IND vs NZ, 1st Test, Day 2 Live: Shreyas Iyer in action vs New Zealand.© AFP
India vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 2 Live: Shreyas Iyer has scored his maiden Test century on debut against New Zealand at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. The middle-order batsman has been impressive since morning on Day 2. Tim Southee is the only successful bowler for New Zealand on Day 2 as he dismissed all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and wicketkeeper batter Wriddhiman Saha early. Jadeja scored 50 runs before he was sent back to the pavilion and added 121 runs for the fifth wicket with debutant Shreyas Iyer. The duo dominated the final session of Day 1 after Kyle Jamieson had troubled India’s top-order with his top-notch bowling. Jamieson picked three wickets on Day 1 keeping New Zealand in the game. (IND vs NZ LIVE SCORECARD 1st Test Day 2)
India Playing 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
New Zealand Playing XI: Tom Latham, Will Young, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Rachin Ravindra, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, Kyle Jamieson, William Somerville
India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 2 Live Cricket Score Straight From Green Park, Kanpur
Second WICKET On The Day For Southee!
Second wicket for Tim Southee on Day 2!! Wriddhiman Saha is caught behind!! Another poor show by Saha and India have Axar, Ashwin at No.8 and 9 now.Saha c Blundell b Southee 1(12)
Live Score:India 288/6
Iyer Punishing Jamieson!
Jamieson to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR runs to end the over. Iyer has taken charge on Jamieson and he has been smashing boundaries to Jamieson in every over since morning. Good start of the day for him!!
Live Score: India 288/5
Iyer Hits Century On Debut!
Jamieson to Iyer, two runs, Century for Shreyas Iyer on debut!! 16th Indian to do so!! Excellent innings by the youngster on his maiden Test innings. He has a lot to do now and if he score big then definitely the team management will be forced to think about his spot in the XI when they tour South Africa next month.
Live Score: India 284/5
Iyer 4 Runs Away From 100!
Jamieson to Iyer, FOUR!! Excellent cover drive!! He is just 4 runs away from his maiden 100.
Live Score: India 280/5
Iyer In 90s!
Jamieson to Iyer, another boundary and this time to the third man. He is in 90s now.
Live Score:India 276/5
Iyer Punishes Short Ball For FOUR!
Jamieson to Iyer, short-pitch ball and FOUR again from the debutant. He is just 12 runs away from the landmark of international ton on debut.
Live Score:India 272/5
Southee to Jadeja, OUT!! BOWLED!! Excellent delivery from the fast bowler. Jadeja survived a close call in Southee’s last over but this time it’s a direct contact of the ball and the stumps.Jadeja b Southee 50(112) (4s-6)
Live Score: India 266/5
Iyer In 80s!
Another boundary from Iyer and this time to the point. He moved to 80s with that boundary. Good start by the debutant today.
Live Score:India 266/4
First Boundary Of The Day!
Jamieson to Iyer, FOUR to mid-wicket. Poor length from Jamieson and a batsman who’s batting at 75 will never leave such ball.
Live Score: India 262/4
Southee to Jadeja, appeal for LBW but umpire has turned it down. New Zealand have gone for a review!!
Review:Extra bounce but it’s umpire’s call. Jadeja will stay
Live Score:India 258/4
Players are back on the field!! Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja will look to continue the momentum on Day 2. Tim Southee will bowl the first over of the day.
Hello And Welcome!
Hello and welcome to the live blog of Day 2 of the first Test match between India and New Zealand that is being played at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja have dominated the third session of Day 1 that brought the home team back in the game after New Zealand’s Kyle Jamieson had troubled India’s top-order. New Zealand will look to take early wickets on Day 2 while India batters will try to take maximum advantage of the upper hand they had got in the game yesterday.
The match will start at 9:30 AM IST. Stay tuned for all the live updates.
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