Rajasthan Royals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Former India and CSK batter Suresh Raina lavished large reward on Rajasthan Royals’ (RR) Yashasvi Jaiswal following his blazing knock towards Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). The flamboyant Royals opener hammered an unbeaten ninety eight off forty seven balls to win the conflict in opposition to Kolkata on Thursday, May 11.
The batter recorded the quickest IPL half-century as he hastily hit the floor jogging from the first over. Notably, Jaiswal focused 26 runs off the first over in opposition to Nitish Rana, which additionally is the joint-second most costly first over in the top-tier league. His average innings covered 12 boundaries and 5 sixes at an remarkable strike fee of 208.51.
Impressed with his blazing knock, former India batter Raina made a large revelation as he noted that he would have protected Jaiswal in India’s drawing close ODI World Cup squad, had he been the selector. He in addition introduced that the younger southpaw reminds him of former India explosive hitter Virender Sehwag, with regard to his batting approach.
“If I was once the Indian selector, I would have signed him these days itself for the World Cup due to the fact he is in a very clean mind. He reminds me of Virender Sehwag. I’m certain Rohit Sharma will be staring at this due to the fact he will be looking out for batters like him for the World Cup,” Raina stated on JioCinema following the blazing knock.
Jaiswal has aggregated 575 runs in simply 12 suits at a wonderful common of 52.27, lacing it with one century and 4 fifties. Notably, crew India is but to announce the contingent for the mega ODI match which will be held in India in October.
It stays to be considered if the younger sensation makes his vicinity in the setup for the marquee tournament following his sensational marketing campaign in the sixteenth edition. Meanwhile, Rajasthan’s win in opposition to KKR noticed them climb up to the 1/3 spot in the IPL Points Table and the aspect will be gunning to cement their vicinity in the playoffs.