Updated: February 23, 2020 3:51:21 pm
India’s U-19 World Cup star Yashasvi Jaiswal’s dream run continued as he struck 100 for Mumbai in an under-23 game of the CK Nayudu Trophy at Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. At lunch towards Puducherry on Day 2, Jaiswal was batting on 125 with the crew rating on 240/2. This was in reply to Puducherry’s first innings complete of 206.
With Mumbai failing to make it to the Ranji Trophy knock stage, the 18-year-old had turned up for the under-23 game after coming back from the World Cup in South Africa. Jaiswal’s scoring streak on the U-19 World Cup, the place India completed runners-up, learn: 88, 105*, 62, 57*, 29*, 59.
He was lastly dismissed for 185 (243 balls) by Santosh Kumaran S however not that was not earlier than he slammed 19 boundaries and a solitary six.
In a lately chat with the Indian Express, he had mentioned that India’s loss in the U-19 World Cup remaining was “not end of the world”.
Before the World Cup, Jaiswal was identified for his inspiring rise out of socio-economic challenges – he offered pani puris and lived in tents of groundsmen at maidaan the place he honed his game- however he returned residence with extra enriched understanding about himself and his life.
Jaiswal had additionally mentioned that he realises that the highway forward could be harder however he’s conscious and prepared for it. “Until now, it was just age-group tournament, now that I will be in man’s world I know I have to double my hardwork.”
What stands out in the quite a few interactions with him over the past couple of years is the ever-increasing maturity and a philosophical outlook to life.
“I know about myself. I don’t have anything to do with the world. I have kept my life simple. Clear. I wake up around 5 am. Sir told me to use the time to talk to myself, understand myself, motivate myself. That’s what I do. It’s important that in these times, you spend time on yourself. I don’t waste time thinking about how others should understand me; I have understood myself, that’s more important,” Jaiswal had mentioned. “My fight isn’t with the world. It’s with me. My only bad habit is cold drinks, I plan to leave it now. Too much sugar. I have to get fitter. I do meditation, I have started to give more attention to fitness as its key to succeed.”
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