Yashasvi Jaiswal reacts to Ben Duckett’s comments during 3rd test in Rajkot

- Advertisement -

Indian cricket sensation Yashasvi Jaiswal responded to a remark made by England cricketer Ben Duckett during the Rajkot Test. Duckett had suggested that England deserved some credit for the way Jaiswal batted during the match. This comment drew significant backlash, with critics such as Nasser Hussain expressing their disapproval.

What did Duckett say about Yashasvi Jaiswal during the series?

After Day 3 during the Rajkot Test, when Jaiswal had scored the first of his two double hundreds during the series, England opener Duckett claimed that they should get some credit for the way Jaiswal batted against them.

- Advertisement -

“When you see players from the opposition playing like that, it almost feels like we should take some credit that they’re playing differently than how other people play Test cricket,” said Duckett.

Yashasvi Jaiswal on Ben Duckett's comments

- Advertisement -

Jaiswal, who was the Player of the Series in the recently concluded Test series against England, chose to respond to Duckett’s comment in a dignified and focused manner. In an interaction with The Indian Express, Jaiswal stated, “I don’t want to say anything about it. I just need to try and do whatever I can do on the ground that says the best I can do”.

This response reflects Yashasvi Jaiswal’s commitment to letting his performance on the field speak for itself. It also demonstrates his maturity and focus on his game, rather than getting involved in off-field controversies.

- Advertisement -

During the series, Yashasvi Jaiswal amassed a staggering 712 runs in 9 innings against England, making him only the second Indian batter after Sunil Gavaskar to achieve such a landmark in a bilateral series. His remarkable performance also propelled him into the top 10 of the ICC Test Rankings, breaking several records along the way.

While acknowledging his satisfaction with performing well against England, Jaiswal stressed the importance of staying focused on his team’s objectives. He emphasized his approach of taking each match as it comes.

Looking ahead, Yashasvi Jaiswal is set to showcase his talents during the IPL 2024 season with the Rajasthan Royals. His response to Duckett’s comment, his performance in the Test series against England, and his focus on the upcoming IPL season all indicate that Jaiswal is a player to watch out for in the future.

Also Read: JAMES ANDERSON REVEALS HIS VERBAL SPAT WITH SHUBMAN GILL DURING 5TH TEST

- Advertisement -
Teja Devathoti
Teja Devathoti
Sports Content Writer at Swen Entertainment. Teja Devathoti has done his Bachelors in Commerce. He previously worked at Amazon as an associate in Operations. He has been a passionate follower of Cricket and other Sports since his childhood and this was the major reason to shift his career path to content creation because of its story-telling ability. He has a great desire to travel to all corners of the world covering various sports. Other than watching sports, Teja has a keen interest in Travelling, Music and Singing. His favourite cricket memory is India winning the 50 over World Cup and the great man Sachin Tendulkar achieving his biggest dream in his home ground.

Similar Articles

Comments

Advertisment

Most Popular

Advertisment