Gwalior: Yashaswi Jaiswal, who is playing for Rest of India in the current year’s Irani Cup, has created a unique record. He scored 213 runs in the first innings of this match. In this situation, he has scored 144 runs in the second innings. With this, he became the first player to score a double century and a century in the same Irani Cup match.
The Irani Cup is held annually as a first-class cricket tournament in the Indian domestic cricket circuit. Rest of India will play the Ranji Trophy winner. Players who have played for the state in the Ranji Trophy will be included in the Rest of India team.
The 21-year-old Jaiswal is making his debut for Rest of India in the ongoing Irani Cup. Highest run-scorer in the 2020 U19 World Cup series. Youngest player to score a double century in List A cricket. Currently he is playing for Rajasthan Royals in IPL cricket. He is playing for the Mumbai team in Indian domestic cricket.
He became the 12th Indian to score a double century and a century in the same match in first-class cricket. Sunil Gavaskar is the only Indian batsman to achieve this feat in international cricket. He achieved this feat against the West Indies in the 1970-71 season.
He also holds the record as the highest run-scorer in the Irani Cup. He scored a total of 357 runs in this match. Earlier this record was held by Shikhar Dhawan who scored 332 runs. Madhya Pradesh team is chasing the target of victory if they score 437 runs. Tomorrow is the last day of this competition which started on 1st.
Take a bow, Yashasvi Jaiswal. pic.twitter.com/xa5ph9FgHB