Aakash Chopra in full praise of youngster Yashasvi Jaiswal

Aakash Chopra

Former India cricketer, Aakash Chopra has praised youngster Yashasvi Jaiswal for his impeccable knock against Mumbai Indians yesterday.

Apparently, Jaiswal was the only shining star in the RR batting lineup as he notched his maiden ton in the IPL.

Now, Chopra has touted him as an all-format player and says that he is capable of playing in the Indian team as well.

Yesterday, MI skipper Rohit Sharma also appreciated Jaiswal’s performance after the game.

Additionally, Jaiswal has also amassed a lot of runs this season and now has the hold of the Orange cap as well.

He has 428 runs in just nine games and will look to continue with this brilliant performance this season.

According to Chopra, Jaiswal was also the Most Valuable Player of the game yesterday.

Says Chopra,

There is no doubt in my mind or your mind that the most valuable player of the match has to be Yashasvi Jaiswal. Firstly he is an all-format player. Don’t even think by mistake that he plays well only in T20s. He demolishes the opposition in day’s cricket.

Adding further, he says,

He has a double century in the first innings and a century in the second innings of the Irani Trophy final. If you check his numbers in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, which is 50-over cricket, he has scored a double century. He is made of a different material. The guy is different.

Chopra says that Jaiswal played an unbelievable knock in yesterday’s match

Commenting further on Jaiswal, Chopra said that Jaiswal’s knock was exceptional against Mumbai Indians as he is originally from the city.

Additionally, he has also stated that Jaiswal knows every nook and cranny of the Wankhede which made him able to take on Jofra Archer.

While Buttler was struggling to make runs, Jaiswal dispatched Archer to all parts of the park.

Says Chopra,

He played an unbelievable knock. He knows this ground well because he is from Mumbai and knows the nook and corner of the ground. There was actually a lot of help from the pitch. There was bounce and sideways movement.

Concluding, Chopra says,

Jofra Archer was actually firing on all cylinders. He was bowling fast and Jos Buttler was getting hit all over the body but Yashasvi started to hit. He pulled the ball for a six and then fours and sixes one after the other. He not only played the fast bowlers on this pitch but dominated them.

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