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Yashasvi Jaiswal
Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal Biography: Yashasvi Jaiswal made an unbelievable and most inspiring journey from selling ‘Pani Puri’ during the evening and sleeping under a tent to becoming the youngest double centurion in the history of List A cricket at the age of 17 years, 292 days.

Yashasvi Jaiswal came under the spotlight when he scored a double hundred while playing for Mumbai against Jharkhand in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 which made him the youngest batsman ever in List A cricket to score a double century.

His career point changed when he was bought by an Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals for a whopping INR 2.40 crores in IPL 2020 Auction.

U19 cricketer Yashasvi Jaiswal
U19 cricketer Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal Biography Overview


Yashasvi Bhupendra Kumar Jaiswal

Date of Birth December 28, 2001


Father – Bhupendra Jaiswal

Mother – Kanchan Jaiswal

Siblings – Will Update Soon

Martial Status Unmarried
Girl Friend Unknown
Professional Cricketer
Batting Style Left-hand bat
Bowling Style Legbreak
Teams Played

India B, Rajasthan Royals, India Under-19, Mumbai, India Under-23, India Blue Under-19, India Red Under-19, North Mumbai Panthers, India A Under-19


Test– West Indies vs India at Roseau- July 12-14, 2023

T20I– West Indies vs India at Providence- August 08, 2023

FC – Chhattisgarh vs Mumbai at Mumbai – January 07 – 09, 2019

List A – India U-23s vs Bdesh U-23s at Lucknow – September 20, 2019

T20 – Royals vs Super Kings at Sharjah – September 22, 2020

Coach Jwala Singh

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s Early Life

  • Jaiswal was born on 28 December 2001 in Suriyawan, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh.
  • He was the fourth of six children to Bhupendra Jaiswal.
  • His father was the owner of a small hardware store, and his mother Kanchan Jaiswal was a housewife.
  • At the age of ten, he moved to Dadar, Mumbai, to receive cricket training at Azad Maidan.
  • As Dadar was far away from the Maidan, he relocated to the Kalbadevi neighborhood where he was given accommodation in a dairy shop in return for low-grade work.
  • He was eventually ejected by the shopkeeper as he was unable to provide much help at the shop in between his cricket training.
  • Having no place of his own, Jaiswal stayed in a tent with the groundsmen at the Maidan, where he often slept hungry and sold panipuri to make ends meet.
  • After living in tents for three years, Jaiswal’s cricketing talent was spotted in December 2013 by Jwala Singh, who ran a cricket academy in Santacruz.
  • Singh took Jaiswal under his wing and provided him a place to stay, before becoming his legal guardian and obtaining his power of attorney.
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Yashasvi Jaiswal with Jwala Singh
Yashasvi Jaiswal with Jwala Singh

Yashasvi Jaiswal Domestic Career

  • Jaiswal first came to the limelight in 2015 when he scored 319 not out and took 13/99 in a Giles Shield match, an all-around record in school cricket, which was recognized by the Limca Book of Records.
  • He was then selected in Mumbai under-16 squad followed by India under-19s.
  • Jaiswal was the highest run-scorer (318 runs) and player of the tournament in 2018 were bowled out for 152 and 85, in an innings win.
  • Later that year, he scored 294 runs in 7 matches, including four half-centuries, in the under-19 tri-series in England which also featured Bangladesh.
  • Jaiswal made his first-class debut for Mumbai against Chattisgarh in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy on 7 January 2019.
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal was named in the 2018 U-19 Asia Cup which was the turning point of his life.
      • He started with a hundred and ended up scoring 318 runs, the highest in the tournament, leading India to victory.
      • In his first Youth test debut, he hammered a 173 and led India to a win. Further, he scored four half-centuries against England and Bangladesh in a tri-series that year.
  • He made his List A debut on 28 September 2019, for Mumbai in the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
      • On 16 October 2019, he scored 203 runs off 154 balls in a Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Jharkhand and became the youngest double centurion in the history of List A cricket at 17 years, 292 days.
      • His knock included 17 fours and 12 sixes against a bowling attack consisting of Varun Aaron and Shahbaz Nadeem.
      • He was one of the top five run-scorers at the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 564 runs in 6 matches at an average of 112.80.
  • He was named in the India B squad for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy.

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s International Career

World Cup Career

  • In December 2019, he was named in India’s squad for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
  • He became the leading scorer in the tournament and scored a century against Pakistan in the semi-final.
  • During the U-19 Cricket World Cup 2020, he was the leading run-scorer for India.

