Prithvi Shaw slams century, second youngest Indian to do so on Test debut
Teenager Prithvi Shaw became the second youngest Indian to score a century on Test debut against West Indians.
Rajkot: Teenager Prithvi Shaw became the second youngest Indian to score a century on Test debut against West Indians here Thursday. First Indian cricketer was Sachin Tendulkar in the age of 17 in Manchester against England.
He was not facing one of the best attacks but the 18-year-old Shaw gave ample evidence of his brilliance as he became youngest cricketer to score half-century.
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Cheteshwar Pujara too looked at ease at the other end and was on 56 off 74 balls as India scored at 5.32 runs per over in the morning session comprising 25 overs.
Shaw, who became the 293rd cricketer to represent India in Tests, showed supreme confidence from ball one, on which he offered a watchful leave. (PTI)