IND vs ENG / Dhruv Jurel created history in the debut series itself, this moment came in Indian cricket after 22 years

Zoom News : Feb 27, 2024, 12:30 PM
IND vs ENG: The India-England Test match played at the Jharkhand State Cricket Association International Cricket Stadium, Ranchi was very exciting. Despite lagging behind in the beginning of this match, Team India won by 5 wickets. The hero of this spectacular victory of the Indian team was 23 year old young wicketkeeper batsman Dhruv Jurel. He performed brilliantly in both the innings of the match and achieved a feat which no Indian wicketkeeper could do in the last 22 years.

Dhruv Jurel created history in his debut series itself

Dhruv Jurel proved to be a trouble-shooter for Team India in this match. In the first innings of the Ranchi Test match, wicketkeeper batsman Dhruv Jurel played a strong inning of 90 runs. At the same time, in the second innings also he scored unbeaten 39 runs and led the team to victory. Dhruv was chosen man of the match for this brilliant performance. The special thing is that this was the first time in the last 22 years that an Indian wicketkeeper won the Man of the Match award in his debut series itself. Before Dhruv, Ajay Ratra had done this feat for India in the year 2002.

Dhruv Jurel became number-1 in this matter

Dhruv Jurel has played only 2 test matches for Team India so far and he has become a star among the fans. Let us tell you that Dhruv Jurel has also become the Indian wicketkeeper to win the Man of the Match award in the least number of Test matches. He won this award only in the second test of his career. Earlier this record was in the name of Ajay Ratra. Ajay Ratra won the Man of the Match award in the third Test of his career.

Indian wicketkeeper who became man of the match in the least number of test matches

  • 2nd Test Match - Dhruv Jurel
  • 3 Test Match - Ajay Ratra
  • 14 Test Match - Nayan Mongia
  • 16 Test Match - Rishabh Pant
  • 16 Test Match - Wriddhiman Saha
  • 31 Test Match - MS Dhoni