New Zealand openers Will Young and Tom Latham were unbeaten on 75 and 50 runs respectively as the visitors made a strong reply to India's 345 all on Day 2 of the first Test in Kanpur.
Shreyas Iyer won his India cap in the first IND vs NZ Test in Kanpur. It remains to be seen whether Iyer will play when Virat Kohli returns in the second Test in Mumbai.
If Shreyas Iyer scores another century in the first Test against New Zealand, he will become the first Indian batter to hit a ton in each innings of the debut Test match. He scored 105 in the first innings.
Shreyas Iyer becomes the 16th Indian to score a century on Test debut which includes current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly in the list. Iyer's 105 off 171 balls was studded with 13 fours and two sixes.
Tom Latham (50 not out) and Will Young (75 not out) showed great courage to not lose a wicket against a formidable Indian bowling attack in reply host's 345 all out in the first innings in Kanpur.
Shreyas Iyer made his Test debut memorable with an unbeaten half-century to rescue India from a precarious position on the first day of the first match against New Zealand at the Green Park in Kanpur.
Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja hit fifties in their unbeaten century stand to help India fight back against New Zealand in the first Test. India were 258/4 in 84 overs at the close of Day 1.
India were stuttering at 145/4 in 49.2 overs when Kyle Jamieson removed skipper Ajinkya Rahane. But an unbeaten century stand between Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja turned the table against New Zealand on Day 1 of the first Test.
This two-match India vs New Zealand series will be a great opportunity for a young man like Shreyas Iyer to impress the national selectors and take his Test career forward.
India captain Ajinkya Rahane has confirmed that Shreyas Iyer will be making his Test debut against New Zealand in Kanpur on Thursday.
With the IPL set to be a 10-team affair from 2022, there will be a big auction in December this year with a lot of teams restructuring their core, looking at the future.
Delhi Capitals lost the IPL 2021 virtual semifinal against Kolkata Knight Riders in Sharjah. DC had lost the plot when batting first, feels Ponting.
Delhi Capitals will face Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1 of the ongoing IPL 2021 on Sunday. The winner directly books a ticket to the final.
Both CSK and DC are sitting at the top of the table with 18 points each. Both teams have lost just one match each in the IPL 2021 UAE leg.
The win takes DC to 18 points equal with CSK at the top, who play RR on Saturday. DC are just one more win away to clinch an IPL 2021 top-two finish.
The probability of Andre Russell not playing tonight will give Delhi more reasons to feel optimistic about securing their playoff berth by defeating the Kolkata Knight Riders.
With this win, Delhi Capitals returned to the top of the IPL 2021 table while the Rajasthan Royals moved down to the sixth spot with eight points from nine matches.
The 26-year-old returned to action post-injury layoff with a blistering unbeaten 47 in Delhi Capitals' eight-wicket win over SRH in Dubai.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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