The first day of the first test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur is named after the host team India. At the end of the first day’s game, India scored 258 for the loss of four wickets. Shreyas Iyer, playing his first stump test, came back undefeated with 75 * and Ravindra Jadeja 50 *. At the same time, fast pitcher Kyle Jamieson took three wickets for 47 runs for New Zealand.
By choosing to hit after winning the toss, the Indian team took the first hit with 21 runs. Starter Mayank Agarwal was fired after scoring 13 runs on 28 balls with the help of two fours. Jamieson sent him to the ward. India had only missed a wicket until lunch.
After this, there was a 61-run partnership for the second wicket between Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara. However, Gill was fired after scoring 52 runs for a total score of 82. Soon after, Pujara, who was hitting brilliantly, also returned to the pavilion after scoring 26 runs on 88 balls.
Captain Ajinkya Rahane made some brilliant shots after losing three wickets for 106 runs. But Rahane was bowled after scoring 35 runs. The Indian team was looking into trouble after losing four wickets for 146 races. In such a situation, Shreyas Iyer played a great inning in the debut test and got the team out of trouble. Along with this, Ravindra Jedja also supported him very well.
Iyer was undefeated on 75 of 136 balls with the help of seven fours and two sixes and Jadeja scored 50 runs on 100 balls with the help of six fours. Jamieson took three plots for the Kiwis. Where Tim Southee succeeded.