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Prithvi Shaw and 14 other Indian batsmen who scored hundreds on Test debut

DECCAN CHRONICLE WITH AGENCY INPUTS
Published Oct 5, 2018, 11:54 am IST
Updated Oct 5, 2018, 11:54 am IST
The 18-year-old Mumbai batsman scored 134 runs to push West Indies on the backfoot on Day 1 of the Rajkot Test.
18-year-old Prithvi Shaw made a dream Test debut as he scored a hundred against West Indies on Day one of the first Test in Rajkot. (Photo: PTI)
 18-year-old Prithvi Shaw made a dream Test debut as he scored a hundred against West Indies on Day one of the first Test in Rajkot. (Photo: PTI)

Rajkot: 18-year-old Prithvi Shaw made a dream Test debut as India dominated West Indies on Day one of the first Test at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Thursday. 

The Mumbai batsman, who has been tipped to achieve great things, scored a commanding hundred on debut and became the 15th Indian to score a ton on Test debut.

 

Here's the list of the Indian batsmen, who have scored centuries on their Test debut:

Player                        Score   Opponent      Venue          Year

1) Lala Amarnath         118       England        Mumbai         1933

 

2) Deepak Shodhan        110    Pakistan       Kolkata          1952

3) AG Kripal Singh       100*    New Zealand    Hyderabad   1955

4) Abbas Ali Baig        112    England        Manchester     1959

5) Hanumant Singh        105    England        Delhi          1964

 

6) Gundappa Viswanath    137    Australia      Kanpur         1969

7) Surinder Amarnath     124    New Zealand    Auckland       1976

8) Mohammad Azharuddin   110    England        Kolkata        1984

9) Pravin Amre           103    South Africa   Durban         1992

 

10) Sourav Ganguly        131    England        Lord's         1996

11) Virender Sehwag       105    South Africa   Bloemfontein   2001

12) Suresh Raina          120    Sri Lanka      Colombo (SSC)  2010

13) Shikhar Dhawan        187    Australia      Mohali         2013

 

14) Rohit Sharma          177    West Indies    Kolkata        2013

15) Prithvi Shaw          134    West Indies    Rajkot         2018

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