Jaiswal achieved this extraordinary milestone on the third day of the Test match against the West Indies at Windsor Park on Friday.
India batsman Shikhar Dhawan tops the table with his brilliant 187 against Australia in Mohali in 2013.
Right after India’s captain Rohit Sharma In 2013, he secured the second position with an impressive innings of 177 runs against the West Indies in Kolkata.
Yashasvi is the third Indian batsman to score a century on debut against the West Indies. Rohit (177 – Kolkata, 2013) and Prithvi Shah (134 – Rajkot, 2018) are the other two.
Yashaswi’s incredible journey from a promising batsman to a household name is a testament to his unwavering dedication, relentless hard work and relentless pursuit of improvement.
The 21-year-old’s story is nothing short of a fairy tale.
At the age of 11, Yashasvi left his home in Uttar Pradesh’s Surya village and started his journey to Mumbai, where he faced many challenges.
In the early stages of his career, he lived in tents and had to sell pani puri to sustain himself.
His days were spent at Azad Maidan, where he sought opportunities to develop his skills. Yashaswi’s rags-to-riches narrative has inspired many athletes.
In IPL 2023, the left-handed batsman made a significant impact, emerging as the fifth highest run scorer in the tournament. He was also the highest run scorer for Rajasthan Royals.
He played 14 matches in IPL 2023 and scored 625 runs at an average of 48.08 including one century and five fifties. This achievement further cemented Yashaswi’s reputation as a rising star in the world of cricket.