Yashaswi Jaiswal created waves in his inaugural international appearance for India as he powered his way to a remarkable century against the West Indies on Day 2 of the Test match. This remarkable knock also marks his first-ever century in an international match, showcasing his immense potential.
Jaiswal’s impressive knock of 100 runs came off 215 balls, including 11 boundaries.
Partnering with the seasoned skipper Rohit Sharma, Jaiswal led the charge for India with his solid batting display. Rohit on the other hand, contributed significantly with an impressive 89 runs to the team’s total.
Their formidable partnership not only helped India gain a strong foothold in the match but also established a new record for the highest opening partnership for India in the West Indies.
Jaiswal, who commenced the day on 40, showcased his exceptional batting skills as he notched up his half-century with a boundary, reaffirming the team management’s decision to hand him a debut as an opener.
With ample time remaining in the match, the Indian team has set their sights on batting the West Indies out of the game. Recognizing the challenges of batting on a deteriorating pitch in the third innings, the Indian batsmen are determined to amass a substantial lead that would put the West Indies under pressure.
Last Updated on July 13, 2023
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