Jaiswal is the future batsman of every format after Gill

It has probably become difficult for Rajasthan Royals to reach the playoffs and it is possible that the best Indian batsman of IPL Yashasvi Jaiswal may not get Orange Cap this year. Despite this, this young batsman, born in Uttar Pradesh and playing first class cricket for Mumbai, has taken a long leap in his career.

It is a strange coincidence that before IPL 2023, the two Mumbai batsmen who were being talked about the most were Jaiswal’s senior Prithvi Shaw and Sarfaraz Khan. If Shaw had returned to the T20 format for Team India before the IPL, then Sarfaraz was constantly staking his claim to be in the Test team. It was believed that if the bat of these two spoke in the IPL this year, then hardly anyone could stop them from establishing themselves in Team India. But, coming to Team India for both Shaw and Khan is a distant thing, they could not secure their place even in the playing XI of Delhi Capitals. On the contrary, Jaiswal, the junior of these two players, repeated his tremendous game in first class cricket in IPL as well. And this is the reason why Jaiswal is being seen as a batsman with a great future for India not only in T20 or white ball but for every format.

Those who knew Mumbai cricket closely never doubted the rise of Jaiswal, but this 21-year-old young player had started winning the trust of the veterans a few years back. In 2020, when Jaiswal went to South Africa for the Under-19 World Cup, he was named by Tom Moody (who has been the coach of Sri Lanka as well as the Punjab and Hyderabad teams in the IPL) as 6 future players. had recognized Nearly three years later, Moody wrote on social media that –
‘Yashaswi Jaiswal is an extraordinary talent at the age of just 21. All format batsman for sure. Team India is waiting for this diamond. Moody wrote this on April 27 and two weeks later, when the young batsman scored the fastest half-century in IPL history against Kolkata Knight Riders, he was at a loss for words.

Like Shaw and Sarfaraz, Jaiswal also made a splash in the Under-19 World Cup after creating panic in junior cricket in Mumbai. But, Jaiswal was not satisfied only by becoming the man of the match in the Junior World Cup. He maintained a brilliant game for Mumbai even in red ball cricket. Jaiswal has 9 centuries and 2 half-centuries in just 15 first class matches, which shows how much he loves big innings. Nearly 2000 runs and an average of 80 is also a proof of his consistency.

Although it was believed from the beginning that Jaiswal is very dangerous in white ball, but hardly anyone would have thought that in the last decade and a half in IPL, about 700 batsmen have not seen half-centuries in 13 balls despite playing more than 15000 innings. Was. 6 6 4 4 2 4 1 4 6 4 4 4 His scoring shots in the first dozen balls at Eden Gardens included just one single! That innings of Jaiswal, who scored 98 runs in that match, will always get the status of no less than a century innings.

The success he is getting on the field is affecting the confidence of this young batsman even outside the field. When the famous commentator Harsha Bogle was interviewing him in Hindi to receive the Man of the Match award, Jaiswal replied in English. Bhogle felt that Jaiswal would be comfortable in Hindi and perhaps he knew the story of Jaiswal when he gave an interview in English after winning the man of the match in a match during the Under-19 World Cup. was flown But, Jaiswal did not take that moment too lightly. He decided that he would not falter even on the language stage at the international level. Unhesitatingly answering every question of Bhogle in English with tremendous confidence, Jaiswal forced Bhogle to ask questions in English only after two questions. However, while doing so, he did not hurt Bhogle’s honor in any way. And this was an important point.

A few months ago, during a Duleep Trophy match, Jaiswal was continuously troubling Ravi Teja by sledging him. Ajinkya Rahane was so upset by his action that he was taken out of the field for a few overs so that he could be disciplined. Later, Rahane insisted Jaiswal to show humility and respect towards the opposing players and explained to him that he is the future player and should avoid such unnecessary controversies. It seems that the effect of Rahane’s persuasion is also affecting Jaiswal in the best possible way.

Since childhood, Jaiswal has been considering Sachin Tendulkar and Wasim Jaffer as his batting heroes. Apart from Rahane in the current Mumbai team, he is also close to and influenced by Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav. But, except Tendulkar, none of his heroes could become a dominant player in every format for Team India. Will Jaiswal be able to follow Tendulkar’s path by not only taking lessons from Shaw and Sarfaraz’s disappointing phase, due to which not only the name of the Mumbai batsman’s batting has been brought to the world but also the respect of the country has increased a lot?

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