Pawan Shah Tops As The Batsman To Score Highest In Youth Tests


Pawan Shah stood as the Indian to score the highest number of runs in youth tests. He surpassed the legends like Gautam Gambhir and Cheteshwar Pujara in this list. He recorded the highest test-match score in the U19 format. He is currently batting at the score of 252 runs in the youth test match against Sri Lanka.pawan shah

He surpassed the record achieved by Tanmay Srivastava, 220 runs posted against Pakistan in 2006.

There are versatile players like Gautam Gambhir who scored 212 runs and Cheteshwar Pujara who slammed 211 runs, and Abhinav Mukund who amassed 205 runs who set the highest record in U19 format. He came into the strike in the 12th over of the test match after the team lost Anuj Rawat at the score of 11 runs.

Pawan Shah added 263 runs with Atharwa Taide who scored 177 runs.

Score Batsman Against Venue Season
252* Pawan Shaw Sri Lanka Hambantota 2018
220 Tanmay Srivatsava Pakistan Peshawar 2006-07
212 Gautam Gambhir England Chennai 2000-01
211 Cheteshwar Pujara England Jamshedpur 2004-05
205 Abhinav Mukund Sri Lanka Kandy 2007
201 Vinayak Mane England Chennai 2000-01

He could not convert his good start into a cameo in the first test match. He scored 29 boundaries and one six to hit 252 runs in the second test match. In the first game, he was dismissed at the score of 38 runs. However, India won the first game by the knocks of Atharwa Taide 113 runs and Ayush Badoni 185 runs.

India registered the victory in the first youth test by an innings and 21 runs.