Staff India accomplished one more sequence whitewash, a fifth consecutive at house beneath the brand new all-format chief Rohit Sharma. India gained by 238 runs on Monday to beat Sri Lanka within the pink-ball Check in Bengaluru to assert the sequence and therefore win what was India’s final house contest in 2022. With India not enjoying a Check match till after the T20 World Cup in October, barring the one odd match in England, it’s time to try the long run and former India captain Sunil Gavaskar picked the “subsequent massive factor” in Indian cricket. (ALSO READ: IND vs SL: Rohit Sharma maintains his stance on ‘all-time nice’ Ashwin, explains why he is ‘legend’ of the sport’)

Shreyas Iyer carried out impressively within the Bengaluru Check scoring 92 and 67 within the two innings to turn out to be the primary Indian batter to attain two half-century scores in a single Day-Evening Check. 

On a difficult Chinnaswamy monitor that supplied uneven bounce and switch, Iyer laid the blueprint together with his 98-ball 92 within the first innings that helped India end with 252. Within the second innings, he scored an excellent 67 that noticed India set a goal of 477 in opposition to Sri Lanka. 

When requested if Iyer is the following massive factor in Indian cricket, Gavaskar, in dialog with Star Sports activities, replied saying, “Sure definitely, he’s wanting like that.” 

“As a result of anyone who performs the way in which he did…it is vitally engaging batting that he has, the photographs that he has. He is an efficient wanting younger man. So all of it factors to the truth that within the subsequent six-eight months he could possibly be the following massive factor in Indian cricket,” he added. 

Iyer was named the Participant of the Match for his effort within the second Check. 

“I’ve at all times dreamt about enjoying Check cricket for India, good feeling to come back and contribute, need to hold this going,” he stated within the post-match presentation.  

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