India batter Shreyas Iyer on Friday scored a hundred in his debut Test match against New Zealand at Green Park.

Iyer, who received his cap from Sunil Gavaskar on Day 1, reached the mark off 157 balls.

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He is now the 112th batter overall and 16th Indian to achieve the feat after Lala Amarnath, Deepak Shodhan, AG Kripal Singh, Abbas Ali Baig, Hanumant Singh, Gundappa Vishwanath, Surender Amarnath, Mohammad Azharuddin, Pravin Amre, Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and Prithvi Shaw.

He is, however, only the second batter on the elite list to have reached the milestone at the same venue after Vishwanath.

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