India vs England: Yashasvi Jaiswal batted brilliantly for India and scored a double century against England. This is the first double century of Yashasvi's Test career. He batted strongly in the second match of the Test series being played between India and England in Visakhapatnam. Yashasvi broke many records in return of his double century. He has become the third youngest player to score a double century in Test for India. Yashasvi is currently 22 years and 37 days old.
Yashasvi single-handedly overpowered England -
Yashasvi has proved to be strong for Team India. He has single-handedly overpowered England. Where at the other end of Team India, the players are out and returning to the pavilion. Whereas Yashasvi has held his ground firmly. Till the time of writing the news, he faced 285 balls and scored 209 runs. This innings of Yashasvi included 19 fours and 7 sixes.
The youngest player to score a double century in Test for India -
Vinod Kambli has been the youngest player to score a double century in Test for Team India. He scored a century against England in 1993. Kambli was then 21 years and 35 days old. The second century is also recorded in the name of Kambli. He scored 227 runs against Zimbabwe in 1993. Kambil was then 21 years and 55 days old.
Sunil Gavaskar's name is also included in this list. He had scored 220 runs against West Indies. Gavaskar was then 21 years and 283 days old. After this comes the name of Yashasvi. Yashasvi accomplished this feat at the age of 22 years and 37 days.
Special record registered in the name of Yashasvi -
Yashasvi has become the fourth left-handed batsman to score a double century in Tests for India. Before him, Sourav Ganguly, Vinod Kambli and Gautam Gambhir have done this feat. Ganguly had scored 239 runs against Pakistan in 2007. Kambli had scored double centuries against Zimbabwe and England. Gautam Gambhir scored a double century against Australia in 2006.