New Delhi. In IPL, one or the other records keep on being made, but there are not many hundreds. The day a player scores a century in the IPL, he also takes many records along with it. Even in IPL 2023, three players have scored centuries so far and many records have been broken and made during all the three centuries. Among the players who have scored a century in IPL 2023, there are 2 Indians and one foreigner. A cricketer who scored a century in this season of IPL is only 21 years old and he is also uncapped.
This player, who scored a century in IPL 2023, scored 124 runs in just 62 balls. He scored 16 fours and 8 sixes in his innings. The childhood picture of this 21-year-old cricketer is becoming fiercely viral on social media. Can you recognize the cricketer from this childhood picture? If not, then let us tell you some more special things about this cricketer.
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This cricketer, who scored a century in IPL, has scored a century in the same ground, near which he once used to sleep in a tent. After scoring a century in the match, this young cricketer had said in an interview to Indian Express, “This century was certainly emotional. It was one of the best moments for me and I am really happy. When I lived at Azad Maidan (in a tent), I could see the lights of the Wankhede Stadium and hear the sound of the fans. That’s why whenever I play at Wankhede, I remember those days. I always used to see myself playing at the Wankhede Stadium and when I scored a century, these thoughts came to my mind. It was a very emotional moment.”
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Let us tell you that this young player came into limelight in 2015, when he scored an unbeaten 319 in the Giles Shield match. Along with this, he also took 13 wickets for 99 runs. His all-round performance in school cricket was also recorded in the Limca Book of Records. On the basis of this performance, the young cricketer made his place in Mumbai’s under-16 team. After this reached under-19. Soon this cricketer was selected in India’s Under-19 team. This young cricketer was the top scorer and ‘Player of the Tournament’ in the Under-19 Asia Cup in 2018. After this the young cricketer made his first class debut for Mumbai in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy season.
Have you recognized this cricketer? If not, then let us tell you who is this young cricketer? This young cricketer is none other than Yashasvi Jaiswal, who has recently scored his maiden IPL century at the Wankhede Stadium against Mumbai Indians while playing for Rajasthan Royals. With this, he also became the fifth uncapped player to score a century in IPL.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : May 05, 2023, 08:00 IST