IND vs WI: Yashasvi Jaiswal Fulfills His Dream, As His Family Moves Into A New Five-Bedroom Flat In Mumbai

Updated - 15 Jul 2023, 07:24 PM

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Yashasvi Jaiswal (Image Credits: Twitter/BCCI)

Young Indian opener Yashasvi Jaiswal had a dream debut in international cricket by smashing a century against the West Indies in the first Test of the two-match series. Yashasvi Jaiswal became the 17th Indian batter to score a hundred in his debut match in Test cricket.

Yashasvi Jaiswal earned his first national team call-up based on his impressive performances in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and domestic cricket. The team management showed faith in the young left-handed batter’s skills by picking him in the playing XI.

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The 21-year-old batter made the most of the opportunity and scored 171 runs off 387 balls. The southpaw became the seventh batter to slam a century on their Test debut away from home. He surpassed Sourav Ganguly’s record of most runs in the first match in overseas conditions.

Jaiswal added a 229-run partnership with skipper Rohit Sharma and helped the team get a lead in the first innings without losing any wickets. He formed a 110-run partnership with Virat Kohli before being dismissed. The Indian team declared their first innings at 421/5.

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He Had Just One Wish – Yashasvi Jaiswal Brother

Following his remarkable achievements in international cricket, Yashasvi Jaiswal fulfilled his long-held dream of gifting his family a luxurious new home in Mumbai. The batter was determined to provide his family with a comfortable and permanent residence, choosing not to return to their previous home.

“He kept telling us, ‘Please shift soon, I don’t want to stay in this house’. Even during the Test match, he would ask about our shifting plans,” Yashasvi’s brother Tejsvi told Indian Express.

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“All his life, he had just one wish, to have his own house. You know how he has come up, he understands the importance of a roof over his head, especially in Mumbai,” he added.

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s incredible journey from humble beginnings to owning a spacious 5 BHK flat is a testament to his remarkable rise in cricket. He used to live in tents, sell panipuris, and watch IPL matches from trees. His hard work has finally paid off and reached new heights.

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Want To Dedicate This To My Mother And Father – Yashasvi Jaiswal

Earlier, the Uttar Pradesh born-cricketer dedicated his century to his parents, describing the knock as an emotional moment for him and his family.

“It is very emotional for me and my family. For everyone who has supported me in any way. It has been a long journey. I want to say thank you to everyone who have helped me,” Yashasvi said.

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“I want to dedicate this to my mother and father, they’ve contributed a lot. Thanks to god. I won’t say much now… I’m happy, this is just a start, I’ve a lot to do,” he added.

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