Yashasvi Jaiswal has made heads turn not only with his struggle story but his hard work, determination, and dedication. The young batter was picked up by Rajasthan Royals management in the year 2020 for an amount of Rs. 2.40 crore. His retention prior to the 15th season was done so with that goal in mind, which was obviously given that RR saw him as a long-term possibility. The management’s faith in Yashasvi Jaiswal finally worked well for them this season.

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Yashasvi Jaiswal played another clutch knock against Punjab Kings as the team lost quick wickets early in the run chase. Impressed by his performance this season, former CSK player Suresh Raina applauded coach Kumar Sangakkara for scouting the young talent. A team’s foundation gets built upon players that have the potential to deliver in the long term and that is exactly what the management saw in Yashasvi Jaiswal.

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“There is a certain calmness in his batting. There is a different energy in his body language, scoring runs consistently for his team. For this, I’ll give a lot of credit to Kumar Sangakkara who is sitting in their dugout. He’s (Yashasvi Jaiswal) a different type of player. He looks to dominate. And any player who looks to dominate in this format reaches a different level. He has all those qualities,” Suresh Raina said. The Rajasthan Royals team this year has been dependent on Yashasvi Jaiswal to provide the team with a good start. Jos Buttler who had a magnificent year last year struggled to deliver as per expectation.

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The young opener, Yashasvi Jaiswal has gained praise from a lot of cricket experts in addition to Suresh Raina. Former Indian legendary batter Sunil Gavaskar in a different discussion mentioned that Yashasvi Jaiswal is ready to represent India soon. After his half-century last night, the opener became the player with the most runs by an uncapped player. In 14 matches, he has 625 runs to his name including his maiden IPL century as well as 5 half-centuries. With BCCI keen on making a young team for the upcoming T20 World Cup in 2024, it’ll be interesting to see how the cricketing board makes selections now.

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