Kanpur. Shreyas Iyer is going to make his Test debut. For the first Test (India vs New Zealand Test Series), he has got a place in the playing-11. Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar handed him the Test cap. In the match, Team India captain Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and decided to bat. Test is being played after 5 years at Green Park, Kanpur. This test series is part of the World Test Championship (WTC). Rahul Dravid is also making a new beginning as a coach.
Sunil Gavaskar handed over the Test cap to Shreyas Iyer. Gavaskar’s record in Kanpur has been excellent. He has scored a century and 5 half-centuries here. Gavaskar has scored 629 runs in 14 innings of 9 Tests at an average of 45. Highest innings of 176 runs. Former captain Gavaskar is second in terms of scoring the most runs in Kanpur Test.