Watch: Jaiswal’s Stunning Century Celebration

Yashasvi Jaiswal showcased his brilliance on Day 1 of the ongoing second Test between India and England in Vizag by reaching his second Test century in a remarkable fashion – with a powerful six. Let’s delve into the details of this exciting moment.

Jaiswal’s Stunning Century Celebration

In the 49th over, facing Tom Hartley’s delivery, Jaiswal confidently used his feet, connected with the ball perfectly, and sent it sailing over long-on for a six. Celebrating this special achievement, the left-handed batter removed his helmet, flapped his arms, and blew a kiss to the heavens, displaying his joy.

 

A Record-Breaking Knock

This century, completed in 151 balls, marked Jaiswal’s second in Test cricket and his first on home soil. The innings included three sixes and 11 boundaries, emphasizing his aggressive yet skillful approach to batting.

Consistent Performer: Recap of Jaiswal’s Previous Tests

Jaiswal’s stellar performance comes after scores of 80 and 15 in the opening Test against England. Notably, he had previously slammed his maiden Test century (171) on his debut in West Indies the previous year.

India’s Strong Position Despite Struggles

Despite some early batting setbacks, Jaiswal’s clinical performance helped India maintain a solid position on Day 1. While captain Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, and Shreyas Iyer got promising starts but couldn’t convert them into big scores, Jaiswal’s innings stood out.

Bowlers’ Impact: England’s Response

England’s bowlers, including debutant Shoaib Bashir, James Anderson, and Tom Hartley, provided crucial breakthroughs. Bashir dismissed Sharma, while Anderson and Hartley sent back Gill and Iyer, respectively.

Current Match Situation

As of now, India stands at 180/3 after 51.1 overs, with Jaiswal and debutant Rajat Patidar holding the fort. England leads the five-match Test series 1-0 after winning the opening Test in Hyderabad.

Recap of the First Test

In the initial Test, England emerged victorious by 28 runs, with standout performances from Ollie Pope and Tom Hartley. Pope’s impressive 196 runs and Hartley’s seven-wicket haul played pivotal roles in England’s success despite being 190 runs behind in the second innings.

IND Vs ENG: England Strikes Back As Yashasvi Jaiswal’s Century Keeps India At 336/6 On Day 1

The series promises more thrilling encounters as both teams vie for supremacy in the ongoing Test battle.

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