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1270. 

Name the player who become the youngest Indian to score a century on Test debut.

[A]. Rashid Khan
[B]. Rishabh Pant
[C]. Prithvi Shaw
[D]. Nitish Rana

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Prithvi Shaw has become the youngest Indian to score a century on Test debut, achieving the feat aged 18 years and 329 days against Windies in Rajkot, Gujarat. Shaw broke the 59-year-old record set by AA Baig (20 years and 126 days). Shaw is only the second Indian after Sachin Tendulkar to score a Test ton before turning 19. Prithvi Shaw captained India Under-19 to World Cup victory in February 2018.

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