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Test Century on Debut for India

Every young boy in India dreams of playing cricket for the country, but only a few lucky and talented ones get to do it. Among these chosen stars, some shine brighter than others and accomplish the remarkable feat of scoring a century on their Test debut.

The most recent addition to this list is Yashasvi Jaiswal. The 21-year-old opening batsman from Maharashtra became only the 17th Indian cricketer in history to score a century on his Test Debut. Jaiswal put up a 200-run stand with skipper Rohit Sharma against West Indies in the first Test match en route to his century. At the end of Day 2, Jaiswal is currently batting on 143*(350) alongside Virat Kohli 36*(96).

Yashasvi Jaiswal, through this performance, has justified the faith of selectors. Although his selection in the Indian team and this performance isn’t a surprise as he had a brilliant season in domestic cricket where he scored 1,845 runs in 26 innings, including 9 centuries. However, he caught attention during the Indian T20 League 2023, scoring 625 runs at a blistering strike rate of 163.

Here is list of Indian cricketers who have scored a century on their Test Debut:

S. No PLAYER SCORE OPPOSITION YEAR
1. Lala Amarnath 118 England 1933
2. Deepak Shodhan 110 Pakistan 1952
3. Kripal Singh 100* New Zealand 1955
4. Abbas Ali Baig 112 England 1959
5. Hanumant Singh 105 England 1964
6. Gundappa Viswanath 137 Australia 1969
7. Surinder Amarnath 124 New Zealand 1976
8. Mohd Azharuddin 110 England 1984
9. Pravin Amre 103 South Africa 1992
10. Saurav Ganguly 131 England 1996
11. Virender Sehwag 105 South Africa 2001
12. Suresh Raina 120 Sri Lanka 2010
13. Shikhar Dhawan 187 Australia 2013
14. Rohit Sharma 177 West Indies 2013
15. Prithvi Shaw 134 West Indies 2018
16. Shreyas Iyer 105 New Zealand 2021
17. Yashasvi Jaiswal 143* West Indies 2023

 

As we witness the amazing talents of debut stars, they are surely making good progress in the world of fantasy cricket too. So as you create your fantasy teams, make sure to check the fantasy points of the players and choose the ones that will help you gain more points. Keep following their progress and keep playing fantasy cricket on MyTeam11, India’s most trusted fantasy app.

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