Dhruv Jurel made a notable impression with his debut performance during the third test match of the India vs. England series, securing the highest score by an Indian wicketkeeper on a Test debut in 90 years.

Following his impressive debut, showcasing prowess both behind the stumps and with the bat during the third Test at Rajkot, wicketkeeper-batsman Dhruv Jurel further solidified his presence in the game in the ongoing fourth Test at Ranchi by securing his maiden half-century in India’s first innings.

In the process, he also secured the highest score by an Indian wicketkeeper on a Test debut in 90 years. Besides receiving several appraisals and cheers from netizens for his batting, he was complimented by the legendary Mr. Sunil Gavaskar himself, who stated that Dhruv Jurel was “another MS Dhoni in the making.” Australian spinner Brad Hogg also praised Jurel on his YouTube channel, expressing his impression of Jurel’s performance and predicting that “He is going to have a very bright future”

Though Dhruv Jurel narrowly missed out on his maiden Test century, England’s Joe Root commended him, appreciating his efforts for the innings he played. His aggressive display showcased a different facet of his batting and proved crucial as India reached a respectable total of 307, thereby restricting England’s first-inning lead to a manageable 46 runs.

The cricket community, being impressed with the young talent, showered their love all over the internet.

Last Updated on February 25, 2024