Stats : Highest individual scores in Youth Test cricket

India U19 batsman Pawan Shah posted the highest score by an Indian batsman in Youth Test cricket.

India U19 batsman Pawan Shah scored 282 runs against SL U19 in the second Youth Test match. (Photo - Sri Lanka twitter)

The two Youth Test match series is being played between Sri Lanka U19 and India U19 in Sri Lanka. In the first Youth Test match at Colombo, India U19 beat the hosts by an innings and 19 runs. And the second Youth Test is being played in Hambantota and in the first innings of this match India U19's batsman Pawan Shah scored 282 runs, which is the highest individual score for India at this level and second highest of all time.

Here is a look at highest individual scores in Youth Test cricket:

Highest individual scores in Youth Test cricket -Australia's Clinton Peake is the only batsman to score 300 at U19 level. (Photo - The Age)

 Player    Team    Runs    Against    Venue    Year  
 Clinton Peake  AUS U19  304*  IND U19  Melbourne   1995
 Pawan Shah  IND U19  282  SL U19  Hambantota  2018
 Mathew Dowman  ENG U19  267  WI U19  Hove  1993
 Kevin Sharp  ENG YC  260*  WI YC  Worcester  1978
 Gordon Muchall  ENG U19   254  IND U19  Cardiff  2002
 Tanmay Srivastava    IND U19  220  PAK U19  Peshawar  2006
 Josh Cobb  ENG U19  220  BAN U19  Scarborough   2009
 Yashodha Lanka  SL U19  213  ENG U19   Colombo   2011
 Gautam Gambhir   IND U19  212  ENG U19  Chennai  2001
 Cheteshwar Pujara  IND U19  211    ENG U19  Jamshedpur  2005

 

Highest individual scores in Youth Test cricket for India -Both Gautam Gambhir and Cheteshwar Pujara have scored double hundreds for both India U19 and India senior team in Tests. (Photo - getty)

 Player   Team   Runs   Against    Venue    Year  
 Pawan Shah  IND U19   282  SL U19  Hambantota   2018
 Tanmay Srivastava   IND U19  220  PAK U19  Peshawar   2006
 Gautam Gambhir  IND U19  212  ENG U19  Chennai  2001
 Cheteshwar Pujara  IND U19  211  ENG U19  Jamshedpur  2005
 Abhinav Mukund  IND U19  205  SL U19  Kandy  2007

By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 26 Jul, 2018

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