“You remember only one shot where he lost his patience slightly”

Pragyan Ojha has lauded Yashasvi Jaiswal for scoring a nearly flawless century in India’s first innings of the second Test in opposition to England.

Jaiswal was unbeaten on 179 as India ended Day 1 in Visakhapatnam on Friday (February 2) at 336/6. He was the only batter to play a considerable knock, with Shubman Gill (34) being the second-highest run-scorer on the day.

Reviewing the day’s play on Colors Cineplex, Ojha praised Yashasvi Jaiswal for his immaculate shot choice. He elaborated:

“He did not get slowed down underneath stress. Wickets had been falling and he lost his senior accomplice within the type of Rohit Sharma. His companions additionally performed and constructed partnerships, however the best way he performed, you remember only one shot where he lost his patience barely in opposition to the off-spinner.”

The former India spinner added that the teen confirmed why he is thought for changing his begins into massive scores.

“Other than that, the mindset he confirmed and the movement with which he batted, he performed on advantage and confirmed immediately why he has such good numbers and why he has such conversion fee,” Ojha mentioned.

Jaiswal has transformed 11 of his 15 fifty-plus scores in first-class cricket into a whole lot. The unbeaten 179 is his finest effort in Test cricket, surpassing the 171-run knock he performed in opposition to the West Indies on debut.


“He got here with a unique sort of method” – Parthiv Patel on Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal has struck 17 fours and five sixes during his unbeaten knock. [P/C: Getty]
Yashasvi Jaiswal has struck 17 fours and 5 sixes throughout his unbeaten knock. [P/C: Getty]

Parthiv Patel appreciated Yashasvi Jaiswal for studying from his mistake within the first Test. He defined:

“The approach he batted and the pictures he performed had been completely praiseworthy. We had been discussing within the final Test that he obtained a begin however could not convert it into a giant rating. However, right here he transformed the beginning he obtained. He got here with a unique sort of method and we obtained to see totally different sorts of pictures.”

The former India wicketkeeper-batter famous that the opener paced his innings completely. He acknowledged:

“If we see the innings development, he was attempting to hit a six off the primary ball within the first Test, however right here he took his time. He modified gears after 50 or 60, after which he began his innings once more as soon as he had scored 100. Then only you’ll be able to go in the direction of such a giant rating.”

Jaiswal reached his fifty off 89 deliveries and his hundred off 151 balls. He strung collectively half-century partnerships with Shreyas Iyer (27), Rajat Patidar (32) and Axar Patel (27) to make sure India reached a good rating at Stumps on Day 1.

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