Watch: Sreesanth sledges Yashasvi Jaiswal; the teen replies with back-to-back sixes

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Sreesanth and Yashasvi Jaiswal

Pacer Sreesanth, making a return to skilled cricket with Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021, tried to sledge teen Yashasvi Jaiswal on Wednesday within the encounter between Kerala and Mumbai. Sreesanth, who’s recognized for his on-field antics, had a staredown with Jaiswal.

The incident occurred on the primary supply of the fifth over when Sreesanth was charged up. Nonetheless, Jaiswal, on the very subsequent supply, hammered the pacer for a huge six, with the ball touchdown virtually within the prime tier of the stadium.

19-year-old Jaiswal did not finish there as he hit a six and a 4 off the subsequent two deliveries. The left-hander stitched an 88-run stand with fellow opener Aditya Tare as Mumbai posted a difficult whole of 196 runs on the Wankhede stadium.

In response, Kerala comfortably hunted down the entire on the again of Mohammed Azharuddeen’s miraculous batting present. The 26-year-old slammed a 37-ball century, the joint-fastest by an Indian participant within the format as Kerala cruised to the goal in simply 15.5 overs. 

Azharuddeen, named after the previous Indian skipper, smashed 11 sixes and 9 fours to single-handedly flip the tide in Kerala’s favour. He was assisted by veteran Robin Uthappa, who scored a 23-ball 33. Azharuddeen and Uthappa notched up a 129-run opening stand to steer Kerala to their second victory.

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