Yashasvi Jaiswal IND vs ENG 2nd Test: Team India’s young batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal played a brilliant innings in the first innings of the second Test match against England. In this innings, Team India batted 112 overs and scored 396 runs on the board. During this, Yashasvi Jaiswal played an inning of 209 runs in 290 balls. In this innings, he hit 19 fours and 7 sixes with his bat. During this innings, he also equaled a great record of West Indies legend Brian Lara.
Yashasvi Jaiswal played a historic innings
Yashasvi Jaiswal scored more than half of Team India’s runs during this innings. Apart from him, no Indian batsman could touch the figure of 35 runs in this innings. This was the second time in the history of Test cricket when a batsman has scored a double century, while no other player has scored at least 35 runs. Earlier this feat was done by West Indies legend Brian Lara in 2005. He played an innings of 226 runs against Australia.
Became the first Indian batsman to do so
Yashasvi Jaiswal has become the first Indian batsman to score a double century when no player of the team could cross the 50-run mark. Before this, Virender Sehwag had played an inning of 195 runs against Australia in the year 2003. Even then other players of Team India could not cross the 50 run mark.
Highest Test score for India (no other players scored 50+)
209 – Yashasvi Jaiswal vs England (2023)*
195 – Virender Sehwag vs Australia (2003)
184 – Vinoo Mankad vs England (1952)
167 – VVS Laxman vs Australia (2000)
153 – Virat Kohli vs South Africa (2018)
First Indian to do so against England
Yashasvi Jaiswal hit 7 sixes during his innings. With this, Yashasvi Jaiswal also became the first Indian batsman to hit six or more sixes in a Test innings against England.
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