India defeated Bangladesh 2-0 in the Test series.
The Test series between India and Australia will start in February.
new Delhi. Team India has eased its way into the World Test Championship (WTC) after winning the Test series against Bangladesh (India vs Bangladesh). The Indian team will now play the Border Gavaskar series against Australia in February-March. This series will prove to be very important for Team India. After the victory against Bangladesh, Team India has made its place in the second place in the list. Australia’s team is in the first place and it is almost decided for the Kangaroo team to play the final.
The Indian team was seen in trouble in the second Test against Bangladesh. After which many veteran players gave their response. In this match, the Indian team did not start well chasing 145 runs in the second innings. Team India had lost 7 of its batsmen within 100 runs. But after that the match winning partnership was seen between Shreyas Iyer and R Ashwin who came to bat. After this thrilling victory, former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif has said that it is necessary to have Shreyas Iyer for the World Test Championship final.
Iyer was in excellent form till the fourth day of the pitch – Mohammad Kaif
After watching Shreyas’s batting in difficult times, Kaif wrote on Twitter, ‘If India has to maintain its hopes in the World Test Championship, then it is very important to have Shreyas Iyer. The spinners were in form on the fourth day of the pitch, Iyer stood on the pitch and got the win. He is an important batsman for the Indian team for the home series against Australia next year.
Most runs scored in 2022
Shreyas Iyer has batted brilliantly in all three formats in 2022. He is on top of the Indian batsmen scoring the most runs this year. He scored 1609 international runs in 2022 at an average of 48.75. Which includes 14 half-centuries while 1 century. Talking about Tests, Iyer has scored 422 runs in 5 matches at an average of 60.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 26, 2022, 20:53 IST