Yashasvi Jaiswal: Biography, Career, Stats, Family and Interesting Facts

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Yashasvi Jaiswal is an Indian cricketer who plays for India Under-19s and Mumbai. In October 2019, he became the youngest cricketer in the world to score a List A double century. He has been signed by Rajasthan Royals for ₹2.4 crore to play in IPL 2020. He is a Left Handed opening batsmen and leg break Bowler.

 

Yashasvi Jaiswal: Biography, Career, Stats, Family and Interesting Facts
Yashasvi Jaiswal (Pic Credit – Instagram)


Career:

Yashasvi Jaiswal first came to the light 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 recorded by Limca Book of Records. He was firstly selected in U-16 and further on in U-19 team. In December 2019, he was named in India’s squad for the 2020 U-19 Cricket World Cup. He became the leading scorer in the tournament, and scored a century against Pakistan in the semifinal.

Yashasvi Jaiswal: Biography, Career, Stats, Family and Interesting Facts
Yashasvi Jaiswal with Shreyas Iyer (Pic Credit – Instagram)

Yashasvi made his 1st class debut for Mumbai in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy in January, 2019 and List A debut on 28 September 2019, for Mumbai in the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Stats:
Format
M
Runs
Avg
SR
1st Class
1
20
20.
47.6
List A
13
779
70.8
91.5
Family and Personal Life:
Height
5’6″
DOB
28,Dec 2001
Age
19
Birth Place
Bhadohi, UP
Zodiac Sign
Capricorn
Nationality
Indian
Hometown
Dadar, Mumbai
Parents
Father – Bhupendra Jaiswal
Mother – Kanchan Jaiswal
Siblings
1 brother and a sister

 

Some Interesting Facts about Yashasvi Jaiswal:

 

1.He came into the limelight after becoming the youngest player in the world to score a double century. 

 

2.His father was a poor man who used to run a small business. Sometimes they fail to even eat a meal at the end of the day. 

 

3.Yashasvi left his house at the age of 11 and Moved to Mumbai to pursue his dream. His family didn’t stop him from going as they weren’t well sufficient to feed all of their childrens. 

Yashasvi Jaiswal: Biography, Career, Stats, Family and Interesting Facts
Yashasvi Jaiswal (Pic Credit – Twitter)

 

4.Yashasvi Worked at a dairy shop in Mumbai where he used to work and sleep. 

 

5.He worked so hard at  his earlier days of life when other childrens used to enjoy. He used to study and then practice all day. His dairy employer fired him from the work because he wasn’t able to do all the work at same Time. 

 

6.His uncle who used to live in Worli, Mumbai helped him to secure a place in the Muslim United Cricket Club where he started to play regular cricket. 



Yashasvi Jaiswal: Biography, Career, Stats, Family and Interesting Facts
Yashasvi Jaiswal during U-19 World Cup (Pic Credit – Instagram)

 

7.Once while he was practicing, the local Coach Jwala Singh spotted him and said – 

 

I was standing behind the nets and it was a tricky wicket to bat on as every other player was struggling but when Yashasvi came, he started hitting the ball cleanly. I was impressed and immediately talked to him. 

 

8. Jwala Singh is the person who gave a place to live to Yashasvi Jaiswal and trained him by taking him under his wing. 

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