Indian Express – By:
Sports Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 4, 2018 10:26:41 Prithvi Shaw celebrates his century on day one of the 1st Test against West Indies.

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  • By: Sports Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 4, 2018 10:26:41 Prithvi Shaw celebrates his century on day one of the 1st Test against West Indies.
  • (Source: PTI)Prithvi Shaw effortlessly lived up to the billing of a “prodigious talent” as he became the youngest Indian to score a century on Test debut and put the hosts in the driving seat in the opening match against a depleted West Indies side at Rajkot on Thursday.
  • In the process, Shaw became the fourth-youngest overall to score a ton on his Test debut and became the 15th Indian to hit a century on debut.
  • ALSO READ | Prithvi Shaw dedicates maiden Test hundred to dadWhile Shaw’s ton will be remembered for a long time, let’s take a look at other prominent Indian cricketers who belted century on their debuts.
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