Ind Vs NZ: Iyer's brilliant fifty playing debut Test with Jadeja at crease

New Delhi: India and New Zealand are facing each other in a Test riot after the end of the three-match T20 series. The first match is being played today i.e. 25th November from Thursday at Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. India have won the toss and elected to bat first. Shreyas Iyer is making his Test debut for India. For New Zealand, Sachin Ravindra has got an opportunity to make his Test debut.

The first session of the day was named after India. However, Team India lost their first wicket as Mayank Agarwal for a total of 21 runs. Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara then took the innings forward and did not lose a wicket till the lunch break. Gill, meanwhile, completed his fourth Test fifty. Gill and Pujara shared a 61-run partnership at the lunch break. However, the pass overturned in the second season and the Kiwis dominated.

New Zealand took three big wickets this season. Gill returned to the pavilion early in the second season after completing his fifty. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane then failed to convert a good start into a big innings. Team India were 199 for 4, Shreyas Iyer (50) and Ravindra Jadeja (17) at the crease. Iyer completed his fifty off 94 balls in his first Test match with the help of 6 fours.

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