A century streak for Yash Dhull
Yash Dhull, the Under-19 World Cup-winning captain of India embarked on his senior cricket journey in style as he scored a century in each innings he played on his Ranji Trophy debut. He scored consecutive centuries against a deadly Tamil Nadu bowling attack in Guwahati.
Yash Dhull became the successor of Nari Contractor of the Gujarat team and Virat Swathe of Maharashtra to secure a century in each innings on his Ranji Trophy debut.
Promotion from middle to top
A chance to open for the country was given to him as he used to be a career middle-order batsman. He proved his worth by scoring magnificent centuries against a formidable domestic side like Tamil Nadu in the Ranji.
Yash Dhull and Dhruv Shorey built a huge partnership of 228 runs in the second innings by scoring 107* run each.
The Under-19 skipper of India tested Covid-19 positive along with five of his teammates after scoring a cool-headed 82 in 100 balls against South Africa in the opening game of the World Cup. He missed the next two games, however, Dhull made a comeback against Bangladesh in the quarter-final and took his team to a five-wicket win with an unbeaten 20.
Yash Dhull – An aesthetic batter to watch on the field
Australian players got a chance to witness Yash Dhull’s class as a result of his fire batting in the semi-final with a score of 110. The right-hand batter scored 229 runs in four innings on an average of 76.33 and at a strike rate of 85.44 in the U-19 World Cup.
The wide varieties of shots and strike rotation Yash Dhull showcased against Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy were impressive. The pace at which he played the innings showed his caliber of moving up the ladder. The poised batting, the calm and composed manner on the field, and the pull shots which he plays make him one of the most aesthetically pleasing batters on the ground.
The Ranji Trophy match against Tamil Nadu ended in a draw with TN taking the first-innings lead securing three points as a result.