Sun. Apr 21st, 2019

Indians Who Made Century on Debut.

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 Indians Who Made Century on Debut

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India’s 94-year-old Test cricket history has been presented with 15 occasions when a debutante  has announced his arrival by reaching the three-figure mark. Today Prithvi Shaw became youngest Indian Player who made century on debut. 14 Indian Player also did that in past .

 Here is the list of those player who made century on his debut

1-Lala Amarnath : Lala Amarnath was the first cricketer to score a Test century for India . He did this in 1933 Against England.

2-Deepak Shodhan:  Deepak Shondhan was the 2nd Indian who made century on debut against Pakistan in 1952

3-Amritsar Govindsingh Kripal Singh: A.G Kripal Singh had made century against New Zealand In 1995 .

4-Abbas Ali Baig: The first Indian cricketer to hit a century on his debut while touring against England in 1959 .

5-Hanumant Singh:  Hanumant Singh was 5th Indian Player who Made 100 on Debut. He did this In 1963 against England.

6-Gundappa Vishwanath: One of India’s finest batsmen .Making his debut against Australia in the Kanpur Test in 1969, Vishwanath was dismissed for a duck in the first innings, but set the records straight in the second scoring 137.

7-Surender Amarnath: Like his Father Lala Amarnath, Surendra Amarnath was also made century on debut against New Zealand in 1975.

8-Mohammad Azharuddin: Mohammad Azharuddin has the distinction of scoring a century in each of his first three Tests. His debut hundred  was scored against England at the Eden Gardens in 1984.

9-Pravin Amre: Pravin scored his century against South Africa in 1992 . He was the 9th Indian Player who score century on debut.

10-Sourav Ganguly:Sourav  Ganguly was the 10th Indian who made century on his debut and the 3rd Batsman  to score a century on debut at the Lord’s. He did this against England in 1996.

11-Virender Sehwag:  Virendra Sehwag scored his debut century against South Africa in 2001 .

12-Suresh Raina:Suresh Raina  hit a brilliant 120 to become the 12th Indian to make a Test century on debut against Sri Lanka in 2010.

13-Shikhar Dhawan:Shikhar Dhawan was the 13th Indian Player who made century on his debut. He did this against Australia in 2013 .Dhawan scored the fastest century ever on Test debut, off 85 balls, breaking the long-held record of Gundappa Viswanath (137 vs Australia at Kanpur, 1969).

14-Rohit Sharma:Rohit Sharma made his Test debut at Eden Gardens in Kolkata against the West Indies in 2013. He scored a 177 which was the second-best score on debut by an Indian behind Shikhar Dhawan.

15- Prithvi Shaw: Prvithvi Shaw become 15th Indian who made century on debut and youngest Indian Player who made century on debut. He did this against West Indies in Oct 2018.

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