Iyer annoyed after record-breaking century and half-century – News18 Lokmat

In the first Test against New Zealand, Team India (India vs New Zealand 1st Test) announced the innings late on the fourth day, citing Shreyas Iyer as the reason why the bowlers are not getting much help from the pitch.

Kanpur, November 28: Shreyas Iyer scored a half-century in the second innings after scoring a century in his debut Test. Shreyas Iyer has become the first Indian player to set this record. Even after this historic achievement, Shreyas Iyer has expressed his displeasure. In the first Test against New Zealand, Team India (India vs New Zealand 1st Test) announced the innings late on the fourth day, citing Shreyas Iyer as the reason why the bowlers are not getting much help from the pitch. India declared the second innings at 234/7, giving New Zealand a 284-run victory. By the end of the fourth day’s play, New Zealand’s score was 4/1. Ashwin lbw out Will Young. ‘The ball doesn’t move much on the pitch. We needed a challenging score. We have scored well and the team has good spinners, so hopefully the work will be done tomorrow. We have to believe in spinners. The New Zealand team will be under pressure on the last day. A lead of more than 250 is more on this pitch, ‘said Iyer. Team India, which started the fourth day at 14/1, was in a bad shape. The team lost 5 wickets for 51 runs, but Shreyas Iyer, Ashwin, Saha and Akshar Patel saved the team. Shreyas Iyer was dismissed for 65, while Ashwin was dismissed for 32. Riddhiman Saha (61) and Akshar Patel (28) remained unbeaten. From New Zealand, Tim Southee and Kyle Jamieson took 3-3 wickets each and Ejaz Patel took one wicket.

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