Shreyas Iyer registers maiden Test century on debut during the Kanpur Test; Twitter hails the Indian batsman

Shreyas Iyer scored 105 off 171 deliveries before being caught by Will Young.

SportsTiger Staff Administrator

Updated - 26 November 2021 1:32 pm

Highlights
  • Shreyas Iyer became the 303rd Test player from India
  • The middle-order batter Shreyas Iyer will head for the player auction in IPL 2022

Shreyas Iyer, who has been in and out of cricket in the past has successfully made his comeback. The middle-order batsman was named in the India vs New Zealand two match Test series starting at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur.

Just yesterday, Shreyas Iyer made his debut in Test cricket, and on day 2 of this interesting Test match he became the 16th player to get a century as a debutant. Congratulatory messages, tweets and good wishes flooded Twitter as fans, critics, commentators and the cricket fraternity lauded Shreyas Iyer for his brilliant innings in the game.

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While some choose to him applauded his batting, others drew comparisons with cricketers from the past. Some also commended his abilities as the batter stood up for the side when the team need it most.

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