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Top 10 Unknown Facts about Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal is a rising star in Indian cricket. He first garnered national attention in 2019 when, at the age of 17, he became the youngest cricketer to score a double century in List A cricket. This achievement showcased his immense talent and potential.

Jaiswal’s journey continued with the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). After impressing in domestic tournaments, he was picked up by the Royals in 2020. While he’s still establishing himself in the IPL, his consistent performances haven’t gone unnoticed.

His true breakout moment arrived in July 2023 during his Test debut against the West Indies. In a dream start to his international career, Jaiswal slammed a century in his very first Test innings. This feat cemented his place in the Indian Test squad.

Jaiswal’s batting prowess truly shone in the 2024 Test series against England. He amassed a staggering 712 runs, including a pair of double centuries, and was rightfully awarded the Player of the Series. This series also saw him equal the record for most sixes in a Test innings and become the third youngest cricketer to achieve the feat of scoring double centuries in consecutive Tests.

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Jaiswal’s success can be attributed to his hard work, perseverance, and a blend of aggressive strokeplay with sound technique. He is already being compared to some of India’s batting greats, and with his talent and dedication, he has the potential to become a mainstay in the Indian batting line-up for years to come.

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Top 10 Unknown Facts about Yashasvi Jaiswal

  1. Yashasvi Jaiswal is the talented cricketer who scored a double century in the India vs England Test.
  2. His dad runs a humble hardware store.
  3. At 10, he moved to Mumbai for cricket training and had to live in a dairy shop.
  4. He was evicted from the shop due to practice commitments and lived in a tent, selling panipuri to survive.
  5. After 3 years, Yashaswi’s talent was spotted by Jwala Singh, who gave him a place to stay.
  6. In June 2023, he made his Test debut against the West Indies and scored a whopping 171*!
  7. He’s the third youngest Indian batsman to score a double hundred in Test cricket.
  8. He hit 12 sixes in an innings, equalling the record for most sixes in a Test innings!
  9. Yashasvi Jaiswal is the first player in Test history to hit 20 sixes in a series.
  10. After Sunil Gavaskar, he’s the second Indian to score 500 runs in a Test series at age 22.

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  1. What is Yashasvi Jaiswal’s age?

    Yashasvi Jaiswal is 22 years old.

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Rahul Roy
Rahul Roy
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