Kanpur. Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja handled the team with great batting. At the end of the first day’s play, Team India has scored 258 runs for 4 wickets. Both the batsmen have added 113 not out for the 5th wicket so far. In the match (India vs New Zealand Test Series) captain Ajinkya Rahane won the toss. He decided to bat first. Iyer is making his Test debut from the match. He is still playing after scoring 75 runs. Apart from this, Jadeja and Shubman Gill also scored half-centuries. Before the Test series, Team India had a 3-0 clean sweep in the T20 series.
Mayank Agarwal And Shubman Gill added 21 runs for the first wicket. Mayank was looking uncomfortable from the beginning. those fast bowlers Kyle Jamieson got out on the ball. After this, Cheteshwar Pujara made a half-century partnership with Gill for the second wicket. However, Pujara could not play a big innings. The team lost only one wicket in the first session.
Team lost 4 wickets early
Shubman Gill was dismissed after scoring 52 runs off 93 balls. He hit 5 fours and a six. He was bowled by Jameson. Cheteshwar Pujara Returned to the pavilion after scoring 26 runs off 88 balls. Hit 2 fours. He was dismissed by fast bowler Tim Southee. After this, captain Ajinkya Rahane was dismissed after scoring 35 runs. He played 63 balls and hit 6 fours. He was bowled by Jameson. The team lost 4 wickets at the score of 145 runs.
After 4 wickets fell soon, it seemed that the team would be reduced soon. But after that Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja took over the team by making a century partnership. Iyer has faced 136 balls so far and scored 75 runs. Has hit 7 fours and 2 sixes. At the same time, Ravindra Jadeja is playing 50 runs in 100 balls. Has hit 6 fours. This is the 17th half-century of his Test career.