Former India batter Wasim Jaffer© Twitter
The first Test of the two-match collection between India and New Zealand commenced on Thursday on the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. After profitable the toss, India stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane elected to bat towards the Kane Williamson-led Kiwis. Meanwhile, former India batter Wasim Jaffer, who is thought for his humorous posts on social media, got here up with one other hilarious meme forward of the shut of the day’s play. Taking to Twitter, Jaffer trolled a spectator contained in the stadium through the use of a meme from a well-known Bollywood film.
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 25, 2021
With Rohit Sharma rested, and KL Rahul out injured, Shubman Gill and Mayank Agarwal opened the batting for the hosts.
While Agarwal was dismissed cheaply by Jamieson, Gill went on to attain his fourth Test half-century. He scored a high quality 52 earlier than Jamieson dismissed him as properly.
Cheteshwar Pujara’s wrestle continued as he solely handle to attain 26 earlier than knicking one to the keeper off a Tim Southee supply.
Rahane, who has additionally been below the scanner for his poor common up to now two years, began properly however did not play a giant knock. He scored 36 earlier than changing into Jamieson’s third sufferer on day one.
With India struggling at 145/4. debutant Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja steadied India’s ship, including an unbeaten 113 runs for the fifth wicket earlier than stumps had been referred to as on the opening day.
Iyer scored 75* to notch up his maiden Test half-century. Meanwhile, Jadeja continued his upward surge with a bat, smashing a high quality 50*.
India will resume play on day two at 258/4.
Topics talked about on this article