England New Opener Haseeb Hameed in India vs England Series 2016
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England's youngest opening batsman Haseeb Hameed scored his median half-century and shared century-partnership with Captain Alastair Cook in Rajkot Test. The right-hand batsman became the fifth youngest debutant and the youngest one to open a Test innings for England. He proved out to be unflappable in his debut Test. When looking at his bright side, England opener Haseeb Hameed has patience, technique and qualities all packed in a single container. In his very first Test, he left enough footmarks of having a bright future ahead.
England's opener Haseeb Hameed cut a promising figure on his debut Test against top-ranked India. He scored 31 in the first innings and 82 in the second. What a performance by an English debutant in Indian conditions! Assured of his footwork against spinners, the young debutant handled pacers' reserve swing as well without much trouble. Just turned 19, England's youngest opening batsman looked quite confident throughout his 82-run knock in the second innings and took his team to a massive total. Playing all technically, confidently and promisingly as a mature opener, England's latest cap cut a contrast to Ben Duckett, the man to open England's innings with Cook earlier Rajkot Test. Does he fit in England's opening slot? Yes, he does as the way he played in Rajkot was just spectacular.
Does Rajkot debutant Haseeb Hameed fit in the opening slot with experienced Alastair Cook?