After watching Iyer making his debut in the longest format of the game, Ricky Ponting took to his social media and showered praises on his ward.
Ponting quoted the BCCI video of Iyer’s debut cap ceremony on Twitter and wrote: “Having seen all the work you’ve put in over the last few years, very well deserved and only the beginning for you mate. Proud of you @ShreyasIyer15.”
Here, check out Ponting’s special tweet in appreciation for Shreyas Iyer:
— Ricky Ponting AO (@RickyPonting) November 25, 2021
Shreyas Iyer had a stunning, record-breaking Test debut as he slammed a century in the first innings and a half-century in the second, the first Indian to do so on his Test debut.