Shreyas Iyer. (Source: Twitter)

The first Test match against New Zealand in Kanpur has become very memorable for Shreyas Iyer. Iyer scored his first Test century while batting brilliantly in his debut match. This performance of Shreyas Iyer is being praised a lot in the cricket world. Team India captain Virat Kohli has also praised Shreyas’s performance.

India has scored 345 runs in the first innings and Iyer contributed 105 runs in it. He has become the 16th Indian batsman to score a century on Test debut. During his innings, he faced 171 balls and faced 13 fours and two sixes.

Tim Southee took 5 wickets for 69 runs for New Zealand. Southee took five wickets for the 13th time. New Zealand won the World Test Championship in June by defeating India by eight wickets in Southampton, England. This series of two Test matches also comes under the World Test Championship. Let us tell you that India has not lost any home Test against New Zealand since 1988.