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Yashasvi Jaiswal created history by scoring a stormy century, he was the first Indian player to do a great feat.

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Yashasvi Jaiswal

India vs Nepal Asian Games 2023: Currently, Team India is facing Nepal in the Asian Games 2023. In this match, Indian captain Ruturaj Gaikwad won the toss and decided to bat first, which proved to be correct. On behalf of India, Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a stormy century and made many big records in his name. Along with scoring a century, he has also equaled the record of Suryakumar Yadav.

Jaiswal did wonders

Yashasvi Jaiswal showed a explosive game from the very beginning of the innings. He hit strokes all over the field. He continued his explosive IPL form in the Asian Games as well. Jaiswal completed his century in just 48 balls. With this, he has reached joint fourth place in terms of scoring the fastest century in T20I for India. He has equaled Suryakumar Yadav. Surya also scored a T20I century in 48 balls. The Indian men’s cricket team is playing for the first time in the Asian Games. In such a situation, Yashasvi Jaiswal has become the first Indian player to score a century in the Asian Games.

Players who scored the fastest century in T20I for India:

Rohit Sharma- 35 balls

Suryakumar Yadav- 45 balls
KL Rahul- 46 balls
Yashswi Jaiswal- 48 balls
Suryakumar Yadav- 48 balls

Won hearts with explosive batting

Against Nepal, Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 100 runs in 49 balls, which included 8 fours and 7 long sixes. It was because of him that Team India was able to reach a big score. He has become the youngest batsman for India to score a century in T20I. He has scored a century at the age of 21 years 279 days. Before him, this record was in the name of Shubman Gill. Gill scored a century in T20I at the age of 23 years and 146 days.

Youngest batsman to score a century in T20I for India:

Yashasvi Jaiswal- 21 years 279 days
Shubhman Gill- 23 years 146 days
Suresh Raina- 23 years 156 days

India gave the target of 203 runs

Batting first, the Indian team scored 202 runs. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 100 runs for Team India. Apart from him, Rinku Singh batted brilliantly in the end. He scored 37 runs in just 15 balls. Rituraj Gaikwad and Shivam Dubey contributed 25 runs each. Tilak Verma and Jitesh Sharma could not play big innings. Deependra Singh Eri took maximum 2 wickets for Nepal.

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