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Shreyas Iyer 16th Indian To Score Century On Test Debut; Know Others

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Kanpur: India batter Shreyas Iyer became India’s 16th batter to hit a ton on debut in Tests when he scored 105 against New Zealand in the First Test at the Green Park Stadium on Friday.

However, 15 more batters in the history of Indian cricket have scored a ton in the debut Test.

Here Is the list:

  1. Lala Amarnath 118 vs England (1933)
  2. Deepak Shodan 110 vs Pakistan (1952)
  3. AG Kripal Singh 100* vs New Zealand (1955)
  4. Abbas Ali Baig 112 vs England (1959)
  5. Hanumant Singh 105 vs England (1964)
  6. Gundappa Viswanath 137 vs Australia (1969)
  7. Surinder Amarnath 124 vs New Zealand (1976)
  8. Mohammad Azharuddin 110 vs England (1984)
  9. Pravin Amre 103 vs South Africa (1992)
  10. Sourav Ganguly 131 vs England (1996)
  11. Virender Sehwag 105 vs South Africa (2001)
  12. Suresh Raina 120 vs Sri Lanka (2010)
  13. Shikhar Dhawan 187 vs Australia (2013)
  14. Rohit Sharma 127 vs West Indies (2013)
  15. Prithvi Shaw 134 vs West Indies (2018)
  16. Shreyas Iyer 105 vs New Zealand (2021)

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