Yashasvi Jaiswal impressed everyone with his brilliant display of batting as the youngster slammed a well-deserved century on Day 1 of the second Test match between India and England in Vishakhpatnam on Friday. Jaiswal looked extremely comfortable against the English bowlers and he was able to reach the milestone in 151 balls with the help of 11 fours and 3 sixes.
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The left-hander brought up his century in style as he slammed Tom Hartley for a massive six over long-on and he followed it up with a celebration that has gone viral on social media. Jaiswal took off his helmet, flapped his arms and pointed towards the heavens as the Indian dressing room as well as the crowd cheered him on for his brilliant innings. India skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bat first against England on Friday as they look to level the series in the second Test.
The hosts, who trail the five-match series 1-0, made three changes, including two forced with injuries to KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja, in Visakhapatnam from their opening loss.
Batsman Rajat Patidar was handed his first Test cap by cricketer-turned analyst Zaheer Khan. Patidar, who made the squad in the absence of Virat Kohli for the first two Tests, left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav and fast bowler Mukesh Kumar come in for Rahul, Jadeja and Mohammed Siraj.
England, led by Ben Stokes, named their team on the eve of the match and handed off-spinner Shoaib Bashir his first Test cap after Jack Leach went out injured following a stunning opening win.Senior pace bowler James Anderson remains the lone quick in the team after replacing Mark Wood.England claimed victory in Hyderabad by 28 runs to hand India just their fourth loss in 47 Tests at home since 2013.