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'Hitman' Rohit Sharma Applauds Shreyas Iyer After Remarkable Performance On Debut

Rishabh Gautam
By Rishabh Gautam
November 25, 2021 • 19:45 PM View: 1575

On the opening day of the first test match between India & New Zealand - India were in a spot of bother at 145/4. Then came the debutant Shreyas Iyer, who scored an unbeaten fifty and along with Ravindra Jadeja, has stitched a partnership of 113 runs at stumps on Day 1. 

Shreyas Iyer has scored 75* in 136 balls, with 5 boundaries. After he became the 303rd player to represent India in international test cricket, he came to bat at #5 and scored this fifty. Iyer was given this chance after KL Rahul was ruled out of the series due to injury.

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After Iyer's knock, Twitter is filled with praises for the Mumbai-born 26-year-old batter. While Ponting expressed his pride, 'Hitman' Rohit Sharma also took to the social media site to applaud the youngster, who made his debut backing on his fabulous First-Class cricket records. 

Newly-appointed Indian T20 captain Rohit Sharma tweeted, 'Good start to the test career @ShreyasIyer15'

While talking about the match, Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane won the toss & opted to bat first against New Zealand in the first test of the 2-match series. This match is being played at Green Park Stadium, Kanpur. 

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India, after a few early hiccups, were at the score of 258/4 at Stumps. Along with Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja (50*) is at the crease and these two together would look to stitch a commendable score on Day 2.
 


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