Stats : List of records made by Prithvi Shaw on his Test debut

Prithvi Shaw became the youngest player to score hundred on Test debut for India.

Prithvi Shaw became the youngest Indian player to score hundred on Test debut (photo - getty)

It was a dream debut for Prithvi Shaw as the Indian opener scored 134 runs against West Indies in the first Test at Rajkot and became the youngest Indian player to score a hundred on Test debut.

Overall Prithvi Shaw is the 15th Indian player to score hundred on Test debut. The 18-year-old Mumbai boy broke and set many records on his first day of international cricket. 

List of the records set by Prithvi Shaw on his Test debut:

15 - Prithvi Shaw became the 15th Indian player to score hundred on Test debut. And second after Rohit Sharma to score hundred on debut for India against West Indies.

Indian players who scored hundred on Test debut -

Lala Amarnath (118) vs England at Mumbai, 1933

Deepak Shodhan (110) vs Pakistan at Kolkata, 1952

AG Kripal Singh (100*) vs New Zealand at Hyderabad, 1955

Abbas Ali Baig (112) vs England at Manchester, 1959

Hanumant Singh (105) vs England at Delhi, 1964

Gundappa Viswanath (137) vs Australia at Kanpur, 1969

Surinder Amarnath (124) vs New Zealand at Auckland, 1976

Mohammad Azharuddin (110) vs England at Kolkata, 1984

Pravin Amre (103) vs South Africa at Durban, 1992

Sourav Ganguly (131) vs England at Lord's, 1996

Virender Sehwag (105) vs South Africa at Bloemfontein, 2001

Suresh Raina (120) vs Sri Lanka at Colombo, 2010

Shikhar Dhawan (187) vs Australia at Mohali, 2013

Rohit Sharma (177) vs West Indies at Kolkata, 2013

Prithvi Shaw (134) vs West Indies at Rajkot, 2018

18y 329d - Prithvi Shaw at the age of 18 years and 329 days is the youngest Indian and the overall fourth youngest player to score hundred on Test debut.

Youngest to score 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

Mohammad Wasim (19y 105d) vs New Zealand at Lahore, 1996

Youngest to score Test hundred for India -

Sachin Tendulkar (17y 107d) vs England at Manchester, 1990

Prithvi Shaw (18y 329d) vs West Indies at Rajkot, 2018

Kapil Dev (20y 18d) vs West Indies at Delhi, 1979

Abbas Ali Baig (20y 126d) vs England at Manchester, 1959

Madhav Apte (20y 137d) vs West Indies at Port of Spain, 1953

99 - Prithvi Shaw scored his maiden Test hundred in just 99 balls - the fifth fastest maiden Test hundred for India. 

Fastest maiden Test hundred for India (By balls) -

85 - Shikhar Dhawan vs Australia at Mohali, 2013

86 - Hardik Pandya vs Sri Lanka at Pallekele, 2017

93 - MS Dhoni vs Pakistan at Faisalabad, 2006

97 - Kris Srikkanth vs Australia at Sydney, 1986

99 - Prithvi Shaw vs West Indies at Rajkot, 2018

134 - Prithvi Shaw played an awesome knock of 134 runs off just 154 balls - the fourth-highest score on Test debut for India.

Highest score on Test debut for India -

187 - Shikhar Dhawan vs Australia at Mohali, 2013

177 - Rohit Sharma vs West Indies at Kolkata, 2013

137 - Gundappa Viswanath vs Australia, 1969

134 - Prithvi Shaw vs West Indies at Rajkot, 2018

131 - Sourav Ganguly vs England at Lord's, 1996


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 05 Oct, 2018

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