Former English Captain Discusses India’s Star Player Prior to Rajkot Test



The highly anticipated third Test match between India and England is scheduled to take place in Rajkot, commencing on February 15th. Former England captain Michael Vaughan expressed his admiration for the young Indian opener, Yashasvi Jaiswal, labeling him as a formidable opponent for the Three Lions. Vaughan highlighted Jaiswal’s exceptional talent and referred to him as an unbelievable player. Jaiswal recently showcased his brilliance in Visakhapatnam, where he delivered a remarkable double century against England in the second Test, ultimately contributing to India’s triumphant victory. This outstanding performance has undoubtedly caught the attention of cricket enthusiasts worldwide. During the podcast, Vaughan revealed that he had the pleasure of meeting Jaiswal in Mumbai last year. Astonishingly, the very next day, Jaiswal achieved a remarkable milestone by scoring his maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) century against the formidable Mumbai Indians (MI). Now, he has further solidified his reputation by securing a double century against the world’s best team. Jaiswal achieved the remarkable feat of becoming the third-youngest Indian player in history to score a double hundred in Test cricket. At the age of 22 years and 37 days, Jaiswal joins an elite group of young Indian cricketers who have achieved this milestone. Now, Yashasvi Jaiswal joins the elite ranks as the fourth Indian left-hander, following in the footsteps of Sourav Ganguly, Gautam Gambhir, and Kambli, to achieve a Test double century. In his six Tests and 11 innings thus far, Jaiswal has amassed an impressive total of 637 runs in 10 innings, boasting an outstanding average of 57.90 and a remarkable strike rate of 63.57. Notably, he has already scored a century, a double century, and two fifties, showcasing his versatility and ability to perform consistently at the highest level.