India opener Mayank Agarwal celebrated his 29th birthday on Sunday and a number of other members of the Indian cricket staff joined in to mark the event. In pictures shared by BCCI on their official Twitter deal with, the fitting-hander was seen celebrating his birthday alongside teammates Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini and two members of the teaching employees. Mayank’s face was coated with cake in the pictures, whereas Pant and Shaw had been seen pouring water on him.
Just birthday issues 😃😃
Happy Birthday, Mayank Agarwal 🍰🥞🎂 pic.twitter.com/fwAUc8G9yS
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 16, 2020
“Just birthday things. Happy Birthday, Mayank Agarwal,” the BCCI captioned the pictures.
Meanwhile, ,Mayank lastly discovered type for the primary time in New Zealand on the ultimate day of the Practice recreation towards New Zealand XI. After being dismissed for 1 in the primary innings, the fitting-hander was at his finest in the second dig and regarded flawless in his innings of 81 when he retired. Following the impressed efficiency of the Indian pacers, the batsmen stepped up on day three because the match ended in a draw.
“It was a good match, it was nice that we got a practice three-day game ahead of the Test series. Scoring runs is important, in the first innings, the wicket was tough and I got out early. But it was good that I got another opportunity in the second innings,” Mayank mentioned after the match.
“It has been a little different, I scored 81 in the second innings and I want to take that confidence into the Test series. Batting coach Vikram Rathour and I have talked about the areas that I need to get better in. I am happy that whatever I have worked on, is coming good now,” he additional added.
The two groups will play the primary Test from Thursday in Wellington.