18 Sep, 2020 09:00 am

The once homeless street vendor set to make Rajasthan Royals debut

A typical young adult, donned in a pink and purple club jersey, with long limbs and a sprouting mustache, Yashasvi Jaiswal quickly runs his fingers through his hair. The words of wisdom that follow belie his 18 years.

A young Jaiswal celebrates another fine innings p "Believe in yourself -- that's key," he tells CNN as he prepares to make his IPL debut this weekend.There was something really special here," Bharucha tells CNN.His story was unique," Singh, who had also moved to Mumbai at a young age to pursue his cricketing dream, tells CNN.Having left home aged eight to fulfill his dreams of becoming a professional cricket player in Mumbai, Jaiswal slept in a tent on cricket a ground while sustaining himself as a street vendor before his talent was finally spotted.

When you leave the cricket ground and go home and sit on your bed, you should feel you've learned something."I thought I had a great chance living near a cricket ground.

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