In the India vs West Indies first test, teenage sensation Prithvi Shaw announced his arrival in top-flight cricket by becoming the youngest Indian to score a Test century on debut and take the Indian cricket team to 364 for four against West Indies at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot.
Shaw is the seventh youngest worldwide batsman to score his first Test century.
Prithvi Shaw becomes the second youngest Indian to score a maiden test ton after the legendary Sachin Tendulkar. Later Shaw was out at his score of 134.
West Indies last won a Test match in India in 1984.
Shaw is the seventh youngest worldwide batsman to score his first Test century. Gabriel trapped his opening partner Rahul in front with a sharp incoming delivery to give the West Indies an early breakthrough.
Shaw reached his half-century off 56 balls, and Pujara scored his 19th test half-century off 67 balls as the duo scored at 5.32 runs per over in the morning session. Holder injured his ankle during the preparatory camp in Dubai, and in his absence, opener Kraigg Brathwaite was handed over the captaincy for the second time in Tests.
Meanwhile, Pujara poked at a wide ball and fell for 86 off 130 balls, giving fast bowler Sherman Lewis his first test wicket.More news: Chinese Foreign Ministry Revalidates Rejection to Illegal Entry US
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Shaw steered the team to 180/1 just after the lunch break.
He was out trying to drive legspinner Devendra Bishoo but only chipping straight back to the bowler.
India opener Lokesh Rahul was out in the first over for a duck, but Shaw and Pujara cruised, putting on 206 runs together.
He built a solid partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara.
After losing the Test series in England, a Virat Kohli-less India won the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
On 232 for three at tea, India subdued the Windies in the final session thanks to a 105-run, fourth-wicket stand between the enterprising Kohli and Rahane.
With the knock of his 24th hundred, Kohli, who is on 103*, has surpassed former Australian Captain Steve Smith's tally of 6,199 Test runs.