In the first Test match between India and the West Indies in Dominica, the Indian team’s domination is evident. Not only did they showcase excellent bowling, but their batting prowess was also on full display. After dismissing the West Indies for a mere 150 runs, Team India’s openers unleashed a fierce attack on the Caribbean bowlers.

Making his debut, Yashasvi Jaiswal scripted history by scoring a century in his very first innings. With this century, he etched his name in a special list.

The 21-year-old talented opening batsman, Yashasvi Jaiswal, smashed a century in his debut Test innings. It is a rare feat for Indian players to achieve this milestone in their debut matches played outside India.

Now, Jaiswal joins the elite list of Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Abbas Ali Baig, Praveen Amre, and Surinder Amarnath, who have also achieved this feat. Jaiswal becomes the seventh player to accomplish this remarkable achievement.

Jaiswal reached his century after facing 215 deliveries against the West Indies. Throughout his innings, he hit 11 boundaries. While Jaiswal is known for his explosive batting in the IPL, he displayed great patience and skill while playing Test cricket. It seemed like he played no loose shots during his innings.

WATCH: Jaiswal celebration on his debut test match 100

If we talk about his performance in the IPL, Jaiswal had a remarkable season in IPL 2023. He scored a breathtaking 428 runs at a strike rate of 165. It was his stellar performance in this IPL season that earned him a place in the Indian team. In addition to Test cricket, Yashasvi Jaiswal is also part of the T20 squad against the West Indies.

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s century in his debut Test match is a testament to his talent and potential. It marks the beginning of what could be a promising career for the young batsman. As he continues to make strides in international cricket, cricket fans around the world eagerly anticipate his future performances.

By Ritik Sharma

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