India vs West Indies stats: Rohit Sharma 3rd Indian to slam ton on debut at Eden Gardens

Rohit Sharma slammed 127 not out to help India take a 120-run lead over West Indies on Day 2 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

updated: November 07, 2013 18:16 IST
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Rohit Sharma and R AshwinRohit Sharma's 127 not out off 228 balls is the highest score by an Indian batsman on Test debut against the West Indies. In fact, he became the first Indian batsman to record a hundred on Test debut against the West Indies.

# Overall, Rohit is the 14th Indian batsman to accomplish the aforesaid feat on Test debut.

# Rohit's splendid knock is the fourth highest by an Indian batsman on debut in Tests. Shikhar Dhawan's 187 vs Australia at Mohali in March 2013 remains the highest by an Indian on Test debut. (Day 2 report)

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