Last update: April 30, 2023, 10:15 PM IST
Yashasvi Jaiswal celebrates the first century of the IPL and (right) sells panipuri with her father (Twitter and IPL/BCCI)
Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 124 carries on 62 balls, dotted with 16 limits and eight maximums as fans hailed him as a ‘special talent’
Yashasvi Jaiswal shattered his first Indian Premier League (IPL) century in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match number 42 and the 1000th match in tournament history at Wanhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday.
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The young hitter also shared a vital 72-run partnership with skipper Jos Buttler as the Rajasthan Royals posted a mammoth 212/7 against Mumbai Indians. Jaiswal’s 124 out of 62 balls, dotted with 16 limits and eight highs, made just 62 deliveries at a strike rate of 200.
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Jaiswal also surpassed 400 carries this season and also recorded the highest score this IPL season.
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Yashasvi Jaiswal, 21, scored his first IPL 100 in the 1000th IPL game. And all we saw today was 360° magic. Champion stuff. 💗👏👏
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) April 30, 2023
Fans and pundits praised Yashasvi Jaiswal for scoring one hundred:
Jai Sawaal ka nahi koi Jawaab. One of the best hundreds you will see, 124 when the next best is extras with 25. Great temper, Yashasvi Jaiswal is bawaal. #MIvRR pic.twitter.com/0mcx411kBM— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 30, 2023
What a story, what a special talent. Yashasvi Jaiswal is a superstar in the making. #MIvRR @ybj_19 💯—Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) April 30, 2023
It would have been much happier for him if it wasn’t against Mumbai Indians. What a trip he had. Proud of you, Yashasvi Jaiswal. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/MYviKlsHOf
— ANSHUMAN🚩 (@AvengerReturns) April 30, 2023
Brilliant batting performance from Yashasvi Jaiswal as he evokes a well-deserved century! The crowd is on their feet to applaud this remarkable round.” pic.twitter.com/buRpZvchDz— MI Fans Army™ (@MIFansArmy) April 30, 2023
Yashasvi Jaiswal sold pani puri and lived in tents in Mumbai to make ends meet, but this wonderful kid pursued his cricketing dreams despite the odds. #MIvsRR pic.twitter.com/1knWSLUyRw— runmachinevirat (@runmachinevi143) April 30, 2023
From selling panipuris to living in a tent a few miles from Wankhede, to one of the last centuries of IPL history in Wankhede. The story of Yashasvi Jaiswal. pic.twitter.com/9Q4HCpdB8n— Ankit Jain (@indiantweeter) April 30, 2023
Left-arm pacer Arshad Khan was MI’s most successful bowler with figures of 3/39, while Piyush Chawla returned figures of 2/34 and England’s speedy Jofra Archer took the wicket from the versatile West Indian Jason Holder.
(With agency contributions)
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