The Indian team is recognised globally for producing some of the most gifted batsmen that the world of cricket has ever witnessed. Team India has produced a whole lot of batting superstars who have contributed to international cricket in a gigantic manner. Be it batsmen, past or present, and the Indian superstars have ruled the world of cricket with their exceptional talent.
There have also been some batting stars in Indian cricket who have announced their arrival in world cricket in style. They have either played humungous innings or saved a game by their outrageous class. Team India has been a dominant force in world cricket, especially in the ODIs. A huge chunk of their success owes to the batsmen who have rescued the team time and again from complex situations.
Today, we’ll take a look at the Top 10 Indian batsmen with the highest individual score in their One-Day International debut.
Top 10 Highest Individual Scores By An Indian Batsman In Their ODI Debut
10. Ravindra Jadeja (60* vs Sri Lanka)
Ravindra Jadeja made his ODI debut for India on February 8, 2009, in a game against Sri Lanka away from home. Batting first, the Lankans gave a massive target of 321 runs to the Indians to chase. No other batsman apart from Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni could make a grand contribution as both the stalwarts scored half-centuries.
However, Ravindra Jadeja made a valiant effort to save the game and played a crucial knock of 70 runs. However, his efforts weren’t enough for India to prevent a defeat as the Lankans beat the Men in Blue by 68 runs.