Test Career

  • The Young Prominent batter made his Test debut during India’s West Indies tour in 2023.
  • During the first Test, Jaiswal scored 171 runs on 387 deliveries played in the first innings on July 12-14, 2023 where India won the match by an innings and 141 runs.
    • During the second Test played between July 20-24, 2023, he scored 57 and 38 runs in the first and second innings of the second Test which concluded in a draw.
  • He was part of the Test squad which played in India’s South Africa tour in 2023.
    • During the first Test match played between December 26-28, South Africa won the match by an Innings and 32 runs. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored only 17 and 5 runs in the first and second innings of the match.
    •  During the second match played between January 03-04, 2024, Yashasvi Jaiswal was sent out by duck in the first innings and scored 28 runs in the second Innings. India won the match by seven wickets.
  • Jaiswal was named in the India squad for England Test series 2024 where both teams were scheduled to play 5 Test matches which was a part of the WTC 2023-25 cycle.
    • In the first test, Jaiswal scored 80 and 15 in the first and second innings respectively where India lost the game by 28 runs.
    • In the second test played at Visakhapatnam, Jaiswal scored his maiden double-century in the 1st inning and scored 17 runs in the second inning.
    • In the 3rd test played at Rajkot, Jaiswal scored his second double-century in the second innings and remained unbeaten for 214 runs where India won the game by 434 runs.
      • With his second double century, Jaiswal becomes the third Indian batter after Vinod Kambli and Virat Kohli to hit double centuries in consecutive Test matches.
      • During his impressive unbeaten 214, Jaiswal smashed 12 sixes and equals Wasim Akram’s record for hitting the most sixes in a test innings.
    • Following his performance in 3rd test, Jaiswal becomes the first player in Test history to hit 20 sixes in a series. After Sunil Gavaskar, he is the second Indian to score 500 runs in a Test series at the age of 22.
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T20I Career

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal made his T20I debut during India’s tour of West Indies 2023. He was part of the T20I squad which played in the West Indies.
    • He did not play in the first and second T20I matches of the West Indies tour. He played in three T20I matches in the tour and amassed 90 runs in the tour.
  • He was part of the T20I squad which played in Australia’s India tour 2023. During the first T20I match played on November 23, 2023, Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 21 runs before being dismissed by Matthew Short. India won the match by 2 wickets.
    • He scored a half-century during the second T20I match played on November 26, 2023, where India won the match by 44 runs.
    • The 3rd T20I match of the tour played on November 28, 2023, concluded with the victory of Australia by 5 wickets. He was sent out with 5 runs by Behrendorff.
    • Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 37 runs in the fourth match of the T20I series on December 01, 2023. India won the match by 20 runs and the batter scored 37 runs before being sent out by Hardie.
    • He scored 21 runs during the 5th T20I match played on December 03, 2023, where India won by 6 runs.
  • He was part of the squad that played in India’s South Africa tour 2023-24. The first match was abandoned without a ball bowled.
    • During the second match, Yashasvi Jaiswal was sent out with a duck where South Africa won by 5 wickets on December 12, 2023.
    • He scored a half-century during the third match of the tour where India won the match by 106 runs. He scored 60 runs on December 14, 2023.
  • Jaiswal was included in the squad that played in Afghanistan’s tour of India in 2024. He did not play in the first T20I match of the tour.
    • Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 68 runs in the second T20I match played on January 14, 2024, where India won the match by 6 wickets.
    • He was dismissed for four runs in the 3rd T20I match played on January 17, 2024, where India won the match in the second Super over.
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Yashasvi Jaiswal (image; Instagram)

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s IPL Career

  • In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for INR 2.4 crores ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • He made his Twenty20 debut for the Rajasthan Royals in the 2020 IPL on 22 September 2020.
  • He made his maiden T20 half-century against Chennai Super Kings on 2 October 2021, the second fastest in franchise history at the time.
  • He made his maiden half-century against Chennai Super Kings on 2nd October 2021.
  • Ahead of IPL 2022 Mega Auction, RR has retained Yashasvi Jaiswal for INR 4 crores.
  • Jaiswal was retained by Rajasthan Royals for INR 4 crores ahead of the IPL 2023 season.
    • He scored his maiden T20 century on 30 April 2023, scoring 124 from 62 balls against Mumbai Indians and recording the 2nd highest score in an IPL match at the Wankhede Stadium.
    • On 11 May 2023, Jaiswal hit the fastest Indian Premier League (IPL) half-century in just 13 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders, surpassing the previous record jointly held by KL Rahul and Pat Cummins.
    • He finished the 2023 Indian Premier League as Rajasthan’s leading run scorer with 625 runs in 14 matches.
  • Rajasthan Royals retained Jaiswal ahead of the IPL 2024 Auction.
Rajasthan Royals ropes Yashasvi Jaiswal for INR 2.4 crores in IPL 2020 Auction
Rajasthan Royals ropes Yashasvi Jaiswal for INR 2.4 crores in IPL 2020 Auction

Yashasvi Jaiswal Batting Stats

M Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 7 861 214 71.75 68.99 3 2 2 90 25
T20I 17 502 100 33.47 161.94 1 0 4 55 28
IPL 37 1172 124 32.56 148.73 1 0 8 144 48

Yashasvi Jaiswal Bowling Stats

M Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W
Test 7
T20I 17 0 0/11 0/11 11 0 0 0
IPL 37 0 0/6 0/6 0 0 0 0
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