Yashasvi Jaiswal has scored a double century in the final of the Duleep Trophy and on the basis of his innings, West Zone has taken a good lead over South Zone.
Yashasvi Jaiswal has scored a double century in the final of the Duleep Trophy. (BCCI Photo)
West Zone is facing South Zone in the final of Duleep Trophy being played in Coimbatore. West Zone has strengthened its position in this match. He has taken his lead against South Zone on Friday on the third day of the match and has played an important role in this young batsman. Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jaiswal has scored a double century in the second innings of West Zone and with this he has made a special record in his name.
Jaiswal has broken the record of great batsman and former India captain Ajit Wadekar on the basis of his brilliant batting. Jaiswal has become the youngest Indian batsman to score a double century in the final of any first-class tournament. Jaiswal has done this work at the age of 20 years 269 days. At the same time, Wadekar did this work at the age of 20 years 354 days. He scored a century while playing for Bombay against Rajasthan in 1962.
Double century scored in a single day
Jaiswal ended the third day of the match unbeaten on 209 runs. Sarfaraz Khan remained unbeaten on 30 runs with him. At the end of the day’s play, West Zone scored 376 runs for the loss of three wickets and extended their lead over South Zone to 319 runs. The day was started by South Zone. At that time his score was 318 runs for the loss of seven wickets. But in just nine runs, he lost his remaining three wickets and was bundled out for 327 runs in the first innings. After this came the batting of West Zone and opener Jaiswal took a fierce test of South Zone bowlers from the beginning. He scored fast. By the end of the day’s play, Jaiswal has played 244 balls and has hit 23 fours and three sixes.
Iyer’s bat too
Apart from him, Priyank Panchal scored 40 runs. Shreyas Iyer also played a brilliant innings and scored a half-century. He scored 71 runs in 113 balls with the help of four fours and two sixes. Captain Ajinkya Rahane could not go beyond 15 runs. Both Jaiswal and Iyer, who walked in this innings, failed in the first innings. Jaiswal could score only one run, then 37 runs came off Iyer’s bat. Het Patel scored 98 runs West Zone Had scored a score of 270 runs in the first innings.