The way it was expected from the young opener of the Indian cricket team, Yashasvi Jaiswal, this young man did the same. This 21-year-old batsman started his Test career with a bang. By scoring a century in the first innings of the very first match, this young man made a place in the list of veterans.
The two-match Test series being played between India and West Indies is going to be memorable for young Yashasvi Jaiswal. He is not going to forget this tour for the rest of his life. Yashasvi got a chance to debut in the first match of the series being played in Dominica. In the first innings of the very first match of his career, this youngster played a blistering innings.- (BCCI TWITTER)
Yashasvi Jaiswal became the 306th Indian to play in a Test match. Against the West Indies, he was selected by the selectors in the team by excluding veterans like Cheteshwar Pujara. Yashasvi’s match was confirmed after the ouster of an experienced player struggling with poor form. Captain Rohit Sharma announced his debut a day before the match. – (Yashasvi Jaiswal Instagram)
Yashasvi Jaiswal played a blistering century in the first innings of the debut Test match itself. The young man, who opened the account by hitting a four on the 16th ball, played 104 balls and completed Fifty with the help of 7 fours. Even after completing fifty runs, Yashasvi did not make many changes in his game. Till lunch, the young opener was scoring 62 runs. -AP
Yashasvi Jaiswal became just the third player to score a century in a debut match while opening for India. Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw had scored centuries while making their Test debut. Dhawan played an inning of 187 against Australia in the year 2013. Prithvi Shaw scored a century in 2018 while making his debut against the West Indies.-AP
Yashasvi Jaiswal became the 17th player to score a century in the debut test for India. Lala Amarnath was the first batsman from India to score a century on debut. The record of scoring a debut century on foreign soil is recorded in the name of Abbas Ali Baig. The record of playing the biggest innings on the debut test is recorded in the name of Shikhar Dhawan.