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Yashasvi Jaiswal
Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal Biography: Yashasvi Jaiswal made an unbelievable and most inspiring journey from selling ‘Pani Puri’ during the evening and sleeping under a tent to becoming the youngest double centurion in the history of List A cricket at the age of 17 years, 292 days.

Yashasvi Jaiswal came under the spotlight when he scored a double hundred while playing for Mumbai against Jharkhand in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 which made him the youngest batsman ever in List A cricket to score a double century.

His career point changed when he was bought by an Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals for a whopping INR 2.40 crores in IPL 2020 Auction.

U19 cricketer Yashasvi Jaiswal
U19 cricketer Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal Biography Overview

Yashasvi Bhupendra Kumar Jaiswal
Date of Birth December 28, 2001
Suriya, Uttar Pradesh
Father – Bhupendra Jaiswal
Mother – Kanchan Jaiswal
Siblings – Will Update Soon
Martial Status Unmarried
Girl Friend Unknown
Professional Cricketer
Batting Style
Left hand bat
Bowling Style Legbreak
Teams Played
India B, Rajasthan Royals, India Under-19, Mumbai, India Under-23, India Blue Under-19, India Red Under-19, North Mumbai Panthers, India A Under-19
FC – Chhattisgarh vs Mumbai at Mumbai – January 07 – 09, 2019
List A – India U-23s vs Bdesh U-23s at Lucknow – September 20, 2019
T20 – Royals vs Super Kings at Sharjah – September 22, 2020
Coach Jwala Singh

Yashasvi Jaiswal Early Life

  • Jaiswal was born on 28 December 2001 in Suriyawan, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh.
  • He was the fourth of six children to Bhupendra Jaiswal.
  • His father was an owner of a small hardware store, and his mother Kanchan Jaiswal was a housewife.
  • At the age of ten, he moved to Dadar, Mumbai, to receive cricket training at Azad Maidan.
  • As Dadar was far away from the Maidan, he relocated to the Kalbadevi neighborhood where he was given accommodation in a dairy shop in return for low-grade work.
  • He was eventually 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 hungry 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.
  • Singh took Jaiswal under his wing and provided him a place to stay, before becoming his legal guardian and obtaining his power of attorney.
Yashasvi Jaiswal with Jwala Singh
Yashasvi Jaiswal with Jwala Singh

Yashasvi Jaiswal Domestic Career

  • Jaiswal first came to the limelight in 2015 when he scored 319 not out and took 13/99 in a Giles Shield match, an all-round record in school cricket, which was recognized by Limca Book of Records.
  • He was then selected in Mumbai under-16 squad followed by India under-19s.
  • Jaiswal was the highest run-scorer (318 runs) and player of the tournament in 2018 were bowled out for 152 and 85, in an innings win.
  • Later that year, he scored 294 runs in 7 matches, including four half-centuries, in the under-19 tri-series in England which also featured Bangladesh.
  • Jaiswal made his first-class debut for Mumbai against Chattisgarh in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy on 7 January 2019.
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal was named in the 2018 U-19 Asia Cup which was the turning point of his life.
      • He started with a hundred and ended up scoring 318 runs, the highest in the tournament, leading India to victory.
      • In his first Youth test debut, he hammered a 173 and led India to a win. Further, he scored four half-centuries against England and Bangladesh in a tri-series that year.
  • He made his List A debut on 28 September 2019, for Mumbai in the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
      • On 16 October 2019, he scored 203 runs off 154 balls in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Jharkhand and became the youngest double centurion in the history of List A cricket at 17 years, 292 days.
      • His knock included 17 fours and 12 sixes against a bowling attack consisting of Varun Aaron and Shahbaz Nadeem.
      • He was one of the top five run-scorers at the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 564 runs in 6 matches at an average of 112.80.
  • He was named in the India B squad for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy.

Yashasvi Jaiswal World Cup Career

  • In December 2019, he was named in India’s squad for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
  • He became the leading scorer in the tournament and scored a century against Pakistan in the semi-final.

Yashasvi Jaiswal IPL Career

  • In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for INR 2.4 crores ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • He made his Twenty20 debut for the Rajasthan Royals in the 2020 IPL on 22 September 2020.
  • He made his maiden half-century against Chennai Super Kings on 2nd October 2021.
  • Ahead of IPL 2022 Mega Auction, RR has retained Yashasvi Jaiswal for INR 4 crores.
Rajasthan Royals ropes Yashasvi Jaiswal for INR 2.4 crores in IPL 2020 Auction
Rajasthan Royals ropes Yashasvi Jaiswal for INR 2.4 crores in IPL 2020 Auction

Yashasvi Jaiswal Batting Stats

M Inn Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
IPL 13 13 289 50 22.23 136.32 0 0 1 34 12

Yashasvi Jaiswal Bowling Stats

M Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
IPL 13