IND vs NZ, ODI: Shreyas Iyer loves the soil of New Zealand and he proved it again in the first match of the three-match ODI series against the Kiwis.
The last time when Team India came on New Zealand tour in the year 2020, even then Shreyas scored heavily for India in the three-match ODI series. He continued his excellent form and scored a half-century in the very first ODI on this tour.
Shreyas Iyer played a brilliant inning in the first ODI itself :-
This time Shreyas Iyer disappointed in the first T20 series played on New Zealand tour, but he made up for it in the first ODI. Shreyas played a brilliant innings for the team in the first ODI in Auckland and scored 80 runs in 76 balls, as well as hitting 4 sixes and 4 fours during his innings.
Became the first Indian to score 50+ in 4 consecutive ODIs :-
Shreya Iyer, with his 80, became the first Indian batsman to score 50 plus scores in four consecutive ODIs on New Zealand soil.
Shreyas Iyer has played a total of 4 ODIs on New Zealand soil so far and in these matches he has scored innings of 103, 52, 62 and 80 runs. Before Shreyas from India, no other batsman had played 50 plus innings in four consecutive ODIs.
Ramiz Raja was the first batsman to do so :-
At the same time, Shreyas also equaled former Pakistan cricket team batsman Rameez Raja. Before Shreyas Iyer, Ramiz Raja was the first batsman to score four or more consecutive 50-plus innings in ODIs on New Zealand soil, but now Shreyas Iyer has come on par with him and is the second foreigner in the world to do so on Kiwi soil. Became a batsman.