Kanpur. Mayank Agarwal has got a chance to open in the Test series. However, he could not perform well in the first innings of the first Test (India vs New Zealand Test Series). He was dismissed by fast bowler Kyle Jameson for just 13 runs. Many senior players including Rohit Sharma are not playing in the series. After the New Zealand series, Team India has to play 3 Tests on the tour of South Africa.
East Indian Giants VVS Laxman told Star Sports that on the tour of South Africa, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul Will return to the team. In such a situation, Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill It’s hard to get a chance. Because of this there will be pressure on them. In the first Test (IND vs NZ), Gill came out to open with Mayank. That is, now Mayank has only 3 innings left, to prove himself. KL Rahul was ruled out of the series at the last minute due to injury.
Average of 87 at home, scored 3 centuries
Mayank Agarwal’s performance at home has been excellent. He has scored 610 runs in 7 innings in 6 matches at an average of 87. Has scored 3 centuries. During this, he has also played a big innings of 343 runs. His average is better than even the legendary players. Rohit Sharma has scored runs at an average of 80 in 27 innings of 18 Tests at home. There itself Virat Kohli Has scored 64 and KL Rahul has scored at an average of 44.
Talking about Mayank Agarwal’s Test career before this match, he has scored 1052 runs in 23 innings of 14 Tests at an average of 46. Has scored 3 centuries and 4 half-centuries. Talking about his first class career, he scored 5167 runs in 119 innings at an average of 60. Scored 11 centuries and 27 half-centuries. Played an unbeaten innings of 304 runs. IPL 2021 In this too, this batsman of Punjab Kings had performed brilliantly.