Yashasvi Jaiswal 200: The Indian team is currently playing a series of 5 Test matches with the England team. In the second match of this series, Yashasvi Jaiswal played a splendid double century, breaking several significant records. Since this remarkable innings, discussions have revolved around him in all directions. He has garnered a fan following with his powerful performance, and cricket legends such as the God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar and Shikhar Dhawan have also joined the list of his fans.
Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a powerful double century
Actually, Team India is currently playing the second Test match of the series of 5 Test matches against the England team under the leadership of Rohit Sharma. The match is taking place in Visakhapatnam from February 2nd. In this contest, the Indian team, while batting first, has scored 396 runs in the first innings, including a remarkable inning of 209 runs by Yashasvi Jaiswal. Jaiswal has set several significant records with his splendid, powerful, and historic double century. Additionally, he has impressed many cricket legends with his batting performance. Which includes names from Sachin Tendulkar to Shikhar Dhawan.
All cricket legends praised Yashasvi
As soon as Yashasvi Jaiswal completed his double century on the field in Visakhapatnam against England, it seemed like the entire internet had come to a standstill. Following his century, discussions were buzzing around only his name from all corners. With this double century, Yashasvi created a sensation on the internet, and he started trending on social media platforms. Not only that, but several cricket legends also began sharing posts praising him. Cricketing maestro Sachin Tendulkar, while commending Yashasvi, shared a post on the social media platform, saying, “Well done Yashasvi. Super effort.”
After Sachin, star Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan also shared a post on the platform with the caption, “Yashasvi Jaiswal, you beauty, your bat has become a magic wand. Congratulations to a spectacular 200 runs! 🌟 Rewriting cricket history, one milestone at a time!”
Along with Sachin and Gabbar (Shikhar Dhawan), Yuzvendra Chahal also praised Yashasvi Jaiswal’s double century by writing, “Yashasvi my brother! 🤙 Only upwards from here 👏.”
And not only these three players, but many players from both India and abroad congratulated Yashasvi Jaiswal for his historic double century. This includes Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik, Mohammad Kaif, and Kevin Pietersen, among others.
India and England 2nd Test Match
It should be noted that in the second Test match of the ongoing 5-Test series between India and England, Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first. In this contest, the Indian team scored 396 runs in their first innings while batting, with Yashasvi Jaiswal playing a significant role by scoring 209 runs off 290 balls. During his innings, he hit 19 boundaries and 7 sixes.
After that, the England team, despite being all out in their first innings for only 253 runs, and with the second day’s play concluding, Team India has scored 28 runs in their second innings. At this time, the Indian team has a lead of 171 runs. It will be interesting to see how the Indian batsmen perform on the third day and how many runs they will manage to score.
Yashasvi Jaiswal double century record
In the Visakhapatnam Test against the England team, Yashasvi Jaiswal, upon scoring a double century, has set several significant records, with one of the most notable being the youngest Indian to achieve a double century in Test cricket. By registering a double century against England, he became the third-youngest player for India to score a double century in men’s Test cricket. He accomplished this feat at the age of 22 years and 36 days.
In terms of scoring a double century in Test cricket for India at the youngest age, former Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar is second on the list. He achieved a double century in the Port of Spain Test in 1971 at the age of 21 years and 277 days. Topping the list is Vinod Kambli, who scored a double century against England in the Wankhede Test in 1993 at the age of 21 years and 32 days.
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