IND vs NZ Live: Shreyas Iyer hits century in debut match, Sourav Ganguly, Virender S

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IND vs NZ Live-Test centuries on debut: The first match of the 2-Test series between India and New Zealand is being played from Thursday at the Greenpark Stadium in Kanpur. India captain Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and elected to bat first. Iyer, playing his debut match on the second day of the game, completed a century in 157 balls. He hit 12 fours and 2 sixes to score a century during his innings. Ravindra Jadeja and Shubman Gill played half-centuries. Iyer has joined the club of Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag after scoring a century on the second day of the match. Keep reading for the latest sports news at hindi.insidesport.in

Iyer scored a century on the second day

IND vs NZ Live-Test centuries on debut: Actually, on the second day of the match, Iyer has become the 16th Indian batsman to score a century in the debut Test match. Earlier, 15 players including Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag and Rohit Sharma have achieved this feat.

Lala Amarnath had scored a century in the first Test debut for India. He scored 118 runs against England. At the same time, the last Test debut century was scored by Prithvi Shaw.

IND vs NZ Live-Test centuries on debut: Sourav Ganguly scored a century against England at Lord’s in 1996. Virender Sehwag scored a century against South Africa in 2001. Rohit Sharma’s debut took place in Kolkata. He played an innings of 177 runs against West Indies.

Century on Test debut for India
Shreyas Iyer

  • Iyer became the 16th Indian to score a century in a debut match.
  • He is the 13th Indian to score a century in his debut innings.
  • 10th Indian to achieve this feat in home ground
  • Second batsman after Gundappa Viswanath to score a century in Kanpur

Also read: IND vs NZ Test series Records: India can make this record in New Zealand series, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane have a chance to create history

IND vs NZ Live: Players who scored a century in the debut test match

player Vs Run Year
Lala Amarnath England 118 1933
lamp purification Pakistan 110 1952
AG Kripal Singh New Zealand 100 1955
Abbas Ali Baig England 112 1959
Hanumant Singh England 105 1964
Gundappa Vishwanath Australia 137 1969
Surendra Amarnath New Zealand 124 1976
Mohammad Azharuddin England 110 1984
Praveen Amre South Africa 103 1992
Sourav Ganguly England 131 1996
Virender Sehwag South Africa 105 2001
Suresh Raina Sri Lanka 120 2010
Shikhar Dhawan Australia 187 2013
Rohit Sharma West Indies 177 2013
Prithvi Shaw West Indies 134 2018

Match highlights-

  • Shreyas Iyer completed his century in 157 balls. He hit 12 fours and 2 sixes in his innings.
  • Iyer has faced 136 balls so far and has hit seven fours and two sixes.
  • Iyer has so far added 113 runs for the fifth wicket with Jadeja (50 not out off 100 balls).
  • The day’s play was declared over six overs ago due to bad light.
  • Apart from these two, the innings of opener Shubman Gill (52 off 93 balls) was the center of attraction.
  • Cheteshwar Pujara (26 off 88 balls) and skipper Ajinkya Rahane (35 off 63 balls) failed to play big innings despite good starts.
  • Opener Mayank Agarwal (13 off 28 balls) failed to take advantage of the opportunity.
  • The tall pacer Jamieson (3 for 47) again troubled the Indian batsmen.
  • Veteran pacer Tim Southee (1 for 43) meanwhile disturbed Pujara’s concentration.

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