Former India wicketkeeper-batter Deep Dasgupta termed Yashasvi Jaiswal’s starvation to attain runs because the standout facet of the younger cricketer. Dasgupta added that the 21-year-old has displayed exemplary self-discipline and temperament en path to scoring a Take a look at hundred on debut.
Jaiswal notched up a ton on his Take a look at debut on Day 2 in opposition to West Indies in Dominica on Thursday. Resuming his innings on his in a single day rating of 40, the southpaw returned unbeaten on 143 off 350 balls, hitting 14 fours.
The teenager added 229 runs for the opening wicket with skipper Rohit Sharma (103 off 221 balls) as India ended Day 2 in Dominica at 312/2, responding to West Indies’ first-innings complete of 150.
Throughout a dialogue on ESPNcricinfo, Dasgupta praised Jaiswal and commented:
“What stands out for me is the starvation that he has to attain runs. We’ve seen that in home stage. I feel he has bought eight a whole lot (9) in 15-odd video games, so clearly that starvation was very evident right here as effectively. Despite the fact that he’s batting on 140-odd, however he nonetheless desires to attain extra. Let’s not neglect, it’s not been straightforward to attain runs on this floor. He’s been fairly disciplined from that perspective.”
The previous India keeper added:
“He’s performed 350-odd deliveries. That’s a testomony to his health, his temperament and his starvation to attain as a lot as attainable.”
The Rohit-Jaiswal stand was damaged instantly after the Indian captain crossed three figures. Shubman Gill (6) fell cheaply, however Jaiswal and Virat Kohli (36*) added an unbroken 72 runs for the third wicket.
“He by no means misplaced his calmness” – Dasgupta on Jaiswal’s temperament
Throughout the dialogue, Dasgupta additionally hailed Jaiswal’s temperament, stating that the teenager didn’t lose his cool even when batting wasn’t straightforward after the ball bought tender.
The 46-year-old elaborated:
“Yesterday [Day 1], the stump mic quantity was fairly excessive and when the ball was sort of outdated, I heard him saying, ‘I’m attempting, however the ball is so tender, I can’t hit it arduous sufficient as a lot as I strive’. Despite the fact that it was sort of irritating, he by no means misplaced his calmness, his composure. That claims loads for anyone who’s so younger on the highest stage. Not simply worldwide, however for those who have a look at his first-class expertise as effectively, it’s not been lengthy.”
Thanks primarily to Jaiswal and Rohit, India have managed to construct a lead of 162 runs. They’ll look to stretch the result in a giant one on Day 3 to make sure they don’t need to bat for a second time.