Iyer impresses for India on Test debut against New Zealand

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Shreyas IyerTest debutant Iyer (right) has played 22 one-day internationals and 32 Twenty20s for India
First Test, Green Park, Kanpur (day 1 of five)
India 258-4: Iyer 75*, Jadeja 50*, Gill 52; Jamieson 3-47
New Zealand: Yet to bat
Scorecard

Debutant Shreyas Iyer deed an unbeaten 75 arsenic India reached 258-4 connected time 1 of the archetypal Test against New Zealand successful Kanpur.

Iyer shared a 113-run concern with Ravindra Jadeja, who made 50 not out, and opener Shubnam Gill scored 52 aft India won the flip and elected to bat.

Seamer Kyle Jamieson took 3-47 for New Zealand.

India are without Virat Kohli, who has been rested for the match, with Ajinkya Rahane starring the broadside successful his absence.

Kohli is expected to instrumentality for the 2nd Test, portion Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami person been rested for the three-match series.

India completed a 3-0 cleanable expanse of the Twenty20 bid betwixt the 2 sides connected Monday.

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