Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh are facing each other in the 2nd Semifinal of the 2022 season of the Ranji trophy. The team winning this match would progress to the final of Ranji Trophy 2022. So far, Yashasvi Jaiswal has been the star for Mumbai in the Semifinal against Uttar Pradesh.
In the second innings of Mumbai, Yashasvi Jaiswal played a knock full of patience. Jaiswal didn’t score even a single run in the first 53 balls he faced in the second innings. He scored his first run on the 54th ball. The moment he scored his first run in the second innings, it was a funny moment to witness.
All his Mumbai teammates sarcastically cheered for him when he reached his first run. Many Uttar Pradesh players clapped too at this moment. Yashasvi Jaiswal himself acknowledged the cheers and raised his bat towards the dressing room.
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Yashasvi Jaiswal didn’t score even a single run in his 66 runs opening partnership with Prithwi Shaw. Mumbai scored 393 runs in the first innings. In reply, Uttar Pradesh managed to score just 180 runs. Mumbai got a massive lead of 213 runs. It looks difficult for Uttar Pradesh to cover this lead.
Yashasvi Jaiswal shines for Mumbai in the Semifinal against Uttar Pradesh
Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a brilliant century in the first innings of the Semifinal. Jaiswal scored 100 runs in 227 balls in the first innings of this clash against Uttar Pradesh. He smashed 15 fours in this innings. Jaiswal continued this form in the second innings too and played a determined knock.
Yashasvi had a very good 2022 season in the Indian Premier League. He scored 258 runs in 10 innings. He also had a decent strike rate of 133 in IPL 2022. Even Rajasthan Royals coach Kumar Sangakkara called Yashasvi Jaiswal an exciting talent to watch out for.