List of Indian Batters Who Scored Centuries in Their Test Debut – Indian Team Test Records

Indian Batters Who Scored Centuries in Their Test Debut : In the ongoing first Test match between India and West Indies in Dominica, the Indian team has showcased a dominant performance. The opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal recorded an outstanding partnership of 229 runs, with Yashasvi Jaiswal achieving a century in his debut Test match. West Indies, on the other hand, was bundled out for just 150 runs, with Ravi Ashwin shining as a star bowler with a five-wicket haul in the first innings.

Let’s take a look at the list of Indian batters who have scored centuries in their debut Test match. Yashasvi Jaiswal becomes the 14th Indian batsman to achieve this remarkable feat in his debut Test innings, and the 17th Indian batsman to score a century in their debut Test match.

Indian Batters Who Scored Centuries in Their Test Debut Innings:

PlayerScoreOppositionVenueYear
Deepak Shodhan110PakistanKolkata1952
AG Kripal Singh100*New ZealandHyderabad1955
Hanumant Singh105EnglandDelhi1964
Surinder Amarnath124New ZealandAuckland1976
Mohammad Azharuddin110EnglandKolkata1984/85
Pravin Amre103South AfricaDurban1992
Sourav Ganguly131EnglandLord’s1996
Virender Sehwag105South AfricaBloemfontein2001
Suresh Raina120Sri LankaColombo-SSC2010
Shikhar Dhawan187AustraliaMohali2013
Rohit Sharma177West IndiesKolkata2013
Prithvi Shaw134West IndiesRajkot2018
Shreyas Iyer105New ZealandKanpur2021
Yashasvi Jaiswal110*West IndiesRoseau (Ongoing)2023

Apart from these debut innings centuries, three Indian players have scored a century in their debut Test match but not in their debut innings:

  • Lala Amarnath – 118 vs England in Mumbai (1933)[^2^]
  • Abbas Ali Baig – 112 vs England in Manchester (1959)[^2^]
  • GR Viswanath – 137 vs Australia in Kanpur (1969)[^2^]

The achievement of scoring a century on Test debut is a remarkable feat in cricket, and these Indian batsmen have left their mark in the history of the game.

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