Thursday, December 2, 2021

India’s bowler battered ahead of Tom Latham and Will Young, New Zealand’s name on Day 2 – News18 Hindi


Kanpur. New Zealand played the first test match of the series against India (IND vs NZ 1st Test) has made a solid start. In this Test match being played at Green Park, Kanpur, India scored 345 runs in the first innings, after which the Kiwi team scored 129 runs in 57 overs till the end of the second day’s play. No wicket has fallen for him yet. Will Young at stumps and Tom Latham (Tom Latham) was frozen at the crease. They are currently 216 runs behind India on the basis of first innings.

The visiting team dismissed India for 345 with the help of 5 wickets from pacer Tim Southee. Shreyas Iyer became the 16th Indian batsman to score a century in his Test debut, scoring 105 runs. Barring Ravichandran Ashwin, the lower order batsmen could not face the New Zealand bowlers. Ashwin scored 38 runs in 56 balls. The fast bowlers got more bounce from the pitch in the morning, due to which Saudi took 4 wickets. On the other hand, spinners like Ashwin and Jadeja did not get turn.

Earlier, playing ahead of yesterday’s score of 75 runs, Iyer scored 105 runs in 171 balls. He became the 16th Indian cricketer to score a century in his first Test. In this list there are names of legends like Lala Amarnath, Gundappa Vishwanath, Sourav Ganguly, Rohit Sharma. 81 runs were scored in the morning session but four wickets also fell. This session was in the name of Saudi, who took five wickets for 69 runs in 27.4 overs. Saudi, playing his 80th Test, has done this feat for the 13th time. He first dismissed Ravindra Jadeja with the second new ball, who returned yesterday’s score to 50 runs.

Wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha was dismissed after scoring one run in 12 balls. On the other hand, Iyer completed his century by playing a shot at third man to Kyle Jamieson. He hit 13 fours and two sixes in his innings. His century will put pressure on caretaker skipper Ajinkya Rahane as regular skipper Virat Kohli will return from the next Test. Tim Southee ended Iyer’s innings by catching Will Young in cover. Ashwin hit 5 fours in his innings, including a visible four in the cover to Saudi.

Tags: Cricket news, IND vs NZ, IND vs NZ 2021, India vs new zealand, Shreyas iyer, Tom Latham



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