Indian batsman Rohit Sharma congratulated Indian batter Shreyas Iyer for his good begin to his Check profession. Shreyas made his Check debut on Thursday in opposition to New Zealand on the Greenpark Stadium in Kanpur. He remained unbeaten on 75 on the finish of Day 1’s gameplay.
Shreyas Iyer made fifty on his Check debut
Iyer got here into bat when India have been 106/3, having misplaced each its openers to Kyle Jamieson adopted by senior batter Cheteshwar Pujara’s departure.
Iyer smashed seven boundaries and a few sixes in his stupendous innings. The Mumbai batter lofted Ajaz Patel for a six over extensive long-on and smoked one other one over mid-wicket off William Somerville’s bowling.
Rohit Sharma, who has been rested by the BCCI for the primary Check, stated his Mumbai teammate marked a great begin to his Check profession. “Good begin to the check profession @ShreyasIyer15,” Rohit tweeted.
Shreyas Iyer-Ravindra Jadeja escalates India’s rating
Iyer was additionally concerned in an inseparable 113-run stand with all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja for the fifth wicket.
Jadeja remained unbeaten on 50 on the finish of Day 1 as India’s rating learn 258 for 4 wickets down after 84 overs.
Jadeja performed two good pictures in opposition to Kyle Jamieson within the 82nd over, he first glanced properly to place one boundary within the square-leg area. He adopted it with a punch, enjoying on the backfoot, in direction of the duvet space for successive boundaries.
Earlier within the day, Indian opener Shubman Gill smashed 52 from 93 balls on his return to the Indian Check facet. Gill’s opening companion Mayank Agarwal may simply add 13 to the group’s complete.
New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson was the most effective bowler from his facet as he scalped three wickets on the expense of 47 runs.