Mayank Agarwal was knocked out at 13 in the morning session.
Ravindra Jadeja gave a remarkable performance during the first test against New Zealand in Kanpur. India reached 258/4 at stumps on Day 1 with the celebratory 17th half-century made by Jadeja after Shreyas Iyers maiden test fifty.
The immovable duo of Jadeja and Iyer made 113 runs. The fifth-wicket stand after Ajinkya Rahane, stand-in captain became the third victim of Kyle Jamieson.-- Advertisement --
While Jadeja was batting on 50, Iyer was unrivalled on 75.
The Indian duo revenged against New Zealand after they abridged India to 145/4. But it is a notable achievement that India did not lose a single wicket in the final session.-- Advertisement --
Post lunch session of the first Test, two Indian players Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara were dismissed by Tim Southee in the first over. Pujara could yet not achieve a big score. He has not been able to convert his score into a three mark figure since 2019.
Prior to this, New Zealand were dominated by Gill. He scored a 52 run-knock. He further advanced 61 runs with Pujara for the second wicket.-- Advertisement --