Test cricket is considered to be the most important part of international cricket. Test cricket was started in the year 1877 from March. The first test match in international cricket was played between Australia and England. In this match, Australian batsman Charles Bannerman scored the first century of this format. He scored 169 runs in the match against England. In this format, many players later played a century. Today we will tell you about the 16 Indian players who scored a century in their debut test.
Lala Amarnath scored the first Test century for India. He scored a century of 118 runs against England in the year 1933.
Indian batsman Deepak Shodan scored 110 runs in his debut Test against Pakistan in 1952 after independence.
AG Kripal Singh
AG Kripal Singh scored 100 runs in his debut test match against New Zealand in the year 1955. The special thing was that he did not hit a single boundary in this innings.
Abbas Ali Baig
Abbas Ali Baig scored a century in his debut Test against England in 1959. This was the only century of Baig’s Test career.
Hanumant Singh scored his first Test century in 1964, scoring 105 runs against England. He had hit 16 fours in this innings.
Gundappa Vishwanath also scored 137 runs in his debut Test against Australia in Kanpur in 1969. He scored this century in the second innings.
Surinder Amarnath also scored 124 runs in his debut test in the year 1976. He played this innings against New Zealand. In this innings, he hit 16 fours and 1 *****.
Former India captain Azharuddin also scored 110 runs in his debut Test against England. He became the eighth Indian to do so.
Pravin Amre scored 103 runs in his debut Test against South Africa in 1992. He had hit 11 fours in this innings.
The current BCCI chief and former India captain Sourav Ganguly also played a memorable innings of 131 runs against England at Lord’s in 1996.
Former Indian team opener Virender Sehwag also played an innings of 105 against South Africa in the year 2001 in his debut Test.
Former India cricketer Suresh Raina scored 120 runs in his first Test in 2010. Raina hit 12 fours and 2 sixes in this innings.
Indian team opener Shikhar Dhawan also played a brilliant innings of 187 runs against Australia in the year 2013. India also won this match by 6 wickets.
Indian team’s current opener Rohit Sharma also played an innings of 177 runs against West Indies in his debut Test match in 2013. He hit 23 fours and 1 ***** in this innings.
Indian team’s young batsman Prithvi Shaw also played an innings of 134 runs in the year 2018 against West Indies in his debut Test match.
India’s promising young batsman Shreyas Iyer scored 105 runs in his debut Test against New Zealand today. He became the 16th Indian player to be included in this list.