Yashasvi Jaiswal reveals reason behind his success during the U-19 World Cup in South Africa
Gamer of the U-19 World Cup, Yashasvi Jaiswal, states practicing on astro-turf pitches prior to the competition assisted him stand out on the bouncy tracks in South Africa.
Jaiswal was likewise the highest run- getter in the competition with 400 runs in 6 innings, consisting of an unbeaten hundred versus Pakistan in the semifinal.
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“(His mentor) Jwala Sir had told me that you have to go and bag the player of the series award. We practiced a lot on how to play on bouncy tracks. We practiced on how to play short-balls and that helped me,” Jaiswal informed PTI on Saturday.
“I was either playing or leaving short-balls. There is bounce on astro-turf wickets like how it is there, so I batted on astro-turf wickets and that worked,” stated the 18- year-old, who devoted his gamer of the series award to Jwala.
Jaiswal, who is viewed as the next young weapon to make it big, stated during the competition he likewise discovered how to bat under pressure.
” It was an excellent experience, to play in a various nation, where the wickets were likewise various. And I delighted in batting as I was batting for longer period in the games in addition to in the nets.
“I learnt a lot while playing and also learnt on how to deal with pressure, as pressure was there during most of the games,” the left-handed opener stated.
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Jaiswal’s scores in the competition were 59 (versus Sri Lanka), 29 not out (versus Japan), 57 not out (versus New Zealand), 62 (versus Australia), 105 not out (versus Pakistan) and 88 (versus Bangladesh). India, nevertheless, lost the final to Bangladesh.
Jaiswal stated his century versus Pakistan was “an important 100” of his life.
Both Jaiswal and his opening partner Divyansh Saxena provided India great starts during the event and he acknowledged the function played by his “Dadar Union” colleague.
“Whenever I was in a hurry or went for a big shot, we spoke to each other. At such times, Diyvansh used to tell me ‘keep playing, a lot of time is left in the game, we will score runs’,” he stated.
Jaiswal, who offered paani puris and lived in a camping tent in his early playing days in Mumbai, likewise revealed his thankfulness for junior chief selector Ashish Kapoor who recommended that he might open the innings for India U-19
“All the U-19 selectors helped me a lot. It was because of Ashish Kapoor sir that I was able to open. I would like to thank all the selectors and coaches,” he added.