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Prithvi Shaw Impresses With A Century On Debut:- It turned out to be a dream debut for Prithvi Shaw after he slammed a century in his debut test match which started today against West Indies in Rajkot. Prithvi Shaw is the second youngest Indian cricketer to score a century on his debut. Prithvi Shaw became the 15th Indian cricketer to score a century in his first test match. Sachin Tendulkar scored it at 17 years and 107 days while Prithvi Shaw acheived it at 18 years and 329 days. Prithvi Shaw scored his century in 99 balls and he opened the innings with KL Rahul.
Prithvi Shaw's name has been placed beside legendary cricketers like Lala Amarnath, Mohammad Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly, Deepak Shodhan, AG Kirpal Singh, Abbas Ali Baig, Hanukant Singh, Gundappa Viswanath, Surinder Amarnath, Mohammad Azharuddin, Pravin Amre, Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma scored centuries on their debut. India won the toss and elected to bat first in the first test with West Indies. While Rahul walked out without opening his account, CA Pujara managed to get 86 runs in 130 runs. Prithvi Shaw and Pujara contributed 206 runs for the second wicket.