Yashasvi Jaiswal Fastest Fifty: Yashasvi Jaiswal cuts Gadar in 13 balls, breaks Rahul’s record

Home » Yashasvi Jaiswal Fastest Fifty: Yashasvi Jaiswal cuts Gadar in 13 balls, breaks Rahul’s record

Kolkata: In IPL 2023, many young Indian players have made an impact and grabbed attention. Rajasthan Royals K opener Yashasvi Jaiswal’s name is one of them. The 22-year-old young opener has scored runs consistently this season and has been the best performer for Rajasthan. His explosive and aggressive batting has created problems for the bowlers. Another example of this was shown against Kolkata Knight Riders, where he made the record for the fastest half-century.

In this crucial match at the Eden Gardens, the Rajasthan Royals bowlers put in a stellar performance and restricted the hosts to just 149 runs. The target was not too difficult in front of Rajasthan and Kolkata needed to do something special and something different to stop it. In this effort, Kolkata wanted to surprise Rajasthan but this bet backfired.

thrashed in the first over itself

Seeing the good performance of Rajasthan’s spinners, Kolkata also started with spin, but instead of the main spinners, part-time spinner and captain Nitish Rana came for bowling. Rana bowled only a few overs this season but he impressed. However, this time it could not happen and Yashasvi Jaiswal ruined the whole plan.

Jaiswal surprised everyone by sending the first two balls of the innings for sixes. Then in the next two balls, he hit two blistering fours. Took 2 runs on the fifth ball and hit a four on the last ball as well.

Broke the record of KL Rahul

However, in the second over, Jos Buttler lost his wicket for him and was run out. Jaiswal equalized this too and then rained boundaries. In the third over, Jaiswal also made the record for the fastest half-century in IPL history by hitting Shardul Thakur for 3 consecutive fours and then taking a single.

This young left-handed batsman completed his half-century in just 13 balls. He broke the record of KL Rahul, who hit Fifty in just 14 balls for Punjab Kings in 2018. Jaiswal hit 6 fours and 3 sixes to reach his half-century. At the same time, he also got 4 runs for overthrow. The effect of his blistering innings was that Rajasthan scored 78 runs in the powerplay, out of which 62 runs came from Jaiswal’s bat.

Excellent season for Jaiswal

This season has been fantastic so far for the young Rajasthan opener. He had already scored an excellent century against Mumbai Indians this season. Apart from this, he scored a half-century for the fourth time in this season. Along with this, he also completed his 500 runs in IPL 2023. He became the first Indian batsman in this season to reach this figure.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

© Copyright 2024 Playablekick
Powered by WordPress | Mercury Theme