November 25, 2021 could be one of the crucial particular days in Shreyas Iyer’s cricketing profession. The appropriate-handed batter, who’s all set to play his first Take a look at for India, were given his maiden Take a look at cap from none rather then the mythical Sunil Gavaskar forward of the primary Take a look at fit towards New Zealand on the Inexperienced Park in Kanpur on Thursday. BCCI shared a video on its reliable social media take care of during which Gavaskar was once observed sharing phrases of encouragement prior to turning in the cap to Iyer, who kissed the batch prior to hanging it on. Iyer was once then congratulated by way of his teammates with heat hugs.
“A second to cherish for @ShreyasIyer15 as he receives his #TeamIndia Take a look at cap from Sunil Gavaskar – some of the perfect to have ever graced the sport,” BCCI captioned the video.
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— BCCI (@BCCI) November 25, 2021
Iyer, who has been slightly a luck within the middle-order in white-ball cricket, will probably be batting at No.4 or 5 on this Take a look at fit towards New Zealand. The 26-year-old has an excellent reasonable of 52 together with 12 masses in First Elegance cricket.
India are with out their common Take a look at captain Virat Kohli, who will probably be again for the following Take a look at. Rohit Sharma could also be no longer a part of the Take a look at aspect and an damage to KL Rahul intended India needed to eliminate their concepts of checking out Shubman Gill within the center order. Gill is about to open the batting with Mayank Agarwal, who’s making a return on the best of the order.
India’s stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane, in the meantime, gained the toss and opted to bat first. Rahane mentioned this can be a excellent alternative for the kids to turn their mettle within the absence of senior avid gamers.
“(The Kanpur pitch) In most cases slows down afterward right here. It is a possibility for all folks right here to do neatly right here and in Mumbai. Few of the senior guys are lacking. So it is a possibility for the kids,” he mentioned on the toss.
India have long past in with 3 spinners and two seamers. With Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel being the 3 spinners, India have the benefit of batting deep.
Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma are the 2 specialist seamers as India made up our minds to not come with Mohammed Siraj within the Taking part in XI.
New Zealand Taking part in XI: Tom Latham, Will Younger, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Rachin Ravindra, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, Kyle Jamieson, William Somerville
India Taking part in XI: Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane(c), Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav
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