Yashasvi Jaiswal’s ‘broken’ man of the tournament trophy gets fixed
Yashasvi Jaiswal ended as the leading run scorer in Under-19 World Cup.
Updated - Feb 14, 2020 1:22 pm
Yashasvi Jaiswal– the top-order batsman is a rising star from Ashes to Glory, who is playing in prolific form and he turned the tables for Under-19 India in the recently concluded World Cup with his dominant batting. However, he failed in making his team win the title of World Champions.
Nevertheless, he was awarded the trophy of Man of the tournament for his remarkable performances. And, surprisingly the trophy got damaged during the travel but now it has been fixed.
Jaiswal, the 18-year-old played at his helm best in the mega event, helping the Indian colts for qualifying into the finals of the tournament. In the final game against Bangladesh U19, he played a responsible knock of 88 runs. He single-handedly rescued his team from the breakthrough’s but his efforts went in vain as Indian colts lost the final by a margin of three wickets.
Yashasvi Jaiswal craves for runs instead of trophies, says his coach
The left-hander has emerged as one of the promising players in the domestic circuit and he has proved his mantle in the high profile tournament. The 18-year-old ended up being the leading run-scorer in the Under-19 World Cup with 400 runs in six games with one amazing ton and four half-centuries and went unbeaten on three occasions
Now, a close source to Yashasvi Jaiswal has said that the trophy that 18-year-old got suffered damage during the transit. But, now it is perfectly fixed and sometimes these things happen during the travel, “The trophy suffered damage during transit, but we have now fixed it. Such things happen during travel,” a close source to Jaiswal said as quoted by India TV.
Later on, his coach Jwala Singh said that this is not the first time that it has happened. And it doesn’t matter a lot to Yashasvi as he doesn’t crave for trophies but for runs with the bat, “This isn’t the first time! He cares more about runs, doesn’t fuss too much about trophies.” said Jwala Singh.
At the age of 18, Yashaswi Jaiswal already holds a plethora of records in the domestic cricket. Jaiswal is currently the youngest cricketer on the planet to score a double ton in 50-over cricket that he created at the age of 17 years 292 days. The left-hander achieved this feat in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019 match against Jharkhand.
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