Yashasvi Jaiswal Hit A Century In His Debut Test Match

India vs West Indies saw a comfortable winner as India won by an inning and 141 runs. The Indian rookie Yashasvi Jaiswal scored an astounding 150 runs. He becomes just the third Indian cricket player (after Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma) to do so in their first Test match. 

Jaiswal was on track to record his first double-century, showing his great potential and tenacity. He earlier made history by becoming the 17th Indian batsman to make a century on his debut.

Shikhar Dhawan showed his talent earlier in 2013 for Indian cricket team. By scoring an incredible 187 runs against Australia at Mohali on his Test Debut. In the same year, Rohit Sharma made his Test debut at Eden Gardens and exhibited his batting talent. His sensational 177-run innings against the West Indies.

Yashasvi Jaiswal becomes the first Indian batsman to hit 150+ on test debut in an overseas Test (India vs West Indies)

Yashasvi Jaiswal created history by becoming the first Indian batsman to hit 150 runs on his debut in an international Test in India vs West Indies test match. By displaying tremendous talent and skill in the process. Shikhar Dhawan (187) and Rohit Sharma (177) formerly held the home record for a 150+ score in a test debut.

In Dominica, where he not only displayed his skill but also broke numerous records during his century in the first Test, his outstanding form has continued to shine brilliantly. Jaiswal’s outstanding accomplishments confirm that he is a rising star in Indian cricket.

Yashasvi Jaiswal made 100 runs on his first-ever Test appearance. That makes him the fourth-youngest batsman in the Indian team to achieve this feat.

Sunil Gavaskar and Chetan Chaurasia’s 213-run first-wicket stand was broken by Yashasvi Jaiswal and skipper Rohit Sharma in India vs West Indies test match, who were paired together. They were in a great position to defeat West Indies thanks to the opening pair’s 229-run partnership.

Jaiswal broke Sourav Ganguly’s record of 131 runs, which had stood as the best score by an Indian batsman in their debut Test abroad, during his brilliant debut for the Indian cricket team. In 1996, during India’s Test cricket match vs England at Lord’s, Ganguly reached this milestone.

According to him, Rohit’s knowledge and experience were crucial. “He kept telling me how to play on this wicket and where the runs will come from”

We had excellent talks leading up to the game, too. You have to do it; you are the only one, he said. “I also kept thinking about how I wanted to prepare and score runs. I’ve picked up a lot of knowledge, and I intend to keep doing so in ongoing India vs West Indies test series”.

Yashasvi Jaiswal : Success Story

The 21-year-old made his name as a powerful batter in the Indian Premier League this season, scoring the fastest fifty (13 balls) in the league’s history and scoring 625 runs to place among the top five scorers in the two-month competition.

Young Yashasvi Jaiswal’s journey has been lengthy, but it is only the beginning. Youngster Jaiswal paid back selectors’ faith by hitting a great knock against the West Indies in the 1st Test on Thursday, creating an incredible rags-to-riches tale in his first-ever game for the Indian cricket team. 

At Windsor Park in Dominica, Team India easily beat Kraigg Brathwaite’s men. Thanks to the opening batsman from India and skipper Rohit Sharma’s record-breaking stand.

Yashasvi Bhupendra Kumar Jaiswal was born on December 28, 2001, in Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh, to a small hardware store owner. At the age of ten, Yashasvi moved to Dadar in Mumbai to train in cricket at Azad Maidan.

Later, he moved to Kalbadevi, where he was offered housing in a dairy store in exchange for menial labour. Due to his training, Yashavi was unable to devote much time to the task.

A trip to Mumbai changed Jaiswal’s fortune

The left-handed batter lived in tents among the ground staff of the Azad Maidan after being made homeless and made a living by selling panipuri. Cricket coach Jwala Singh saw Yashasvi’s talent in 2013 and agreed to be his legal guardian. He, in turn, provides him with housing.

In a Giles Shield game of school cricket in 2015; Yashasvi hit 319 runs without getting out and took 13/99.

Later, he continued to represent India’s U-19 team in the Asia Cup and World Cup.

In the IPL 2020 player auction, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) team chose Yashasvi.

He made history on April 30, 2023, by being the fourth player in IPL history to score a century at the age of just 30 and ultimately making it to the Indian cricket team.

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