Twitter responses: Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja put India in a commanding position on Day 1 of Kanpur Test

Opener Shubman Gill, debutant Shreyas Iyer and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja all shined with the bat as India looked strong with 258/4 on Day 1 of the continuous very first Test versus New Zealand at Green Park in Kanpur.

Iyer and Jadeja both scored half-centuries to put India ahead of Black Caps in the last session after the visitors got back to back wickets right before the tea break. Iyer and Jaddu created an unbeaten collaboration of 113 runs for the 5th wicket prior to the umpires required early stumps due to bad light.

Iyer, who was on his launching in the longest format, moneyed in the chance and batted exceptionally well. He stayed unbeaten on 75 with the assistance of 7 fours and 2 6s. Along with the Mumbaikar batter, Jadeja was likewise batting on 50 not out with the assistance of 6 borders.

Earlier, Tim Southee and Kyle Jamieson offered New Zealand with fast developments. While Southee dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara (26), Jamieson eliminated Mayank Agarwal (13) and captain Ajinkya Rahane (35).

Gill batted well on top and scored yet another half-century of his profession prior to Jamieson cleaned him up.

“Not a huge amount going on. Found some swing early and it was up and down a little bit. Hardly played the last couple of months. Nice to get back onto the park. Hopefully, the new ball swings a little bit in the morning and we can get them. India fraction ahead I think. We hung around pretty well. Need a good start in the morning,” stated Jamieson after completion of the day’s play.

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