India lost four wickets and scored 258 by the close of play on the first day of the first Test against New Zealand at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. Currently at the crease are Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja. India won the toss and elected to bat. Mayank Agarwal and Shubhman Gill were the openers. Mayank Agarwal made 13 off 28 balls with two fours and was caught by keeper Blundell in the Jameson bowling and joined the pavilion. Pujara, who came after that, led the innings with Gill. Opener Shubhman Gill hit 52 off 87 balls with five fours and a six. With this, Team India stood at 82/1 at the lunch break.
Shubhman Gill, who scored 52 after the lunch break, was bowled by Jamieson. Rahane, who came after him, played achituchi with Pujara. Pujara Southee was bowled out for 106 by the team. The Jamieson Pavilion added captain Rahane, who had scored 35 for a while. India lost four wickets at the tea break and scored 154 runs.
Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja played for the Kiwis in the third session. Garbage balls were moved to the boundaries. Shreyas completed his half-century in his first Test in this order. Ravindra Jadeja also completed a half-century before the end of the game. Shreyas Iyer hit 75 off 36 balls with seven fours and two sixes while Ravindra Jadeja hit 50 off 100 balls with six fours at the crease. The day’s game ended with six overs remaining. Kiwis bowlers Jameson 3, Southee took one wicket.
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