Shreyas Iyer made his Test match debut for India towards New Zealand on Thursday. He was named within the Indian Playing XI and was introduced the Indian Test cap by the good Sunil Gavaskar.
Shreyas’ Delhi Capitals coach within the IPL, Ricky Ponting, has congratulated the teen on his Test match debut for India. Ponting mentioned he felt ‘proud’ as Iyer made debut within the Indian group.
Ponting tweeted: “Having seen all of the work you’ve got put in over the previous couple of years, very nicely deserved and solely the start for you mate. Proud of you @ShreyasIyer15”
Having seen all of the work you’ve got put in over the previous couple of years, very nicely deserved and solely the start for you mate. Proud of you @ShreyasIyer15. https://t.co/Tnb3xZNXhX
— Ricky Ponting AO (@RickyPonting) November 25, 2021
Ponting shared a video the place Sunil Gavaskar is seen presenting Iyer along with his Test cap. Other teammates additionally congratulate Iyer on his memorable day. He is about to return to bat at three-down within the Kanpur Test.
Iyer has performed 22 ODIs and 32 T20Is for India and has additionally been a former captain of the Delhi Capitals IPL aspect. He was picked forward of Hanuma Vihari who was picked within the India A squad.
Iyer has an exceptional home Test file. He averages 52.18 in 54 video games, scoring 4592 runs which incorporates 23 half-centuries and 12 lots of.
Iyer walked in to bat on Day 1 of Kanpur Test! He is on the crease with Ajinkya Rahane.