CricketYashasvi Jaiswal proves his worth against MI
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Yashasvi Jaiswal proves his worth against MI

In the historic 1000th IPL league where the Hosts met up against the third-placed Rajasthan in Sunday’s mega show on 30th April from Wankhede stadium. It was left-handed batter Yashasvi Jaiswal’s night who scored 124 off 62 balls in this 42nd IPL match against Rohit Sharma’s MI.

His score included 16 fours and 8 maximum to put RR in the driving seat while batting first. It was a hell of an innings from Jaiswal which was appreciated by Sanju Samson, Rohit Sharma and many others.

The journey here was not easy at all for Yashasvi Jaiswal. The youngster, who hails from UP, decided to shift to Mumbai at the age of 11 to pursue a cricket career. After reaching there, the 21-year-old stalwart had to live in a tent in front of Wankhede Stadium for almost 3 years so that Jaiswal could do his cricket practice on time.

Following this, Jaiswal was selected for the Men in Blue U-19 team after his cricket career got a different flight. In the auction for the 2020 IPL season. He was made a part of their team by Rajasthan Royals for a whopping Rs 2.40 crore.

Highest individual scorer in IPL for Rajasthan

With his first century in the IPL, Jaiswal has also made many records in his name. For the Pink Army, the left-handed batter has now come in first place in terms of making the highest individual score in IPL. Apart from this, the UP-born has also broken the record of the highest individual score in IPL as an uncapped player.

The record for making the highest individual score in the IPL. As an uncapped player was in the name of Paul Valthaty, who scored an unbeaten 120 against Chennai Super Kings at the Mohali ground in 2011. Jaiswal has now come first on this list and has now topped the list with 124 runs.

In this match, The Pink Army scored a huge score of 212 runs after losing 7 wickets while batting first. In response, the middle order of MI achieved the target in 19.3 overs while playing quick innings. Mumbai won by 6 wickets. It was the fourth-biggest successful chase in Indian Premier League history.