Shreyas Iyer scored a century against Sri Lanka

Shreyas Iyer, who was struggling with form in the World Cup 2023, made a brilliant comeback on his home ground. Batting at number four, Iyer scored 82 runs in 56 balls against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium. He has scored 3 centuries and 6 half-centuries. Iyer was unlucky to miss out on a century at the Wankhede Stadium. Iyer was caught out by Dilshan Madhushanka on the ball of Mahesh Diksha and sent back to the pavilion.

Iyer completed his half-century in 36 balls.

India’s score was 196 runs for 3 wickets when Iyer came out to bat. Iyer took full advantage of this phase and started scoring runs quickly in the beginning. Iyer completed his half-century with the help of 2 fours and 4 sixes in 36 balls. After this, it seemed that he was fast approaching his century, but his attempt to hit a six failed, but he returned to the pavilion after taking the team beyond 300 runs.

Iyer scored runs even in difficult conditions

Iyer had scored 0,25*, 53*, 19,33 and 4 runs in the last 6 matches. He scored 53* against Pakistan in Ahmedabad. This is Iyer’s second half-century in the current World Cup. Iyer has now scored 216 runs in the World Cup at an average of 43.20 and strike rate of 100.93. This includes two half-centuries.

Shreyas Iyer became the third fastest batsman to score 2,000 runs in ODIs. He is the third fastest Indian to score 2,000 runs in ODIs. Shubhman Gill was the fastest player to reach 2,000 runs in 38 innings. Whereas Shikhar Dhawan, who was in second place, had to play 46 innings for this.