Yashasvi Jaiswal Profile
|Full Name||Yashasvi Jaiswal|
|Date of Birth||28 December 2001|
|Birth Place||Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh (India)|
|Playing Role||Opening Batsman|
|Batting Style||Left Handed Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm leg break|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||183 cm|
6′ 0″ Feet
|Teams||India U19, Mumbai, India U19 A, North Mumbai Panthers, India B, Rajasthan Royals.|
|Debut||First Class Cricket: Mumbai Vs Chhattisgarh at Mumbai on 7 January 2019.|
List A cricket: Mumbai Vs Chhattisgarh at Alur on 28 September 2019.
India U-19: India Vs Srilanka at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Bangladesh on 7 October 2018.
|Jersey Number||23 (India U19)|
|Records (Major)||Scored 319 not out and picked up 13/99 in a Giles Shield Match.|
Highest run-scorer(318 runs) and player of the tournament at the 2018 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup.
|Career Turning Point||He scored 203 runs off 154 balls in the Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Jharkhand and became the youngest centurion in the history of List A cricket at 17 years 292 days.|
|Educational Qualification||10th passed|
|Family||Father – Bhupendra Jaiswal|
Mother – Kanchan Jaiswal
Sister – Not known
Brother – Not known
|Favourite Cricketers||Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni|
|Favourite Bollywood Stars||Amir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Ranveer Singh.|
Yashasvi Jaiswal domestic cricket career
Yashasvi came into limelight when he scored 319* runs and picked up 13 wickets in the Giles Shield match in 2015. He made his first-class debut for Mumbai in 2018-19 Ranji Trophy on 7th January.
Yashasvi made his List A debut for Mumbai in 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2018-2019.
Success in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Playing for Mumbai Jaiswal showed everyone what he is capable of as he scored 203 runs off 154 against Jharkhand. He became the youngest double centurion in the history of List A cricket at 17 years 292 days and was one of the top run-scorers at the 2019-20 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 564 runs in 6 matches at an average of 112.80.
Yashasvi Jaiswal IPL Team
Yashasvi Jaiswal is yet to make his IPL debut. He was bought by Rajasthan Royals for 2.40 Crores in 2020 IPL auction.
Jaiswal started his U-19 International career in 2018 ACC-Under 19 Asia Cup where he scored 318 runs and was the leading run-scorer of the tournament. In 2019, he scored 294 runs in 7 matches which included 4 half-centuries in the tri-series in England which also featured Bangladesh.
In December 2019, he was named in India’s squad for the 2020 U-19 Cricket World Cup. Jaiswal became the leading run-scorer in the tournament and scored a century against Pakistan in the Semi-final. He was also awarded Man of the Tournament award.
Lesser known facts about Yashasvi Jaiswal
- Jaiswal’s father used to run a small hardware store and had difficulty in feeding his family. That is why Jaiswal left his family and moved to Mumbai to pursue his dream of playing cricket.
- At the age of 10, he was given accommodation in return for low-grade work in a diary shop. Jaiswal was ejected by the shopkeeper as he was unable to provide much help at the shop in between his cricket training.
- Having no place of his own, Jaiswal stayed in a tent with the groundsmen at the Maidan, where he often slept hungrily and sold panipuri to make ends meet.
- After living in tents for three years, Jaiswal’s cricketing talent was spotted in December 2013 by Jwala Singh, who ran a cricket academy in Santacruz.
- Jwala Singh took Jaiswal under his wing and provided him with a place to stay, before becoming his legal guardian and obtaining his power of attorney.