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‘Probably good understanding’ – Twitter reacts after Shreyas Iyer said Sanju Samson and him had a good partnership

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The first ODI between India and New Zealand went in the hosts’ favour as they played a superb brand of cricket at Eden Park in Auckland. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and invited India to bat first.

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The visitors got off to a surreal start to the game in the form of Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill. Both the batters added 124 runs for the first wicket before Gill departed for half-century.

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Shikhar Dhawan scored 72 whereas Shreyas Iyer top-scored with 80 runs. On the other hand, Washington Sundar chipped in with a quickfire 37 off just 16 balls where he struck 3 fours and as many sixes.

Shreyas Iyer says Sanju Samson and him had a good partnership

In the end, Team India posted 306/7 in their designated quota of 50 overs. Tim Southee took 3 wickets to his name whereas Lockie Ferguson was the pick of the bowlers as he not only took 3 wickets but also bowled a maiden over.

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In response to India’s competitive target, New Zealand national cricket team largely benefitted from the services of Kane Williamson and Tom Latham, despite losing three wickets in the run-chase.

The duo added 221 runs for the fourth-wicket and helped the team chase down the target in 47.1 overs as New Zealand cricket team took the first lead in the three-match ODI series.

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After the game, Shreyas Iyer spoke about the productive partnership with his teammate Sanju Samson. Iyer who was the top run-getter for India in the first ODI said Sanju Samson and him had a good partnership.

The duo enjoyed batting well together not just in this game but also in the last ODI series as well. Iyer and Samson added 94-run stand for the fifth wicket before Samson departed for 36. Samson struck as many as 4 boundaries to his name.

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Here’s how Twitterati reacted to Shreyas Iyer’s statement:-

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