Jayant Yadav slams maiden Test century

first_imgJayant Yadav scored his maiden Test century as India took control over England in the fourth Test with Virat Kohli hitting a magnificent double hundred. (Thrilling first day on field for Test debutant Jayant Yadav)The 26-year-old reached his century in 196 balls and the knock was studded with 14 fours. (Scorecard)Jayant also became the first Indian to score a century at No.9 in Test cricket, surpassing Farokh Engineer, who scored 90 against New Zealand at Chennai in 1965. He was finally dismissed by Adil Rashid on 104, ending a strong 241-run stand with skipper Kohli. Their eighth-wicket partnership is a record for India in Tests.The Haryana all-rounder has impressed the pundits in his short Test career. On his Test debut in the second match against England at Vizag, he had scored a crucial 55. (India vs England, 4th Test, Day 4: Live Cricket Scores)Jayant, who has claimed eight wickets in just two matches, looks promising as an upcoming all-rounder for the Indian squad. (Virat Kohli joins Bradman, Ponting in elite list after third double hundred in 2016)India are looking confident to clean sweep the five-match series, currently leading by 2-0.last_img read more

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