Teenager Prithvi Shaw became the youngest Indian to score a century on debut in the first Test against West Indies in Rajkot on Thursday. Kohli looked set for another hundred and was batting alongside Rishabh Pant (17 not out off 21) at close of play as India scored at the rate of 4.08 runs per over in 89 overs.
After India opted to bat first, Prithvi opened the innings with Lokesh Rahul.
On 232 for three at tea, India subdued the Windies in the final session thanks to a 105-run, fourth-wicket stand between the enterprising Kohli and Rahane. He is second youngest Indian after Sachin Tendulkar to make a Test century. However, Pujara couldn't reach to his hundred as he departed for 86 runs.
18-year-old Prithvi Shaw made best use of the flat track to score a century on Test debut.
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And Shaw finally departed in the final over before the break when he tamely chipped a return catch to Bishoo. The Mumbai lad reached the milestone in just 56 balls.
Shaw and Pujara added 206 runs for the second wicket as the tourists were sent on a leatherhunt for large parts of the second session. The right-hander reviewed in desperation but replays showed the ball hitting middle stump. Their troubles had mounted even before the start of the game as Holder pulled out with an ankle injury, giving Kraigg Brathwaite a chance to lead the team.
Once Shikhar Dhawan was left out of the two-Test series against West Indies, the path was clear for Shaw to make his debut.