Kanpur:  Shreyas Iyer scored his first international test century on his test debut. Iyer, scored 105 runs, hitting 13 boundaries and a six, before getting out against Southee. Iyer got out right after the drinks break when India was looking to score a massive total in the first innings. Iyer walked off to a standing ovation from the Kanpur crowd after the knock came to an end.Also Read - IND vs SA, 2nd ODI: With Series On The Line, India Hope to Put up Better Batting Show

Iyer is currently the 8th highest individual run-scorer for India on debut in the longest format of the game. Shikhar Dhawan is the leading run-scorer for India on Test debut with 187 runs, which he scored against Australia. Rohit Sharma is placed second with 177 runs, followed by Prithvi Shaw who scored 134 runs against the West Indies. Also Read - IND vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Hints India vs South Africa 1st ODI: Captain, Vice-Captain, Playing 11s For Today's India vs South Africa ODI, Injury And Team News of Match at Boland Park, Paarl at 2.00 PM IST January 19 Wednesday

Here is the list of the highest individual scores by an Indian batter on Test debut in the current century:- Also Read - SA vs Ind: Kagiso Rabada Rested for the ODI Series Against India

Shikhar Dhawan- 187

Rohit Sharma- 177

Prithvi Shaw- 134

Suresh Raina- 120

Virender Sehwag- 105

Shreyas Iyer- 105

Shreyas was bold in his approach on debut and Jadeja wasn’t shy to put the loose ball away. India need this duo to carry on the good work. But the second new ball will be challenging. Both will have to start all over again and the morning won’t be easy with swing and seam on offer.