Yashasvi Jaiswal’s Ascend Continues, as He Climbs 14 Places in ICC Test Rankings

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    Yashasvi Jaiswal is riding high on success as he continues to soar higher. He’s been unstoppable since his international debut in the West Indies last year. Thanks to all of that success he’s risen an excellent 14 places in the ICC Men’s Test Batting Rankings. With 699 points, he now holds a career-best ranking of 15th.

    Yashasvi Jaiswal Image Credits ICC Twitter 2
    Yashasvi Jaiswal, Image Credits- ICC Twitter

    Yashasvi Jaiswal has dominated England, in the ongoing 5-match Test series, especially against the seasoned veteran James Anderson, providing an exciting preview of what is expected to be a successful and bright future for him.

    Yashasvi’s unbeaten 214 in the third Test, slammed with a record number of 12 maximums, drove forward India to a crucial 2-1 lead in the series.

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    1. When is the fourth test beginning from?

      The fourth test begins from 23rd February, Friday in Ranchi.


    Jaiswal’s Record-Breaking Performance Propels India to Victory in ICC World Test Championship Series

    Jaiswal’s stunning knock helped India take a 2-1 lead in the ICC World Test Championship series vs England at home soil. England were bowled out for 122, chasing a mammoth 557 for victory. With this victory India jump to second in the WTC standings for this cycle.

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    Yashasvi Jaiswal broke a multitude of records in the ongoing Test Series against England with his second double century as India beat the tourists with a resounding margin.

    Yashasvi Jaiswal Image Credits Twitter
    Yashasvi Jaiswal, Image Credits- Twitter

    Across the 3 Tests at home, Jaiswal has accumulated 545 runs at an incredible average of 109 with an intimidating strike rate of 81.1. Jaiswal’s triumph of scoring successive double centuries in Tests puts him in an elite company, alongside Vinod Kambli and Virat Kohli.

    Jaiswal now has 861 runs at an average of 71.75, after seven Tests, including three hundreds, all of which have been converted to 150-plus scores. Jaiswal also rises to the top of the leading run-scorer list ahead of Usman Khwaja (855 runs), with all his runs coming in the current WTC 2023-25 cycle.

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    Jaiswal equaled the record for the most sixes hit in a Test innings set by Wasim Akram way back in 1996 during his knock of 257 against Zimbabwe. Yashasvi hit 12 sixes during his 236-ball 214*.

    Most Sixes in An Innings Image Credits Twitter
    Most Sixes in An Innings, Image Credits- Twitter

    The south-paw now has 22 sixes in the series, making it the most any batter has recorded in a bilateral Test series. Jaiswal beat the record set by his opening partner Hitman Rohit Sharma in 2019 against South Africa with 19 sixes.

    Yashasvi Jaiswal22England2024
    Rohit Sharma19South Africa2019
    Shimron Hetmyer15Bangladesh2018
    Ben Stokes15Australia2023
    Most Sixes in a Bilateral Test series

    Team India has smashed a whooping 48 sixes in the ongoing Test series, the most by any team in a Test series with 28 of them coming in the Rajkot Test itself, the most by any team in a single Test match. In doing so they beat the their own record set against South Africa in 2019 with 47 Sixes.

    Yashasvi Jaiswal’s Double Centuries Catapult Him to Historic Company, Rohit Sharma Hails Team Effort in Victory

    Jaiswal has already showcased a fondness for Daddy Hundreds at an early stage in his career, with his three hundreds converted to scores of 171 (on debut), 209 and 214*.

    Jaiswal made successive double hundreds at the age of 22 years and 49 days, after Sir Donald Bradman and Vinod Kambli, making him the third youngest batter in the world to record two double centuries in Tests, both of whom were aged 21 while making their second double century.

    Captain Rohit Sharma was ecstatic with the victory and applauded the bowlers for stepping up in the absence of Ravichandran Ashwin. Despite admitting that there were several turning points in the game, the Indian Captain said that half the job was done with the bat, when India made two 400-plus totals.

    Lots of turning points [in the Test],” Rohit Sharma said.

    It was a good toss to win. We know how important in India it is to win the toss. The way we came back and bowled after that onslaught. The bowlers showed a lot of character, not to forget we did not have our most experienced bowler as well.”

    With the bat we knew the job was half-done, those two youngsters got us the lead we wanted and obviously, Jadeja with the ball in the second innings was superb.

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