Yashasvi Jaiswal did an amazing feat
Special achievement achieved in Test cricket
New Delhi. Team India is currently playing the first Test match against the West Indies. Ravindra Jadeja and Virat Kohli are standing at the crease. Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal did the feat of scoring a century in his debut match on the second day of the game. On the third day, he also crossed his 150 mark. As soon as he scored 150 runs, he became the youngest player for India to score more than 150 runs in Test debut.
Actually, Jaiswal completed his 150 runs on the second ball of the 116th over. As soon as he scored 150 runs, Yashasvi Jaiswal became the youngest player to score more than 150 runs for India while making his debut in Test cricket. He did this feat at the age of 21. Before this, there have been 4 such batsmen as well. Who scored 150 runs at the youngest in his debut. No Indian player had done this feat at such a young age before Yashasvi Jaiswal.
The record of making 150 runs at the youngest in the debut match is in the name of Javed Miandad. Who scored 150 plus runs against New Zealand in the year 1976. He scored 163 runs batting at number 5 for Pakistan. During this innings, he hit 19 fours. He did this feat at the age of 19 years and 119 days.
Apart from Javed Miandad, in 1929, Archie Jackson of Australia scored 150 plus against England in a debut match at the age of 19 years and 149 days. In 1965, Australia’s Doug Wolters against England at the age of 19 years and 354 days, then George Headley scored more than 150 runs against England in 1930 at the age of 20.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 14, 2023, 21:41 IST