VISAKHAPATNAM: Yashasvi Jaiswal etched his identify within the annals of Indian cricket historical past as he grew to become the third-youngest Indian after Sunil Gavaskar and Vinod Kambli to attain a double-hundred in Exams, on Day 2 of the second Take a look at towards England on the ACA-VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam.
Jaiswal, aged 22 years and 77 days accomplished his feat in 277 balls, within the course of guiding India to a 350-plus complete within the first innings of the match. The opener grew to become the primary Indian since Mayank Agarwal (November 2019) to breach the double-ton mark within the longest format of the sport.
The younger Indian opener, identified for his aggressive fashion of play, showcased a outstanding mix of attacking prowess and composure as he navigated the challenges posed by the English bowlers. Jaiswal’s innings grew to become a beacon of hope for the Indian group, particularly as wickets tumbled at common intervals on the reverse finish.
Not solely did Jaiswal attain the coveted double-ton milestone, however he additionally grew to become the primary Indian left-handed batsman since Gautam Gambhir in 2008 to attain this feat in Take a look at cricket. The previous India opener had scored 206 towards Australia, and now Jaiswal follows in his footsteps with an equally outstanding innings.
Clocking in at 277 balls to achieve the 200-run mark, Jaiswal’s innings demonstrated not solely his attacking aptitude but additionally his capability to mood his aggression with persistence when the scenario demanded.
Former batter, Vinod Kambli stays the youngest Indian to hit a double century, when he achieved his feat on the age of 21 years and 32 days towards England in Wankhede, again in 1993. The youngest double centurion within the historical past of Take a look at cricket is Javed Miandad, who achieved his feat on the age of 19 years and 140 days.