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:

Player Score Opposition Venue Year
Deepak Shodhan 110 Pakistan Kolkata 1952
AG Kripal Singh 100* New Zealand Hyderabad 1955
Hanumant Singh 105 England Delhi 1964
Surinder Amarnath 124 New Zealand Auckland 1976
Mohammad Azharuddin 110 England Kolkata 1984/85
Pravin Amre 103 South Africa Durban 1992
Sourav Ganguly 131 England Lord’s 1996
Virender Sehwag 105 South Africa Bloemfontein 2001
Suresh Raina 120 Sri Lanka Colombo-SSC 2010
Shikhar Dhawan 187 Australia Mohali 2013
Rohit Sharma 177 West Indies Kolkata 2013
Prithvi Shaw 134 West Indies Rajkot 2018
Shreyas Iyer 105 New Zealand Kanpur 2021
Yashasvi Jaiswal 110* West Indies Roseau (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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