WATCH: “Mereko bhi darr lagta hai,” Yashasvi Jaiswal REFUSES fangirl’s request to call Rohit Sharma for picture 

Yashasvi Jaiswal was asked by fans to get Rohit Sharma to pose for a photo with him.


WATCH: “Mereko bhi darr lagta hai,” Yashasvi Jaiswal REFUSES fangirl’s request to call Rohit Sharma for picture 

Yashasvi Jaiswal joked that he was afraid of Rohit Sharma (Image via ESPN and X)

Before the start of the fourth Test in Ranchi, the Indian team made their way into the dressing room. While going up, the players interacted with a couple of fans, signing autographs or taking pictures with them. 

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While doing so, Yashasvi Jaiswal was seen speaking to a couple of fans. Some fans were recording a video, and many demanded the youngster to bring in his opening partner, Rohit Sharma, in front of them. He refused their request, with many asking why he couldn’t bring the Indian captain out. The youngster joked that he was afraid of his captain. 

Nahi, mereko bhi darr lagta hai. (No, I am afraid of him.)
Jaiswal said

Sharma is known to keep his dressing as lively and, at the same time, calm. He is also known to keep things exciting and fun in the dressing room to keep things positive, like the fielding medal during the 2023 ODI World Cup

Joe Root scores first century of the series as England fight back 

Electing to bat first, England lost their first five wickets in the very first session, with debutant Akash Deep picking up three wickets in his first spell. The 2nd session was tough for the Indian bowlers, as Ben Foakes and Joe Root blocked their way through.

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Joe Root
Joe Root fought back after England lost five wickets in the morning session (Image via ESPN)

England went through the afternoon session without losing a single wicket, with Root and Foakes putting up a 113 partnership. It was finally broken in the evening session, with Mohammed Siraj finding reverse-swing. Siraj picked up the wicket of Tom Hartley five overs later, bowling him with the reverse swing he found. 

Root, who had struggled to find runs throughout the series, brought up his first century of the series. He took 219 balls to reach his 32nd Test century, England finished the day with 302 runs in 90 overs. Yashasvi Jaiswal, who has bowled only 22 overs in his first class career, bowled the last over.

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