Yashasvi Jaiswal is a professional cricketer from India who was born on December 28, 2001, in Suriyawan, Uttar Pradesh. His height is 5 feet 10 inches. His father’s name is Bhupendra Jaiswal who was the owner of a small hardware store. While his mother Kanchan Jaiswal is a housewife. He has five brothers and sisters.
He is a left-handed opening batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. Jaiswal started playing cricket at a very young age and moved to Mumbai at the age of 11 to pursue his cricketing dreams.
Jaiswal gained national attention in the 2019-20 Vijay Hazare Trophy, where he became the youngest batsman to score a double century in List A cricket. He scored 203 runs off 154 balls for Mumbai against Jharkhand in Bangalore.
In the same year, Jaiswal was bought by Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction for INR 2.4 crore. He made his IPL debut in 2020 and scored his first IPL fifty against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
During his struggle period, he used to live in Tents with the groundsmen at the Maidan. He slept hungry often and sold panipuri to earn his livings.
In Feb 2020, he played for the ICC U-19 World Cup. He scored an unbeaten century in the semifinal against Pakistan. Yashasvi made 105 scores off 113 balls with 8 fours and 4 sixes.
He scored 88 runs in the final against Bangladesh and was awarded the Player of the Tournament for his consistent performances throughout the tournament.
Jaiswal’s talent and potential have made him one of the most promising young cricketers in India, and he is expected to have a bright future in the sport.