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IND vs NZ From Sachin Tendulkar to VVS Laxman know who said what about Shreyas Iyer debut century – Latest Cricket News

Team India’s middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer has started the journey of his Test career with a century. Iyer is only the 16th batsman to score a century in the debut Test for India. Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and all the veteran former cricketers of India have termed this innings of Iyer as special. Iyer, who has become an important part of Team India in the limited overs format, has got a chance to debut in Test cricket in the absence of Virat Kohli. Virat has been rested from this Test being played at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. The second and last Test match of the series between India and New Zealand is to be played in Mumbai, for which captain Virat Kohli will return to the team.

Sachin wrote on Twitter, ‘Shreyas Iyer, you have made a great debut in your Test cricket. Nice to see you in Team India’s white jersey. Good luck.’ On the other hand, VVS Laxman tweeted, describing this innings as very special, ‘Superb innings from Shreyas Iyer under pressure. He showed maturity, composer and class and became the 16th Indian to score a century in his debut Test. Well played you Shreyas Iyer, and many more will come.

On the basis of this innings of Iyer, Team India scored 345 runs in the first innings against New Zealand. Apart from him, Shubman Gill scored 52, Ravindra Jadeja scored 50 and R Ashwin scored 38 runs.

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