IND vs ENG: Yashasvi Jaiswal broke Sehwag’s 16-year-old record and became the first to score 600 runs

On the second day of the Ranchi Test, Yashasvi Jaiswal produced a spectacular batting performance. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 73 runs in 117 balls. He hit eight fours and a six in his innings. At the same time, Yashasvi Jaiswal has created a huge record in his name. In fact, Yashasvi Jaiswal is the batsman who has hit the most sixes in the Test format for India in a calendar year. Yashasvi Jaiswal has hit 23 sixes so far this year. He has left behind former Indian legend Virender Sehwag.

Virender Sehwag had hit 22 sixes in 2008. In this way, Yashasvi Jaiswal has broken Virender Sehwag’s almost 16-year-old record. Apart from that, Yashasvi Jaiswal has a chance to leave England captain Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum behind. England captain Ben Stokes had scored 26 points in 2022. While Brendon McCullum scored 33 sixes in 2014. However, Yashasvi Jaiswal can break the records of Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum.

At the same time, Yashasvi Jaiswal has scored 618 runs in this series so far. Yashasvi Jaiswal has become the third batsman for India to score 600 or more runs in a Test series against England. Previously, Kohli and Rahul Dravid achieved this feat. Dravid scored 602 runs in the 2002 Test series against England. While Kohli had scored 655 runs in the series against England in 2016-17. This way, Yashasvi Jaiswal has a chance to leave Kohli behind.

Yashasvi also became the fifth player for India to score 600 or more runs in a Test series. Previously, Kohli, Sunil Gavaskar and Rahul Dravid have achieved this feat twice in their careers. Furthermore, Dilip Sardesai has also reached the mark of 600 runs in a Test series.

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