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  1. Jayant Yadav hits maiden ton against England; uncle Yogendra Yadav celebrates

Jayant Yadav hits maiden ton against England; uncle Yogendra Yadav celebrates

The Haryana player, who's leg-break bowler, paced his innings silently, along with skipper Virat Kohli. With his superb show with bat, Yadav became the first Indian batsman to score the century at no 9.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: December 11, 2016 2:38 PM
jayant yadav scores, jayant yadav scores, jayant yadav test ton, jayant yadav century, jayant yadav test century Indian captain Virat Kohli, right, celebrates with Jayant Yadav after he scored 50 runs on the fourth day of the fourth cricket test match between India and England in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

All-rounder Jayant Yadav smashed a splendid maiden ton against England at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. The Haryana player, who is a leg-break bowler, paced his innings silently, along with skipper Virat Kohli. With his superb show with bat, Yadav became the first Indian batsman to score the century at no 9.

Yadav made his debut for India in the opening game of the series and left a mark with both bat and the ball. He came on to bat when India were in a tough position after losing multiple wickets in quick succession at 364/7. Yadav and Kohli took the innings forward from there on.

Meanwhile, his uncle and psephologist Yogendra Yadav congratulated the all-rounder for his knock.

Yadav provided a brilliant back-up to Team India, he came in the side was in a tough position after losing multiple wickets in quick succession. Yadav, along with skipper Kohli, took the innings forward from there on.

Yadav’s inning was powered with 14 boundaries and was played with a level head. Yadav and Kohli contributed 200 runs to the total score to take the match away from England’s reach. With this, the duo also become highest run scoring partners for the eighth wicket getting past the previous record held by Mohammad Azharuddin and Anil Kumble after they had put together 161 runs together.

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