Returning from an injury layoff, Iyer raced to his third ODI hundred off 86 balls.
Shreyas Iyer has certainly been on a rollercoaster ride ever since he returned to the Indian cricket team six months after his back surgery. Mumbai’s batsman endured many hardships before achieving a magnificent century.
His good timing in the match against Pakistan in the Asian Cup went straight to the expert. In the match against the same opponent in the Super Four, he was taken out of the game five minutes before kick-off due to back spasms. He played in the first ODI against Australia in Mohali.
Iyer hit 86 off 86 balls in the third ODI on Sunday as he returned from injury.
“A big, big car. Because at that time I believed in my abilities and feelings. I feel a bit lonely but I thank my physiotherapist, my coaches and my family for supporting me and I thank them for being there for me,” he told reporters later. His morale was lifted when he came back from his 90-ball 105 win.
“I really want to come back and I came back very strong. I was waiting for the tee time I had in the first few games to move on. I got this opportunity today and I’m grateful,” Ayer said.
“To be honest, I didn’t believe in my ability because I know I hit the wicket well, like I did against Pakistan in the beginning. It just changed, I knew it was coming, luckily I made it,” he added.
Gill and Iyer then made the most of the event by adding 200 runs for the second wicket in 27 overs. The duo hit 17 fours and 7 sixes.
Iyer praised his third ODI hundred and Shubman Gill was also praised.
“ This was one of my best matches, especially considering his injury. I’m looking forward to coming back and playing for the team. Zoo is a good thing for our platform, especially for me because I don’t have many games, here and the way it changes the starting lineup. It was simply magnificent. “We need to start the World Cup and he is in a good mental state, he followed the round-trip process,” he said.
I struggled at the end of the training match but left. Australia batting.
“I’m fine now but My grip is not good, I cannot control my hands. catcher) and hit the ball with my lower hand. “It was nerve-wracking, but I thought I was going to turn into a monster,” he said.