Prithvi Shaw Becomes Youngest Indian To Score Test Century On Debut

Prithvi Shaw Becomes Youngest Indian To Score Test Century On Debut

Prithvi Shaw Becomes Youngest Indian To Score Test Century On Debut 

New Delhi: On Thursday, Prithvi Shaw made history by becoming the youngest Indian to score a Test century on debut. The 18 years and 329 days old Shaw reached the historic three-figure mark off just 99 balls against the Windies on Day 1 of the opening Test at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot.  Abbas Ali Baig, the record was previously held by who at the age of 20 years 131 days, scored a half-century against England in Manchester in 1959.

 


The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat first. The Indian team did'nt got off to a great start, after losing the early wicket of KL Rahul for a duck in the very first over of the match. However, Shaw and Cheteshwar Pujara made sure there were no more trouble for India with the duo batting brilliantly to take India to 133 for one at lunch on Day 1.

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