IND vs NZ, 1st Test, Day 2 Live: Shreyas Iyer scored 105 runs vs New Zealand.© AFP
India vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 2 Live:At lunch on Day 2 of the first Test match, India have scored 339 runs for the loss of eight wickets at Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. Tim Southee has been a standout bowler for New Zealand since morning with his top-notch bowling. Southee brought New Zealand back in the game with his 13th five-wicket haul. However, for India Ravichandran Ashwin is still batting and going strong against the Kiwi bowlers. Earlier, Shreyas Iyer (105) scored his maiden Test ton on debut while batting at No.5 for Team India. Iyer was supported well by Ravindra Jadeja (50) and the duo added 121 runs for the fifth wicket. Iyer and Jadeja also dominated the final session of Day 1 after Kyle Jamieson had troubled India’s top-order with his top-notch bowling. Jamieson picked three wickets on Day 1 (IND vs NZ LIVE SCORECARD 1st Test Day 2)
India Playing XI: Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane(c), Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav
New Zealand Playing XI: Tom Latham, Will Young, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell(w), Rachin Ravindra, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, Kyle Jamieson, William Somerville
India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 2 Live Cricket Score Straight From Green Park, Kanpur
Day 2 Lunch: Southee Takes Five, India Reach 339/8!
So, it’s lunch on Day 2, India are at 339/8 with Ravichandran Ashwin and Umesh Yadav batting. The session was dominated by New Zealand as Tim Southee got a five-wicket haul after Shreyas Iyer scored a brilliant century on debut.
Live Score:India 339/8
Ashwin Cuts Away For FOUR!
Jamieson to Ashwin, late cut and FOUR to third man. He is contributing with bat and proving his worth as an all-rounder in the team.
Live Score:India 338/8
Extra FOUR Runs For India!
Ajaz Patel to Umesh Yadav, byes FOUR to third man, batsman misses, wicketkeeper misses and it will result in few more runs in Indian scorecard.
Live Score:India 326/6
Another Good Shot From Ashwin!
Southee to Ashwin, FOUR, to extra cover!! Good shot from Ashwin against the best bowler of the day. India will look to score as much runs they can. Ashwin has played some good shots today and this is what India need right now.
Live Score:India 318/8
Southee Takes Five!
Southee to Axar, OUT!! Caught behind!! 5-wicket haul for Southee. He has been brilliant since morning 4th wicket since morning. This is the 13th five-wicket haul for Southee in Test cricket.
Axar c Blundell b Southee 3(9)
Live Score: India 313/8
Ashwin Shows Great Footwork For Another Boundary!
Southee to Ashwin, FOUR, to sweeper cover. Excellent time and use of feet from Ashwin. He was dropped in England but here is making an impact on his return.
Live Score:India 310/7
Iyer Falls After 100!
Southee to Shreyas Iyer, OUT caught by Young!! Poor shot by Iyer and it’s the third wicket for Tim Southe since morning, fourth of this innings. Shreyas Iyer has to go after a brilliant ton.
Shreyas Iyer c Will Young b Southee 105(171) (4s-13 6s-2)
Live Score:India 305/7
300 Up For India!
Another boundary off the over!! Another great shot by Ashwin and 300 comes up for Team India. Runs are coming at a good pace since morning.
Live Score: India 300/6
Good Shot From Ashwin For A Boundary!
Southee to Ashwin, beautiful shot for a boundary. Ashwin has the ability to bat and we have seen in the past, rescuing India out of danger.
Live Score: India 296/6
Second WICKET On The Day For Southee!
Second wicket for Tim Southee on Day 2!! Wriddhiman Saha is caught behind!! Another poor show by Saha and India have Axar, Ashwin at No.8 and 9 now.Saha c Blundell b Southee 1(12)
Live Score:India 288/6
Iyer Punishing Jamieson!
Jamieson to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR runs to end the over. Iyer has taken charge on Jamieson and he has been smashing boundaries to Jamieson in every over since morning. Good start of the day for him!!
Live Score: India 288/5
Iyer Hits Century On Debut!
Jamieson to Iyer, two runs, Century for Shreyas Iyer on debut!! 16th Indian to do so!! Excellent innings by the youngster on his maiden Test innings. He has a lot to do now and if he score big then definitely the team management will be forced to think about his spot in the XI when they tour South Africa next month.
Live Score: India 284/5
Iyer 4 Runs Away From 100!
Jamieson to Iyer, FOUR!! Excellent cover drive!! He is just 4 runs away from his maiden 100.
Live Score: India 280/5
Iyer In 90s!
Jamieson to Iyer, another boundary and this time to the third man. He is in 90s now.
Live Score:India 276/5
Iyer Punishes Short Ball For FOUR!
Jamieson to Iyer, short-pitch ball and FOUR again from the debutant. He is just 12 runs away from the landmark of international ton on debut.
Live Score:India 272/5
Southee to Jadeja, OUT!! BOWLED!! Excellent delivery from the fast bowler. Jadeja survived a close call in Southee’s last over but this time it’s a direct contact of the ball and the stumps.Jadeja b Southee 50(112) (4s-6)
Live Score: India 266/5
Iyer In 80s!
Another boundary from Iyer and this time to the point. He moved to 80s with that boundary. Good start by the debutant today.
Live Score:India 266/4
First Boundary Of The Day!
Jamieson to Iyer, FOUR to mid-wicket. Poor length from Jamieson and a batsman who’s batting at 75 will never leave such ball.
Live Score: India 262/4
Southee to Jadeja, appeal for LBW but umpire has turned it down. New Zealand have gone for a review!!
Review:Extra bounce but it’s umpire’s call. Jadeja will stay
Live Score:India 258/4
Players are back on the field!! Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja will look to continue the momentum on Day 2. Tim Southee will bowl the first over of the day.
Hello And Welcome!
Hello and welcome to the live blog of Day 2 of the first Test match between India and New Zealand that is being played at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja have dominated the third session of Day 1 that brought the home team back in the game after New Zealand’s Kyle Jamieson had troubled India’s top-order. New Zealand will look to take early wickets on Day 2 while India batters will try to take maximum advantage of the upper hand they had got in the game yesterday.
The match will start at 9:30 AM IST. Stay tuned for all the live updates.
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