Brisbane (SunstarTV Bureau): On Friday, Indian fast bowler Thangarasu Natrajan made his debut for the final match against Australia in Brisbane and with it became the first Indian cricketer to make his international debut across all three formats during the first tour.
Notably, Natrajan became the second Indian player after Bhubaneswar Kumar to make his debut in the same season.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed the news by its twitter handle.
“Welcome to Test cricket @Natarajan_91 Thangarasu Natarajan becomes the first Indian player to make his International debut across all three formats during the same tour,” tweeted ICC.
Welcome to Test cricket, @Natarajan_91 🤩
— ICC (@ICC) January 14, 2021
The 29-year-old pacer was one of the rookies named in the playing eleven of the injury-ravaged Indian team against Australia in the fourth and final test which started in Brisbane on Friday.
He made an immediate impact by taking two wickets for 70 runs from his 10 overs in the third ODI against Australia on December 2 in Canberra, which won by 13 run.