India vs England: Jayant Yadav Announces His Presence in The Big League

Updated: 11 December 2016 13:21 IST

Jayant Yadav's 104-run knock helped take India to a commanding total of 631 runs in their first innings in the Mumbai Test on Sunday

India vs England: Jayant Yadav Announces His Presence in The Big League
Jayant Yadav scored 104 four runs while batting at No. 9. © BCCI

Jayant Yadav was included in the Indian XI to add some punch to the spin bowling attack while keeping in mind Virat Kohli's plan to bolster the batting with some solid players towards the lower order.

The 26-year-old Haryana off-spinner was an understudy to Ravichandran Ashwin, making his debut in Vizag with quite a fine showing.

He has now added to his credentials, with a Test century in his name while batting at No. 9.

Yadav made his Ranji Trophy debut for Haryana against Gujarat in 2011.

He has also played one One-Day International for India against New Zealand at Vizag earlier this year.

Topics : Cricket India England India vs England 2016 Jayant Yadav
Highlights
  • Jayant Yadav scored his maiden Test ton on Sunday
  • Jayant Yadav scored 104 runs before being dismissed
  • This is the all-rounder's third Test appearance
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