Jadeja slammed an unbeaten 175-run-knock to help India post a huge total of 574/8 (declared) on the board in their first innings.
Jadeja, who had come out to bat at number seven on Day 1 , added a crucial stand of 104 runs for the sixth wicket with Rishabh Pant (96).
He then combined with R Ashwin (61) to post another superb partnership of 130 runs for the seventh wicket. Jadeja completed his hundred before lunch
He was batting on 175 off 228 balls when Indian skipper Rohit Sharma decided to declare the innings with the hosts posting 574 runs
Jadeja surpassed Kapil Dev on the list of Indian batters with the highest individual sores while batting at no.7 or below in Test cricket
Dev had scored 163 runs in a Test match against Sri Lanka in Kanpur while batting at number 7 in 1986.
Jadeja became only the third Indian after Dev and Rishabh Pant to score 150 or more runs while batting at number seven or below in Test cricket.
Jadeja's superb knock was also a fitting tribute to the legendary Shane Warne, who passed away on Friday due to a suspected heart attack.
Warne had hailed Jadeja as a 'rockstar' back in 2008 and has predicted a bright future for the youngster