IND vs ENG, 3rd Test: Sarfaraz Khan Stood Back For Yashasvi Jaiswal To Lead To Dressing Room; Heart-Warming Moment Goes Viral

IND vs ENG, 3rd Test: Sarfaraz Khan Stood Back For Yashasvi Jaiswal To Lead To Dressing Room; Heart-Warming Moment Goes Viral

Jaiswal continued his brilliant form as he notched up two double centuries in the ongoing Test series against England.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Monday, February 19, 2024, 12:24 AM IST
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Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Khan |

The young debutant Sarfaraz Khan won the hearts as he stood his ground in order to allow Yashasvi Jaiswal to lead to the dressing after the Team India declared their second innings on Day 4 of the ongoing third Test against England at Niranjan Shah Stadium in Rajkot on Sunday, January 18.

In a picture that went viral on social media, Sarfaraz Khan was seemingly walking ahead but he decided to stay back a bit for Yashasvi Jaiswal to go first to the dressing room as he played a brilliant innings of 214 off 236 balls.

Jaiswal continued his brilliant form as he notched double century of the ongoing Test series against England, Jaiswal scored his first double ton in the Vizag Test. Meanwhile, Sarfaraz had a brilliant start to his Test debut as he scored two consecutive fifties in the Rajkot Test. In the first innings, the 26-year-old scored 62 off 66 balls, followed up with an unbeaten innings of 68 off 72 balls in the second innings.

After lunch, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Khan unleashed their firepower and took on England bowling attack brilliantly. The pair was pulling out all the shots in their arsenal and excuting strokes to the perfection.

The pair shared an incredible unbeaten 172-run partnership for the fifth wicket to help India post 430/4 and extend the lead to 556 in order to set the target of 557 for England chase.

England bowlers were immensely challenged by Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Khan as they made batting look easy and were constantly find gaps with precision. Jaiswal smashed three sixes off veteran England pacer James Anderson in the 85th of the India's second innings batting.

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Khan released pressure from the Indian bowlers by setting a 557-run target for England to chase.

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