On Friday, Shreyas Iyer etched his identify in historical past books as he turned the fifteenth Indian batter to hit a century on his debut match in Take a look at cricket. He additionally turned the third Indian to hit a ton towards New Zealand in his maiden Take a look at.
Iyer reached the milestone towards the Black Caps on Day 2 of the ongoing first Test at Green Park in Kanpur. On the primary ball of the 92nd over of India’s first innings, the Mumbaikar batsman gently dabbed the ball behind level to take a pair to finish his hundred. Though, within the 97th over, Iyer was caught by Will Younger for 105 runs. He scored 13 fours and a few sixes.
Hundred on Debut Take a look at for India (in dwelling Exams):
- 118 – Lala Amarnath, 1933
- 110 – Deepak Shodhan, 1952
- 100* – AG Kripal Singh, 1955
- 105 – Hanumant Singh, 1964
- 137 – Gundappa Vishwanath, 1969
- 110 – Mohammad Azharuddin, 1985
- 187 – Shikhar Dhawan, 2013
- 177 – Rohit Sharma, 2013
- 134 – Prithvi Shaw, 2018
- 105 – Shreyas Iyer, 2021
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
By no means simple to return to high degree cricket after an damage. Not in case you are Shreyas Iyer. 💯🔥🔥
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) November 26, 2021
An impressive innings beneath stress from #ShreyasIyer . Confirmed nice maturity, composure and sophistication and turns into the sixteenth Indian to Rating Century on Take a look at Debut. Nicely Performed @ShreyasIyer15 . Many extra to return ! pic.twitter.com/UAu27wcWTH
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 26, 2021
A century on debut. First of many. Nicely performed, Shreyas Iyer. #IndvNZ
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) November 26, 2021
— Brad Hogg (@Brad_Hogg) November 26, 2021
— Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) November 26, 2021
A particular second for @ShreyasIyer15 💯
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 26, 2021
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 26, 2021
What a dream begin to #ShreyasIyer ‘s check profession. All of the hardwork and constantly scoring runs in first-class cricket coming useful. The most effective in the case of enjoying spin in India and plenty of congratulations on a debut 100 @ShreyasIyer15 . #NZvIND pic.twitter.com/5SoksX3d2m
— Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) November 26, 2021
Delighted for #ShreyasIyer. His expertise was by no means doubtful since we first noticed him at that 2014 U19 World Cup. That is proof now that he has the temperament to do it at this degree. Retains the sport transferring, is not afraid to play the large pictures. Good fashionable participant.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) November 26, 2021
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) November 26, 2021
Many congrats @ShreyasIyer15 massive massive second. Nicely performed. Waited for years. The damage made him extra decided. May be the beginning of many.
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) November 26, 2021
Shreyas Iyer with a century on debut. And a stable knock at that, how good! #INDvNZ
— Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) November 26, 2021
A century on Take a look at debut for India..
– sixteenth Indian
– thirteenth Indian on debut inns
– tenth Indian at dwelling
– 2nd at Kanpur (after Gundappa Viswanath)
PS: Now the final three Indians to make a century on Take a look at debut are: Rohit, P Shaw & now Iyer – all from Mumbai!#INDvNZ
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) November 26, 2021
✅ Elegant Batting
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) November 26, 2021
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