Indian team’s young opener Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a stormy century against Nepal in the quarter-finals of the Asian Games 2023 on Tuesday and created a series of records.
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The left-handed batsman scored a century in just 48 balls with the help of 8 fours and seven sixes.Yashasvi Jaiswal became the first Indian batsman to score a century in the Asian Games. Know what other achievements he achieved.
Indian opener Yashasvi Jaiswal created history by scoring a century against Nepal on Tuesday in the ongoing Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China. The left-handed batsman scored 100 runs in 48 balls with the help of 8 fours and seven sixes.
Yashshvi Jaiswal :
Thanks to the innings of Yashasvi Jaiswal, India scored 202 runs losing 4 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, Nepal team could score 179 runs after losing 9 wickets in 20 overs. India entered the semi-finals by winning the match by 23 runs. Yashasvi Jaiswal made a series of records during his stormy century innings.
Yashasvi Jaiswal has become the first Indian batsman to score a century in the Asian Games. The left-handed batsman became the first Indian batsman to score a century in a multi-sport event. Recall that Amay Khurasia had scored a half-century for India in the 1998 Commonwealth Games.
Yashasvi Became The Youngest Centurion :
Yashasvi Jaiswal has become the youngest Indian batsman to score a century in T20 International cricket. Yashasvi won T20 International at the age of 21 years and 273 days. He broke the record of Shubhman Gill, who had scored a century at the age of 23 years and 146 days. Gill had scored a century against New Zealand.
Second Left-Handed Batsman To Do So :
Yashasvi Jaiswal became the second left-handed Indian batsman to score a century in T20 International cricket. Before this, only Suresh Raina had succeeded in scoring a century in T20 International, who was a left-handed batsman.
Joint Fourth Fastest Century :
Yashasvi Jaiswal became jointly the fourth Indian batsman to score the fastest century in T20 International cricket. Suryakumar Yadav scored a T20 International century in 48 balls against England in Nottingham in 2022. Yashasvi equaled Surya by scoring a century in 48 balls against Nepal.