Shreyas Aiyar breaks veteran record in debut Test, leaves Gavaskar behind


  • Shreyas Aiyar made history in the first Test against New Zealand
  • Shreyas Aiyar made history by making a good start in his debut Test match
  • Shreyas Aiyar left behind players including Sunil Gavaskar

New Delhi: Shreyas Aiyar has made history by batting brilliantly in his debut Test. After scoring a century in the first innings of the Kanpur Test against New Zealand, Aiyar has scored a half-century in the second innings. With this, Shreyas Aiyar has made history at the Greenpark Stadium in Kanpur.

Shreyas, who plays for Mumbai in local cricket, has become the first Indian batsman to hit a century and a half in his debut Test. Shreyas Aiyar has become the 10th player in the world of Test cricket to achieve this feat. Shreyas Aiyar scored 105 in the first innings and completed 50 off 109 balls in the second innings.

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Shreyas Aiyar, 26, put on 121 for the fifth wicket with Ravindra Jadeja in the first innings and a 39-run partnership with Rahane for the fourth wicket. In the second innings, Shreyas Aiyar put on 52 for the sixth wicket with R Ashwin, while Souho shared a 64-run partnership for the seventh wicket.

Shreyas Aiyar, who scored 50-plus in both innings of his debut Test, is third. Earlier, Dilawar Hussain and Sunil Gavaskar have achieved this feat.

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Lala Amarnath’s record broken

Shreyas Aiyar (170) is the third highest run scorer in India’s debut Test, breaking Lala Amarnath’s record. Amarnath scored 156 in the Test against England in 1933/34. Shikhar Dhawan tops the list. Dhawan scored 187 against Australia in Mohali in 2021/13, while Rohit Sharma scored 177 against the West Indies in Kolkata in 2013/14.

Shreyas Aiyar’s average in first class cricket is 52.18

Shreyas Aiyar has excelled in first class cricket to get here. He has an average of 52.18 in first class cricket and has a very fast strike rate (81.54). The opportunity for him in the team came when Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant were out before he left to play in Kanpur.

India scored 345 in the first innings

The Indian team scored 345 in the first innings. Shreyas Aiyar scored a century in the first innings while openers Shubhaman Gill and Ravindra Jadeja scored half-centuries. The Kiwis were bowled out for 296 in their first innings. India had a 49-run lead in the first innings.


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