Shreyas Iyer Century: Shreyas played a century ins and together with Ishan break the record of Tendulkar and Dravid
Team India’s middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer is showing a great game and is consistently scoring runs for India in the ODI format. Shreyas’s run-making streak continues against South Africa and now he has scored a century in Ranchi ODI. This was the second century of Shreyas Iyer’s ODI cricket career, while he scored the first century of his ODI career against Proteas.
In the second ODI in Ranchi, Indian batsman Ishan Kishan missed out on a century and was dismissed for 93, but Shreyas Iyer made up his mind and scored a century. Shreyas Iyer completed his 100 runs in 103 balls in this match and during this time he hit 14 fours and he completed his century with fours.
Not only this, Shreyas Iyer made a brilliant century partnership of 161 runs with Ishan Kishan for the third wicket and brought the team on the path of victory. Shreyas Iyer played an unbeaten innings of 113 runs in 111 balls with the help of 15 fours and helped India win by 7 wickets. At the same time, Sanju Samson also scored an unbeaten 30 with the help of a six and a four.
Shreyas Iyer scored the first century of his ODI cricket career against New Zealand in Hamilton in 2020 and scored 103 runs. Now after two years of this, he scored his second century of ODI career. At the same time, in this ODI series against South Africa, Shreyas Iyer scored a half-century in the first match, while in the second match he succeeded in scoring a century.
Shreyas and Ishan break Sachin and Dravid’s record
Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer put on 161 runs for the third wicket in this match and both of them left behind Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. Shreyas and Ishan shared the second highest partnership for the third wicket in ODIs against South Africa and Sachin and Dravid went to number three. At the same time, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane have the record of making the highest partnership for India for the third wicket in ODIs against South Africa.
Top 3 partnership for the third wicket for India against South Africa in ODIs-
189 runs – Virat Kohli/Ajinkya Rahane
161 runs – Ishan Kishan/Shreyas Iyer
158 runs – Sachin Tendulkar/Rahul Dravid