IND vs WI 2018: First Test - Day 1 : Statistical Highlights

All the major stats from the first day of First Test between India and West Indies in Rajkot.

Prithvi Shaw played an awesome knock of 134 runs on his Test debut against West Indies (photo - getty)

India are in a strong position in the first Test match against West Indies in Rajkot as the number one ranked side posted 364/4 on the first day and are looking good for a big score. The star of the day was debutant Prithvi Shaw who scored 134 runs off just 154 balls and became the youngest Indian player to score a hundred on Test debut.

The 18-year old opener added 206 runs with Cheteshwar Pujara (86) for the second wicket after the early loss of KL Rahul and put India in a strong position. Captain Virat Kohli (72*) and Rishabh Pant (17*) are at the crease and will look to post a big total on the board. 

All the major stats from the first day of First Test between India and West Indies in Rajkot :

3 - Prithvi Shaw became the third player ever to score a hundred on Test as well as on first-class debut. Shaw scored 120 on his first-class debut against Tamil Nadu last year at the same venue (Rajkot). 

Players to score a hundred on Test as well as on First Class debut -

Gundappa Viswanath (India)

Dirk Wellham (Australia)

Prithvi Shaw (India)

15 - Prithvi Shaw is the youngest and 15th Indian player to score a hundred on Test debut. 

18Y 329D - Prithvi Shaw at the age of 18 years and 329 days became the first Indian and overall fourth youngest player to score a hundred on Test debut. 

Youngest players to score a hundred on Test debut -

Mohammad Ashraful (17Y 61D) vs Sri Lanka at Colombo, 2001

Hamilton Masakadza (17Y 352D) vs West Indies at Harare, 2001

Saleem Malik (18Y 323D) vs Sri Lanka at Karachi, 1982

Prithvi Shaw (18Y 329D) vs West Indies at Rajkot, 2018

Youngest players to score a Test hundred -

Mohammad Ashraful (17Y 61D) vs Sri Lanka at Colombo, 2001

Mushtaq Mohammad (17Y 78D) vs India at Delhi, 1961

Sachin Tendulkar (17Y 107D) vs England at Manchester, 1990

Hamilton Masakadza (17Y 352D) vs West Indies at Harare, 2001

Imran Nazir (18Y 154D) vs West Indies at Bridgetown, 2000

Saleem Malik (18Y 323D) vs Sri Lanka at Karachi, 1982

Prithvi Shaw (18Y 329D) vs West Indies at Rajkot, 2018

26 - Virat Kohli has now scored 26 fifty plus score in Test cricket as captain - the second most for India.

Most fifty plus score by Indian captains in Test cricket -

MS Dhoni - 29

Virat Kohli - 26

Sunil Gavaskar - 25

Sourav Ganguly / Mohammad Azharuddin / MAK Pataudi - 18

99 - Number of balls Prithvi Shaw took to score his hundred - the third fastest hundred on Test debut.

Fastest hundred on Test debut (By balls) -

85 - Shikhar Dhawan vs Australia at Mohali, 2013

93 - Dwayne Smith vs South Africa at Cape Town, 2004

99 - Prithvi Shaw vs West Indies at Rajkot, 2018

105 - Matt Prior vs West Indies at Lord's, 2007


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 04 Oct, 2018

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