Yashasvi Jaiswal played a brilliant century on his debut Test. At the end of the second day of the Dominica Test against the West Indies, Yashasvi Jaiswal returned unbeaten after scoring 143 runs. Yashasvi Jaiswal is the fourth-youngest player to score a century on Test debut for India. Yashasvi Jaiswal’s age is 21 years 196 days. But do you know who is the youngest batsman to score a century on Test debut for India? Actually, Prithvi Shaw is at the top of this list. When Prithvi Shaw scored a Test century against the West Indies in the year 2018, the Mumbai batsman was 18 years and 329 days old at the time.
At the same time, Abbas Ali Baig is at the second number on this list. Abbas Ali Baig made his debut against England in 1959 at Old Trafford. Abbas Ali Baig scored a century in this match. At that time, Abbas Ali Beg was 20 years and 126 days old. Former Indian player Gundappa Vishwanath is at number three. Gundappa Vishwanath made his test debut in the year 1969 against Australia. Gundappa Vishwanath scored a century in this match. At that time, Gundappa Vishwanath was 20 years and 276 days old. This match between India and Australia was played in Kanpur.
Former Indian Mohammad Azharuddin made his Test debut in the year 1984 in the match against England. Mohammad Azharuddin crossed the century mark in this match. At that time, Mohammad Azharuddin was 21 years and 327 days old. In this way, Mohammad Azharuddin was the fourth-youngest batsman to score a century in India’s debut test match. This match between India and England was played in Kolkata. At the same time, Yashasvi Jaiswal has now become the fourth-youngest batsman to score a century on Test debut for India.