India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer tries hard in the nets ahead of his Test debut. look | cricket news

India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer with Rahul Dravid during the net session.© Twitter

With Shreyas Iyer set to make his Test debut on Thursday, the Team India management may see another dimension of the stylish Delhi Capitals (DC) batsman. India’s first Test match will be against New Zealand at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. With several senior players like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma being rested, Ajinkya Rahane updated fans about Iyer’s debut during the pre-match press conference. On Wednesday, the BCCI took to social media to show fans that Iyer is working hard in the nets for his Test debut. The video was captioned, “All set to don the go well go well, @ShreyasIyer15!”.

Here is the video of Iyer training in the nets for Team India:

The team management has also rested Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami and new head coach Rahul Dravid will have to think about his playing XI.

Meanwhile, the spin trio of Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are available for selection in the playing XI.

Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav are expected to lead India’s pace department against the Blackcaps.


The hosts have also been affected by the injury of KL Rahul, who has been replaced by Suryakumar Yadav. In the absence of Kohli, Rohit and Rahul, the responsibility of scoring runs will be on Cheteshwar Pujara, Rahane, Shubman Gill and Mayank Agarwal. Mayank is expected to open the batting with young Gill.

After the first Test match, the second match of this two-match series will start from December 3 and it is going to be held at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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