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India vs England | Jayant Yadav enters record book, becomes first centurion at number 9

In Reaching The Three Figure Mark, He Overtook Former Indian Wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer’s Record(90) For The Highest Score By An Indian Batsman At Number Nine Position.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Saurabh Kumar | Updated on: 11 Dec 2016, 12:56:13 PM
India vs England | Jayant Yadav enters record book, becomes first centurion at number 9

Mumbai:

Jayant Yadav continued his good showing with the willow as he notched up his maiden century in Test cricket. In reaching the three figure mark, he overtook former Indian wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer’s record(90) for the highest score by an Indian batsman at number nine position.

Jayant Yadav was handed test cap by noted all-rounder Ravi Shastri in the Vishakhapatnam test against England. The debut came at the expense of experienced leggie Amit Mishra.

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Though he was inducted into the team as an off-spinner but he also showed his skills with the bat, digging in against some talented England spinners and fast bowlers who targeted him with the short ball.

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First Published : 11 Dec 2016, 12:45:00 PM

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