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Indian batsmen who scored century on their Test debut

New Delhi:   Charles Bannerman became the first player to achieve this when he scored 165 not out against England during the first ever Test match, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in March 1877.  For India,

PTI PTI Updated on: September 09, 2014 8:10 IST

Deepak Shodhan, 110

Shodhan was a left hand batsman and occasional medium pace bowler. He was the second Indian batsman, after Lala Amarnath, to score a hundred on Test debut. 

He was selected against Pakistan on the weight of the 89* that he scored for West Zone against the Pakistanis earlier in the tour.

At Calcutta in a curious Indian innings where every batsman reached double figures, Shodhan scored 110 batting at No.8 .

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