The past few weeks have been truly happening for one of Rajasthan Royals’ youngest performers, Yashasvi Jaiswal. The 19-year-old got a dream of his life satisfied by getting a one-on-one session with his icon. The most prominent of all Ex-Mumbai Indians skipper is Sachin Tendulkar. Speaking after joining up with the Royals’ squad ahead of the IPL. As he quarantines in his lodging room in Dubai. Yashasvi expressed his delight of having talked and picked the brains of the Indian legend.
“My idol has always been Sachin Tendulkar, and I was really fortunate. To have a conversation with him before the Oman tour. I was glad that Mumbai Cricket League invited him for a session before we left from Mumbai to play against Oman,” he said
Yashasvi Jaiswal gets tips from Sachin Tendulkar “I was over the moon when I first heard he was going to be present there. When I had the chance to speak to him at length. He was really humble and helped me with some skills where he thought I could improve on. It was good to see that a legend like him was aware of my game. It was certainly a very happy moment for me. I can’t wait to keep implementing those things in my game and express myself better on the field,” added the youngster from Mumbai.
Jaiswal recently too helped Mumbai beat Oman in a One-Day series. Reflecting on his later performances against Oman, Yashasvi said he is upbeat to have had a few crickets under his belt.
“It was good practice for me before the big matches in the IPL. It had been a while I had played competitive cricket. To play against an international team like Oman is certainly good preparation. I’m happy I could score some runs and win some matches for my team.” he added
However, A count of near to 300 runs within the one-day and T20 series combined, counting best scores of 90, 82, and 75, Yashasvi says having played in similar conditions to UAE will help him amid the IPL.