Yashasvi Jaiswal becomes India’s 17th debutant to score a Dazzling Test 100

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Hard work pays off and Dreams do come true. These quotes would just remain blank if players like Yashasvi Jaiswal stop popping off. When it comes to grabbing the opportunity, turns out that the left-hander is always keen on doing what his Captain expected from him is to making that opening slot his Own.

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On Day 2 of his debut Test match at Dominica against West Indies, Yashasvi Jaiwal capped off a brilliant Full century as India ended the day with a lead of 162 runs for the loss of Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma. At the time of Stumps, Jaiswal was joined by another batter who is expected to score a Century at Carribea, Virat Kohli.

The former Indian Captain’s presence with the Debutant could be a blessing a disguise for the later. First, Skipper Rohit Sharma saw Yashasvi Jasiwal emulate this same record against the same opponents and now he has an opportunity to score 150 as well as 2o0 with Kohli at the other end.

The 21-year-old reached triple figures off 215 balls with India taking a 55-run lead by then. Yashasvi Jaiswal is now only the 17th Test Batter to score a Hundred on Test debut and the first in 21 years to score on Foreign soil. The last batter to do so was Suresh Raina at Sri-Lanka and before Jaiswal was Shreyas Iyer at Home against New Zealand.

Yashasvi Jaiswal says “I will try to play for as long as possible”

The 21-year-old played some classy, exquisite and confident strokes and ended up scoring 14 Fours. It was only a few months ago that he came in the public as well as BCCI’s eye following his splendid season in IPL 2023 where he not only scored 625 runs but also scored the Fastes 50 in the history of IPL.

He is currenly on the crease for 143 off 350 balls and after the day ended he admitted that he is keen on striding on and doesn’t wanna stop.

“It was an emotional moment for me,” Jaiswal said after the day’s play. “I enjoyed it quite a bit. I am still batting so I will try to play for as long as possible. This is just the start of my career, so now it will be about how focused and disciplined I can be going forward.”