Prithvi Shaw becomes the first player to score the century on Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, and Test debut: Prithvi Shaw scored a century in Rajkot and left behind his ideal Sachin Tendulkar.
The young Indian batsman, Prithvi Shaw made a spectacular start of his Test career by scoring a century in Rajkot against the West Indies. He completed his first Test century in just 99 balls. Along with that, he got his name recorded in the record books. Shaw became the youngest Indian batsman to score centuries in Test debut for India. At the same time, he became the second Indian batsman to score centuries for India in Test cricket after Sachin Tendulkar. The team is considered as the new star of Team India, In one case, Prithvi left behind Sachin Tendulkar.
Sachin Tendulkar had started his cricket career in a very good manner in the eighties. Sachin made his debut in domestic cricket with a century in his debut. Playing for Mumbai in 1987-88, Sachin scored a century in his first match in Ranji Trophy, Dilip Trophy, and the Irani Trophy. He was the first Indian player to do this.
After 30 years, another small player from Mumbai has done a big job like Sachin. Prithvi made a century by debuting for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy semi-finals. After this, he started the Dilip Trophy with a hundred. In such a way, people thought that they would equalize Sachin’s record by making a century in the Irani Trophy debut. But Shaw was able to score only 51 runs in that match.
But the Prithvi has now surpassed Sachin in the test debut with a century. Sachin had only scored 15 runs in the debut against Pakistan. The success of domestic and list A cricket has taken the Prithvi ahead. He is the second most inexperienced Indian cricketer to play for India after Sachin. Sachin had only test debuted after playing 9 first class games. Shaw has achieved this feat after playing 14 first-class matches.
On 11 December 1988, Sachin scored an unbeaten 100 in the Ranji debut at the age of 15 years and 232 against Gujarat. He became the youngest Indian to score a century in debut in first-class cricket.
Apart from the Prithvi, In Test cricket, Century in a World Cricket and in first-class cricket has been done by Gundappa Vishwanath and former Australia batsman Drink Welham. Drak Whelham had scored a century (103) against England at the Oval in 1981. At the same time, Gundappa Vishwanath scored 137 runs against Kanpur in Australia in 1969. At the same time, he scored a double hundred in Ranji debut.