Most Centuries In Test Cricket By Indians In 2021. The year 2021 has seen some incredible performances from the Indian players across all three formats. However, in Test cricket fans have witnessed very few centuries by the Indian batters. Meanwhile, on the bowling side, things have been pretty amazing as India has seen several new faces like Axar Patel and Mohammed Siraj dominate the opposition batting unit.
Overall the year 2021 has been a great one for India in Test cricket as they won the Border Gavaskar Trophy against Australia by 2-1 despite missing some big players under the leadership of Ajinkya Rahane. Also, India managed to win the home series against England in a dominating manner thrashing mighty England by 3-1 and making it into the World Test Championship final.
Notably, things didn’t go well for Virat Kohli-led India in the WTC final as they were defeated by Kane Williamson’s New Zealand. However, after that loss, India bounced back strong and they are looking like a dominant side once again in the ongoing 5-match Test series against England. Meanwhile, in this article, we have a look at the Test centurions for India in 2021.
Most Centuries In Test Cricket By Indians In 2021
Ravichandran Ashwin [ 1 Century vs England ]
The spin bowling all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin is undoubtedly one of the greatest off-spinners in the history of Test cricket. Ravichandran Ashwin has already picked 413 wickets in Test cricket and is placed among the highest wicket-takers for India in Test cricket format.
He can dismiss batters on any surface in the world even without getting any support from the pitch. However, Ashwin has missed the 4 out of 5 Test matches against England in the ongoing 5-match Test series, after India decided to go with 4 pacers in the team.
Meanwhile, Ashwin has shown the world his exceptional off-spin bowling skills. However, his batting skills remain underrated. Ashwin in Test cricket has already smashed as many 5 centuries. Notably, He scored his Test century in 2021 at his home stadium in the match against England.
Notably, India faced England at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai which saw a batting & bowling masterclass of Ravichandran Ashwin. As he smashed 106 runs in the very tough conditions and with the ball, he bagged a 5-wicket haul in the first innings and a 3-wicket haul in the second innings. Also, India won that match against Joe Root-led England by a huge margin of 317 runs.