'Yeh Aaj Kal Ke Bacche..': India Skipper Rohit Sharma Lauds Youngsters' Performance After Emphatic Win In Rajkot Test

'Yeh Aaj Kal Ke Bacche..': India Skipper Rohit Sharma Lauds Youngsters' Performance After Emphatic Win In Rajkot Test

The youngsters, including Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sarfaraz Khan and Dhruv Jurel significantly contributed to India's 434-run win over England in Rajkot.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Monday, February 19, 2024, 09:41 PM IST
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Rohit Sharma lauds youngsters after Rajkot Test win | Credits: Twitter

Team India skipper Rohit Sharma came up with an epic one-line to hail youngsters' performance following the team's comprehensive and record-breaking 434-run win over England at Niranjan Shah Stadium in Rajkot on Sunday, February 18.

After declaring the innings at 430/4 in 98 overs, India set a hefty target of 557 for England to chase. However, the hosts got the better of the visitors as Three Lions were bundled out for 122 in 39.4 overs on Day 4. Ravindra Jadeja led the bowling attack with five-wicket haul while Kuldeep Yadav scalped two wickets.

However, youngsters performed well throughout the match, with Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Khan impressed with their performances. Dhruv Jurel made a vital contribution with the bat in the first innings and was also spectacular with the gloves.

Rohit Sharma's cheeky comment on young generation of cricketers in the team

Rohit Sharma took to Instagram and praised youngsters who did well for the hosts during the recently concluded Rajkot Test. India skipper added the pictures of Dhruv Jurel running out Ben Duckett and Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sarfaraz Khan celebrating the former's double century on his Instagram. Along with photos, Rohit cheekily commented about young generation of cricketers.

"Ye Aajkal ke bacche (kids these days I tell you)!" Rohit Sharma on Instagram story.

Rohit Sharma's Instagam story

Rohit Sharma's Instagam story |

Yashasvi Jaiswal notched up his second consecutive century of the series, playing an unbeaten knock of 214 off 230 balls, while Sarfaraz Khan had a dream Test debut as he scored two fifties in the Rajkot Test. In the first innings, he scored 62 off 66 balls, followed up with an unbeaten 68 off 72 balls. Jaiswal and Sarfaraz shared an unbeaten 172-run partnership for the fifth wicket to take India past 550-run mark.

Dhruv Jurel impressed with the bat but fell just four runs short of maiden Test fifty on debut in the first innings. Jurel's athleticism was on display behind the wickets during the match.

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