This player, who has already excelled in ODIs and T20Is, made her debut in Tests with the series against Australia that year. The stormy innings of the first match. After that for a short time as an opener, this player gave many wonderful victories to Team India.. none other than Shikhar Dhawan.
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan made his debut in the Test series against Australia between 14-18 March 2012-13. He scored a brilliant century in the first match itself. He played a key role in Team India’s victory with 187 runs. Batting first in this match, Australia were bowled out for 408 runs. Steve Smith(92), David Warner(71), Cowan(86) were the top scorers. Among the Indian bowlers, Jadeja and Ishant took 3 wickets each. Ashwin and Ojha took two wickets.
Openers Murali Vijay (153) and Shikhar Dhawan (187) gave an excellent start to Team India who went into bat in the first innings. Also, Virat Kohli (67) burst with a half-century and the team was bowled out for 499 runs. Siddle took 5 wickets among the Aussie bowlers. In response to this, Australia were bowled out for 223 runs in the second innings and gave India a target of 133 runs. Team India achieved this target by losing 4 wickets.
A shocking century in the debut match..
Shikhar Dhawan made his Test debut with this series. He showed his ability by scoring an excellent century in the first match itself. Dhawan, who faced 174 balls, scored 187 runs with 33 fours and 2 sixes. Murali Vijay also scored 153 runs with 19 fours and 3 sixes.