Indian middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer had a rare Take a look at debut as he achieved a number of huge milestones in his first match within the purest format of the sport in opposition to the New Zealand Nationwide Cricket Staff at Inexperienced Park, Kanpur.
Debutant Shreyas Iyer smashed a century within the first innings of the match and he turned the sixteenth Indian to attain this milestone and within the second innings, he smashed a fifty and have become the first-ever Indian cricketer to achieve this feat.
Additionally, he’s solely the third Indian to attain fifty-plus scores in each the innings of the debut recreation earlier than Iyer the participant to attain this milestone was legendary Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar who handed over the debut cap to Iyer.
In the meantime, on Monday Shreyas Iyer gained the participant of the match award for his sensational 105 and 65 runs and he turned the seventh Indian to win the Participant of the Match award on his Take a look at debut. He joined the likes of Pravin Amre, RP Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and Prithvi Shaw.
Shreyas Iyer Had To Work Very Had And Had To Earn It, It Wasn’t Straightforward For Him – Rahul Dravid
Head coach Rahul Dravid was extremely impressed with the efficiency of Iyer and stated that the middle-order batsman labored actually onerous to get the chance in Take a look at cricket and it wasn’t straightforward for him as he performed his final first-class recreation 3 years in the past.
“A younger child doing nicely in 1st Take a look at for India and it’s not solely an excellent reflection of that particular person (participant) but additionally an excellent reflection of the system. Undeniable fact that we have now been capable of develop not simply India A but additionally he has performed for Mumbai, in membership cricket, Shreyas needed to work very onerous and needed to earn it. It wasn’t straightforward for him. In fact, he averages over 50 in first-class cricket however he hadn’t performed first-class cricket performed for 3 years.”
Rahul Dravid Additional added:
“He wouldn’t have made the extent if we haven’t had accidents and he has taken it (alternative) with each arms and proven his qualities,”
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