Indian batter Yashasvi Jaiswal was at his exceptional best with the bat during the ongoing second T20I against Australia. The match between the teams is taking place at the Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram.
Yashasvi Jaiswal took India off the flier as he came out with a positive mindset and took the attack to the bowlers. He played with the field and timed the ball to perfection. The batter made sure that he utilized powerplay to the full extent and put the Aussie side under pressure.
Yashasvi Jaiswal’s best came during the 4th over when he took Sean Abbott to the cleaners. The Southpaw smashed him for 24 runs in the fourth over. He kick-started the over with a boundary and then followed it up with a similar shot on the second ball. The batter hit a cheeky boundary on the third ball to make three fours and trot.
Yashasvi Jaiswal smashed six on the fourth ball and followed it with another six on the fifth ball. He played with the field and made Australia’s captain and bowlers look clueless.
Yashasvi Jaiswal ended with the knock of 53 runs off 25 balls and laid the solid platform for his team. He batted with a strike rate of over 210 and also smashed 9 fours and 2 sixes in his innings. His vital knock at the start powered the team to a total of 235 runs.
IND vs AUS: India finish with a total of 235 runs on board
After the solid start by Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ruturaj Gaikwad (58) played the anchor role to perfection and supported other players well. Ishan Kishan (52) came in after the solid opening partnership and slammed a brutal half-century that set the tempo for the team.
Suryakumar Yadav (19) and Rinku Singh (31*) played brutal cameos in the end powering India to a big total of 235 runs on the board. For Australia, Nathan Ellis picked three wickets whereas Marcus Stoinis picked one wicket.