In the first match played in Kanpur, however, the Kiwi team, showing great competition, got the match drawn. But in the second test match played in Mumbai, India performed strongly and won. The hero of his victory was opener Mayank Agarwal, who batted brilliantly. With this batting, former India batsman and the next head of the National Cricket Academy, VVS. Laxman (VVS Laxman) has been very impressed.
Great batting by Mayank Agarwal
Indian team opener Mayank Agarwal batted brilliantly in the Mumbai Test match against New Zealand. Mayank scored 150 runs in the first innings and 62 runs in the second innings. However, he could not show anything special in the Kanpur Test match. But the way he dominated the Kiwi bowlers in Mumbai.
Fans of the game against spinners
Mayank batted brilliantly and scored runs in both the innings of the Mumbai Test match. During this, he also played the spinners of New Zealand well. Laxman has said that Mayank’s batting was unmatched against the spinners. “Mayank played some exceptional shots, especially against Aijaz Patel. Sixes from long-off and over extra cover were the best shots of his innings.
Debut made in Australia again out
Mayank made his Test debut during India’s tour of Australia in 2018. Earlier, he was also selected in Team India in the Test series played against West Indies in India. But he didn’t get a chance to play. Then he went to Australia with the team where he got a chance to make his Test debut in Melbourne. Mayank scored 76 runs in the first innings of this match. Played in Sydney In the next match, he again played a strong inning and scored 77 runs. When South Africa toured India in 2019, Mayank again scored runs.
VVS Laxman praises Mayank
At the same time, in the show Follow the Blues itself, VVS Laxman praised Mayank, saying, “I think the difference between Kanpur and Mumbai was that he made a few technical adjustments. So he went against Kyle Jameson and Tim Southee. Relied on the game plan as he was dismissed on off-stump and outside pitching deliveries in both innings at Kanpur.
Former batting coach Sanjay Bangar said
Former Team India batting coach Sanjay Bangar said, “Mayank Agarwal’s batting style was praiseworthy. He tackled the Wankhede pitch very skillfully, which had a lot of turn and bounce. The way he scored runs against Tim Southee. Created and faced them. He was the highlight of the match because Southee was someone who troubled India a lot in the first Test.”