Rajkot — India’s Prithvi Shaw has been compared to batting great Sachin Tendulkar since he was a 14-year-old schoolboy and the lofty parallels will intensify after the teenage prodigy made a sparkling hundred on his Test debut on Thursday. At 18 years and 329 days, Shaw became the youngest Indian and fourth-youngest player overall to score a century on his Test debut during a knock of 134 off 154 balls against West Indies in Rajkot. The hosts reached 364/4 at the close after Shaw’s heroics put India on course for a big first-innings total in the opening Test. In the process Shaw, who led India to the under-19 World Cup title earlier in 2018, also became the 15th Indian to hit a century on debut. His breezy knock received praise from Tendulkar, who was also known for dominating opposition bowlers as a young batsman. "Lovely to see such an attacking knock in your first innings, @prithvishaw! Continue batting fearlessly," Tendulkar wrote on Twitter. Like compatriot Tendulkar, Shaw shot...

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