Yashasvi Jaiswal, who has recently slammed 400 runs in 2020 Under-19 World Cup, became the fifth Indian who was awarded Man of the Tournament at ICC Under-19 World Cups. Yuvraj Singh had won the award in the year 2000 edition for securing 203 runs and taking out 12 wickets. Shubman Gill, Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara have also achieved the feat in the year 2018, 2004 and 2006 respectively.
Yashasvi Jaiswal turned out to be the second highest run-scorer for India in Under-19 World Cup history after the player Shikhar Dhawan, who at then scored 505 runs in the 2004 edition and has said that he always enjoyed playing in the 2020 Under-19 World Cup in the country South Africa.
Yashasvi jaiswal, who was also named the player of the series after he stopped on top of the run chart in 2020 Under-19 World Cup was in addition to his 400 runs in the series, took 3 wickets in the tournament.
The Mumbai cricketer had also added that his experience after playing in that Quadrangular Under-19 Series in South Africa had benefited him.
Talking about Yashasvi, the golden run that was of India's newest golden boy Yashasvi Jaiswal was because he smashed 58 runs and also took a wicket in the first match against Sri Lanka for helping India post 297 runs on the board.
By: Prerana Sharma