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Love challenging myself depending on situation: Jaiswal

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NEW DELHI:

Yashasvi Jaiswal

‘s remarkable journey in

Test cricket

has reached new heights, with the young batsman emerging as the leading run-scorer in the ongoing series between India and England.
Since his debut against the West Indies last year, Jaiswal’s performance graph has been a roller-coaster ride, marked by resilience and adaptability.
In a recent conversation with broadcasters ahead of day three’s play in the fourth Test at the JSCA International Stadium on Sunday, Jaiswal shed light on his approach to the game, emphasizing the importance of playing for the team’s cause in varying match situations.

He credited his success to the valuable insights gained from discussions with cricketing stalwarts

Rahul Dravid

and

Rohit Sharma

.

“It’s been really nice and really challenging to play on different types of pitches,” Jaiswal remarked, highlighting the dynamic nature of Test cricket.
“I speak a lot with Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma about how I can change my style throughout the innings and try to make sure that I am always playing for the team and what the team needs,” he added.
In India’s first innings of the ongoing Test, Jaiswal exhibited his prowess with the bat, crafting a resilient innings of 73 before being dismissed by Shoaib Bashir.

This innings not only showcased his skill but also propelled him into an elite league, as he joined the illustrious company of

Sunil Gavaskar

,

Virat Kohli

, Rahul Dravid, and Dilip Sardesai by amassing 600 or more runs in a Test series.
Expressing his eagerness to continually evolve and learn from his experiences, Jaiswal affirmed, “I love changing my game and I love challenging myself depending on the match situation and what it needs. I am learning every day in net sessions and from talking to my senior players.”
As the series progresses, Jaiswal remains optimistic and committed to contributing to his team’s success.
“It’s going really well and I am looking forward to the rest of the game. We will give it everything and I will enjoy every part of the game,” he concluded, radiating confidence and determination.

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(With inputs from IANS)

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