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IND vs NZ 2021: “First Of Many”- Twitter Reacts As Shreyas Iyer Scores Hundred On Debut

Shreyas Iyer maiden Test ton

Shreyas Iyer became the 16th Indian batsman to score a century on Test debut. He replaced KL Rahul in the side and batted at number four in the line-up. He started day two on 75 and reached his hundred inside the first hour of the day’s play. In the process, he broke several records and created a few new ones.

Shreyas Iyer Maiden Test Ton On Debut- Records Broken

16th Indian player on debut
– 3rd Indian on debut vs NZ
– Third oldest (26y 355d)
– Joint fourth fastest (where balls faced details available)
– Joint fourth fastest for India (where balls faced details available)

Iyer added a 112-run stand with Ravindra Jadeja (50) for the fifth wicket on day 1. They could not add to their partnership as Jadeja was dismissed on his overnight score. Iyer started on the front foot on the second day and with wickets falling around him, he has kept a cool head and kept the scoreboard ticking for India.

Twitter, meanwhile reacted to Shreyas Iyer’s maiden Test ton as he carved out a brilliant innings. With the likes of KL Rahul. Rohit Sharma and skipper Virat Kohli missing from the line-up, Iyer took the onus of run-scoring once he was set.

While it was Kyle Jamieson who was the best Kiwi bowler on the first day, it is Tim Southee who has looked the best on the second day so far. He has taken both wickets so far in the first session.


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