- Shreyas Iyer (75) and Ravindra Jadeja (50) remained in the fold after scoring half a century.
- India starter Shubman Gill scored 52 runs.
- New Zealand’s Kyle Jamieson took three wickets, while Tim Southee got one.
Kanpur | The series of tests between India and New Zealand has begun. The first test is played here at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur. Batting after winning the toss, India scored 258 runs for the loss of four wickets in 84 overs until the end of the first day’s game. For the team, Shreyas Iyer (75) and Ravindra Jadeja (50) are frozen in the fold, scoring half a century. There has been a partnership of 113 runs on 208 balls between the two. At the same time, Kyle Jamieson had three hits for New Zealand. At the same time, Tim Southee got a window.
In the third session, Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja batted brilliantly and added 102 runs to the team’s tally in 28 overs without losing a wicket. Any bowler from New Zealand was unsuccessful in breaking through India’s growing partnership.
Earlier, until teatime, Indian team hitters Shreyas Iyer (17 of 55 balls) and Ravindra Jadeja (6 of 13 balls) added 154 runs to the team’s tally for losing four wickets in 56 overs. Jamieson fired Shubman Gill on the sixth ball after the lunch break, ending a 61-run partnership for second field. Although Jamieson also worried Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, both reached a limit each in their 34th change.
IND vs NZ, first test: Shreyas Iyer did this great feat by scoring half a century in the debut test
Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara again scored a four each in the 37th. But in the next over, Tim Southee fired Cheteshwar Pujara and sent him back to the pavilion. After Pujara’s expulsion, Rahane hit some limits on offside.
With Shubman Gill (52 without 87 balls) coming out at bat in the crease, the Indian team scored 82 runs for the loss of a wicket through lunch on the first day of testing against New Zealand at Green Park on Thursday. . On the other hand, supporting Gill, Vice Captain Cheteshwar Pujara scored an undefeated 15 of 61 balls.
New Zealand bowler Kyle Jamieson took his first wicket, in which he fired Mayank Agarwal (13). Mayank Agarwal was caught by Jamieson from goalie Tom Blundell.