The Indian openers were completely different in this Test match before the Mumbai Test results came out.
Ind Vs Nz Mayank Agarwal, Pujara, Gill
IND vs NZ: The final match of the India-New Zealand Test series is being played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. India completely tightened their grip on this Test match. But, before the match results came out, the Indian openers performed slightly differently in this Test match. In fact, this is the first time in the 89 – year history of Indian Test cricket that such an event has taken place in the Mumbai Test. India have two opening partnerships in both innings of the Mumbai Test. Shubhman Gill entered the ring as the opener along with Mayank Agarwal in the first innings and Cheteshwar Pujara paired with Mayank Agarwal in the second innings. Gill actually rolled his hand while fielding on a square leg in the first inning. He was unable to get to the opening in the second inning. Meanwhile, the record for the first Indian opener to be named has been reached.
The Indian openers hit sixes in both the innings.
The Indian openers hit sixes in both innings of the Mumbai Test. Mayank Agarwal hit 4 sixes and Gill hit 1 six in the first innings of 150 runs. Mayank Agarwal hit a six in the same second innings for 62. Pujara, who missed a half century, also hit a six. This is the first time this has happened in the history of Indian Test cricket.
Mayank Agarwal record performance ..
Mayank Agarwal also scored 50-plus runs in both the innings in his Test career. He was the 14th Indian to score a century in the first innings and a half-century in the second innings. Meanwhile, Chetan Chauhan became the fourth Indian opener after Sunil Gavaskar and Srikanth to score 50-plus runs in both innings of a Test match in Mumbai. Mayank Agarwal ended the Test series with New Zealand at 242. Scored 1 century and 1 half century in 4 innings in 2 Tests. His average at this point was 60.50.
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