18 year -old Pritivi Shaw showed why he is touted as bright prospect for the future . The youngster could not have hoped for a better start to his Test career hitting a brilliant ton on debut at Rajkot against the West Indies in the first Test of the series .
He scored a fluent 134 off 154 balls and added 206 for the second wicket with Cheteshwar Pujara, who made 86 as India took command after skipper Virat Kohli won the toss. Opener K L Rahul , who scored the fine hundred at Oval in the Last final Test was out for no score. Ajinkya Rahane scored 41.
Building Shaw’s impressive ton, India closed the day at 364 for 4. Skipper Virat Kohli unbeaten on 72 and Rishabh Pant unbeaten on 17.