India vs Australia: Shreyas Iyer gets Test call for Dharamsala
New Delhi : Mumbai's top-order batsman Shreyas Iyer’s 202 against Australia during the practice match has helped his get a Test call for 4th Test at Dharamsala. Iyer has been called as cover up for injured Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who injured his shoulder during fielding in Ranchi Test.
The right handed opener, shot to limelight when he was bagged by Delhi Daredevils in the 2015 IPL auction for a whopping sum of Rs 2.6 Crore. Iyer scored 439 runs from 14 games, and also winning the Emerging Player of the Year award.
Iyer, in his short domestic career, has been one of the most consistent performers in the Ranji Trophy circuit, top-scoring for his state side Mumbai in all three seasons. In his first Ranji season, he topped the charts with 809 runs which saw Mumbai reach the semi-final of the tournament. In the following season, his hundred in the final ensured Mumbai won their 41st title.