IND vs NZ: Here’s the full thrill of the second day’s play of the India-New Zealand first Test match
India scored 339 runs for the loss of 8 wickets till lunch in the first innings on the second day of the first Test against New Zealand at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. Shreyas Iyer scored a brilliant century in the debut test.
Ashwin out for 38, India lost the 9th wicket at 339
India has lost its 9th wicket in the form of R Ashwin. Ashwin, who was looking in excellent rhythm, was bowled by Ejaz Patel on the second ball after lunch. Ashwin scored 38 runs in 56 balls. During this he hit 5 fours. Batsman Shreyas Iyer made a great start to his Test career by scoring a century. Shreyas hit a brilliant century. With this Shreyas has become the 16th Indian to score a century in the debut Test. Shreyas completed his maiden Test century with 2 runs off Jamieson. Shreyas completed his century in 157 balls. The Mumbai batsman hit 12 fours and 2 sixes during this period.
Shreyas Iyer departs after scoring 105 runs
Wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha could not do anything special. Saha was caught by Saha at the hands of Blundell and gave India the sixth blow. Saha was dismissed after scoring 1 run in 12 balls. At the same time, Team India lost its seventh wicket in the form of Shreyas Iyer. Shreyas scored 105 runs. Shreyas was caught by Southee at the hands of Young. Axar Patel was dismissed by Saudi to give India the eighth blow.
Jadeja out for 50
India lost the 5th wicket in the form of Ravindra Jadeja. Jadeja could not make any difference in his personal score on the first day. He was bowled by pacer Tim Southee. Jadeja was dismissed after scoring 50 runs in 112 balls with the help of 6 fours.
start of the second day
India’s second day’s play started yesterday (Day 1) with unbeaten return batsmen Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja. Shreyas welcomes Kyle Jamieson with a boundary. Shreyas and Jadeja shared a partnership of 113 runs in 208 balls. Kyle Jamieson made the most of three successes for New Zealand. Shreyas Iyer and Jadeja batted brilliantly in the third session and added 102 runs in the team’s account in 28 overs without losing a wicket. No New Zealand bowler could break India’s growing partnership.
Shubman Gill scored 52 runs
For India, opener Shubman Gill scored 52 runs off 93 balls while Cheteshwar Pujara was dismissed after scoring 26 runs off 88 balls. Captain Ajinkya Rahane scored 35 runs. Opener Mayank Agarwal contributed 13 runs. India won the toss on Thursday and decided to bat first.
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