Many Indian players have given proof of being a long race horse by scoring a century in their debut test match. There are many players in these and the list is also long. Many of the players who scored these centuries later became Test captains of the Indian team and they guided the team well. There were some players who did not get a chance to become captain. There were many players including Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Dhoni who could not score a century in the first Test but made a name for the country in cricket. Three such best-performing captains from India have been mentioned in this article who scored a century in the debut test and later captained the Test team.
The player scored 110 in the first innings in the 1984 debut Test against England in Kolkata. He also got a chance to become captain later. Azharuddin, who played 99 Tests for India, scored 6215 runs. During this time, he also scored 22 centuries with his bat. He also scored 21 half-centuries with his bat in Test cricket. The special thing is that he could not score a double century. His highest score was 199 runs. They will probably always regret it. He also played more than 300 ODIs.
This name does not need any introduction. Dada made his Test debut at Lord’s ground in 1996 and scored a century. After this test, he also scored a century in the next Test and was the Man of the Series. From there onwards, he also got the opportunity to captain the Indian team. He played 113 Tests in career and scored 7212 runs. Ganguly, with 16 centuries, had a high score of 239 runs.
Very few people know that Virender Sehwag has been the Test captain of the Indian team. He made his Test debut against South Africa in Bloemfontein in 2001. In this match, Sehwag scored a brilliant 105 runs. Sachin was also playing with him. In his career, he had a chance to captain four Test matches for India. In these, the team won in 2 matches and suffered defeat in one. There was a match draw. Sehwag scored 8586 runs in 104 Tests, with 23 centuries and 319 runs with a high score.