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Dhawan’s magnificent debut

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Last Updated: Sat, Mar 16, 2013 14:22 hrs
​Dhawan

Indians scoring ton on Test debut:

Player Runs Opponents Venue Season
Lala Amarnath 118 England Mumbai 1933-34
Deepak Shodhan 110 Pakistan Kolkata 1952-53
Kripal Singh 100* New Zealand Hyderabad 1955-56

Abbas Ali Baig 

112 

England 

Manchester 

1959

Hanumant Singh 

105

`England 

Delhi 

1963-64 

Gundappa Viswanath

137

Australia 

Kanpur 

1969-70

Surinder Amarnath 

124

New Zealand

Auckland 

1975-76

Mohammad Azharuddin 

110

England 

Kolkata 

1984-85

Praveen Amre 

103

South Africa 

Durban 

1992-93

Sourav Ganguly 

131

England 

Lord’s 

1996

Virender Sehwag 

105

South Africa 

Bloemfontein 

2001-02

Suresh Raina 

120

Sri Lanka 

Colombo

2010

Shikhar Dhawan 

185 batting 

Australia 

Mohali 

2012-13 

Highest score on Test debut: 

Player Runs Opponents Venue Season
Tip Foster (England)

287

Australia

Sydney

1903-04

Jacques Rudolph (South Africa)

222*

Bangladesh

Chittagong

2002-03

Lawrence Rowe (West Indies)

214

New Zealand

Kingston 

1971-72

Mathew Sinclair (New Zealand)

214

West Indies

Wellington 

1999-00

Brendon Kuruppu (Sri Lanka)

201*

New Zealand 

Colombo 

1986-87

Shikhar Dhawan (India) 

185 batting 

Australia 

Mohali  

2012-13

Highest strike rate while scoring ton on debut: 

Player Runs Balls SR Opponents Venue Season

Shikhar Dhawan (India) 

185 batting 

168

110.11

Australia

Mohali 

2012-13

Dwayne Smith (West Indies) 

105*

105

100.00

South Africa

Cape Town 

2003-04

Matts Prior (England) 

126*

128

98.43

West Indies 

Lord’s 

1971-72

Mathew Sinclair (New Zealand)

214

123

91.86

West Indies

Khulna

2012-13

Basil Williams (West Indies) 

100

118

84.74

Australia 

Georgetown 

1977-78

 

 




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