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Ind vs Eng: Yashasvi Jaiswal made these 7 big records after scoring a century in the second test against England
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Ind vs Eng: Yashasvi Jaiswal made these 7 big records after scoring a century in the second test against England

Yashasvi Jaiswal: These days, a series of 5 Test matches is being played between India and England, with the second match taking place in Visakhapatnam from February 2. On the first day of the second Test match, the Indian team led by captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first. After the conclusion of the play on the first day of the second Test match, the Indian team has scored 336 runs for the loss of 6 wickets.

During this, young batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal from India has scored 179 runs and is still at the crease. Thanks to this brilliant innings, he has set several significant records. So, let’s take a look at each record that Yashasvi has achieved with his bat.

Yashasvi Jaiswal created history with his century

Ind vs Eng: Yashasvi Jaiswal made these 7 big records after scoring a century in the second test against England

Actually, the Indian cricket team is currently playing a series of 5 Test matches against the England team. In the first match of the series, the Indian team had to face a defeat by a margin of 28 runs. Now, the second Test match of this series is being played in Visakhapatnam from February 2. In this match, Rohit Sharma, after winning the toss, decided to bat first. By the end of the day’s play in the first innings, Team India has scored 336 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. This includes a splendid and historic innings of 179 runs from Yashasvi Jaiswal’s bat. Yashasvi, in this innings, hit 17 fours and 5 sixes. Due to this innings, he has also set several significant records.

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Top 7 Records made by Yashasvi Jaiswal

1. Yashasvi Jaiswal made several significant records as soon as he scored a century in the first innings of the second match against England. One of the biggest records he achieved is becoming the youngest Indian player to score test hundred in India and overseas. By scoring a century against England, he secured his second century in his Test career, making him the youngest batsman to achieve this feat both at home and abroad, at the age of less than 23.

He had previously scored his debut Test century against the West Indies in 2023 in his debut match, where he played an innings of 171 runs. In terms of scoring Test centuries at a very young age both at home and abroad, he now ranks fourth, with Ravi Shastri, Sachin Tendulkar, and Vinod Kambli achieving this feat before him.

2. On the first day of the second Test against England, Yashasvi Jaiswal made a significant record by playing an innings of 179 runs. He has become the second-highest run-scorer in a single day of Test cricket against England for India. In terms of scoring the most runs in a day’s play against England, Karun Nair holds the first position, as he played an innings of 232 runs.

232 Karun Nair, Chennai 2016
179 Sunil Gavaskar, The Oval 1979
179 Yashasvi Jaiswal, Vizag 2024
175 Mohammad Azharuddin, Manchester 1990

3. In the first day of the second Test against England, Yashasvi Jaiswal, with his innings of 179 runs, has made an entry into the list of legendary players. He has become the fourth player for India to score the most runs in a first day of Test cricket. His innings ranks eighth in this particular record. Above him in the list are Virender Sehwag, Wasim Jaffer, and Shikhar Dhawan.

228 Virender Sehwag vs Pakistan, Multan 2004
195 Virender Sehwag vs Australia, Melbourne 2003
192 Wasim Jaffer vs Pakistan, Kolkata 2007
190 Shikhar Dhawan vs Sri Lanka, Galle 2017
180 Virender Sehwag vs West Indies, Gros Islet 2006
179 Yashasvi Jaiswal vs England, Visakhapatnam 2024

4. Yashasvi Jaiswal has achieved a significant milestone by scoring a century in the second Test match against England. He has become the first player from the Indian team to score a century in the Test format in the year 2024. Prior to him, KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja had come close to scoring a century but couldn’t complete the feat.

5. Yashasvi Jaiswal, by scoring a century in the second Test match against England, has become the second opener to register the most centuries at the age of 22 years or younger in Test cricket for India. In this list, the legendary Indian opener Sunil Gavaskar holds the top position.

Sunil Gavaskar, 4 centuries
Yashasvi Jaiswal, 2 centuries

6. In the first day of the second Test against England, Yashasvi Jaiswal, by playing an innings of 179 runs, has also entered the list of most runs scored by an Indian on the first day of a home Test match. Above him in this list is Wasim Jaffer, who scored 192* runs against Pakistan at Eden Gardens in 2007.

Wasim Jaffer – 192* runs vs Pakistan, Eden Gardens
Yashasvi Jaiswal – 179* vs England, Visakhapatnam

7. With the century against England, Yashasvi Jaiswal has become the second Indian opener to score a test hundred at a very young age. In this list, he is surpassed by Prithvi Shaw, who accomplished this feat at just 18 years and 329 days old.

Prithvi Shaw, 18y & 329d vs West Indies, 2018
Yashasvi Jaiswal, 22Y & 36D vs England, 2024
Motganhalli Jaisimha, 22y and 285d vs England, 1961

Furthermore, if he successfully extends his innings of 179 runs to reach 200 on the second day, he will set several more records in his name.

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