Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer was seen in the first ODI against New Zealand in Auckland. While batting brilliantly, Shreyas played an inning of 80 runs on 76 balls. Shreyas hit four sixes and as many fours in this inning. The result of this innings of Shreyas was that the Indian team was able to score more than 300.
Shreyas came out to play for the fourth time in ODIs against New Zealand and he has scored 50 or more runs in all. After this brilliant innings, Shreyas has made a special record. Shreyas has now become only the second batsman in the world to score fifty or more for four consecutive times on New Zealand soil. In this case, Shreyas has asked former Pakistan cricketer Rameez Raja equaled the record of Raja had scored 50 plus in five consecutive innings on New Zealand soil.
Shreyas Iyer in One Day International in New Zealand:
103 runs, Hamilton 2020
52 runs, Auckland, 2020
62 runs, Mount Maunganui, 2020
80 runs, Auckland, 2022
Amazing game in the last eight innings
If we look at the last eight ODI innings of Shreyas Iyer, he has scored a lot of runs. In the last eight innings, this right-handed batsman has scored a total of 512 runs at an average of more than 85. During this, five half-centuries have come out of his bat. Overall Shreyas Iyer has scored 1379 runs in 34 matches at an average of 49.25. During this, two centuries and 13 half-centuries came out of his bat.
Shreyas Iyer’s last 8 innings (ODI)
Dhawan-Gil also did amazing batting
Talking about the match, the Indian team scored 306 runs for seven wickets in 50 overs. Apart from Shreyas, Shikhar Dhawan scored 72 and Shubman Gill scored 50 runs. In the last over, Washington Sundar also thrashed the Kiwi bowlers fiercely, scoring an unbeaten 37 off 16 balls which included three sixes and three fours. For New Zealand, Tim Southee and Lockie Ferguson dismissed three players each.