batted under pressure. Captain Virat has also given his reaction on Iyer’s century. Virat has been rested from the first Test and will return to the team with the Mumbai Test next month. Shreyas Iyer got a place in the playing XI in place of Virat.

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Iyer capitalized on this opportunity he got in the Test team. Iyer played a brilliant innings of 105 runs in 171 balls. During this, 13 fours and two sixes came off his bat. Regarding Iyer’s innings, Virat shared his photo on Instagram Story and wrote, ‘You played brilliantly and congratulations to you for your century in your Test debut.’

Iyer has been playing for Team India in limited overs format for some time now, but he got the opportunity to play Test cricket for the first time. When Iyer came out to bat, India had lost three wickets for 106 runs. He along with captain Ajinkya Rahane took the innings to 145 runs. After Rahane’s dismissal, Iyer along with Ravindra Jadeja took India’s score past 280. India could score more than 300 runs on the basis of Iyer’s innings. Team India scored a total of 345 runs in the first innings. Apart from Iyer, Shubman Gill and Ravindra Jadeja made important contributions with the bat and scored fifty.

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