Virat Kohli on Yashasvi Jaiswal: Rajasthan Royals opener batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal played a brilliant inning in the match played against Kolkata Knight Riders last Thursday (May 11). Jaiswal scored 98 * in 47 balls with the help of 13 fours and 5 sixes. During this, his strike rate was 208.51. Virat Kohli of RBC was surprised to see this innings of Rajasthan’s opener batsman. Praising Yashasvi, he said, ‘What a talent.’
Seeing the innings of Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli shared a story from his Instagram account. Kohli wrote, “This is some of the best batting I have seen in a while. What a talent.” Next, he also tagged Yashasvi in his story. Due to this innings of Yashasvi, Rajasthan won the match very easily.
Fastest fifty in IPL
In this match played against KKR, Yashasvi also did the feat of scoring the fastest half-century in IPL. Jaiswal had completed Fifty in just 13 balls. In this case, he broke the record of Indian batsman KL Rahul and Australian player Pat Cummins.
Rahul did this feat while playing for Punjab Kings and Pat Cummins while playing for KKR. Both the players had the record of scoring the fastest half-century in 14 balls in the IPL. However, now this record has been named after Yashasvi Jaiswal of Rajasthan Royals.
Rajasthan won the match in just 13.1 overs
Batting first in the match, the team of Kolkata Knight Riders put 149 runs on the board at the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. Chasing the runs, Rajasthan Royals achieved the target in just 13.1 overs for just 1 wicket. Apart from Yashasvi Jaiswal, captain Sanju Samson scored 48 runs in 29 balls with the help of 2 fours and 5 sixes.
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