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Prithvi Shaw


ABOUT
Prithvi Shaw

Full NamePrithvi Pankaj Shaw

BornNovember 9, 1999

Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)

NationalityIndian

RoleBatsman/Right Handed, Right arm off break Bowler

Relation(s)Pankaj Shaw (Father)

BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 3 3 84 82 0 28.00 102.43 0 0 40 12 2 0 0
TESTs 4 7 335 388 1 55.83 86.34 1 2 134 48 2 2 0
T20s 38 38 972 652 0 25.57 149.07 0 8 99 105 46 9 0
LISTAs 33 33 1384 1171 0 41.93 118.18 4 7 150 192 32 6 0
FIRSTCLASS 22 40 2197 2713 2 57.81 80.98 9 10 202 303 22 13 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TESTs 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20s 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LISTAs 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 22 3 3 18 0 6.00 0 0 0
ABOUT

Prithvi Shaw Biography


Prithvi Shaw is an Indian cricketer, who captains the India Under-19 cricket team and also the Middle Income Group (MIG) cricket club in Mumbai. He is a right handed batsman and also a part-time right arm off break bowler. He was born on 9 November 1999 in Thane, Maharashtra. He is best known to have the led the U-19 Indian team to the World Cup title in 2018.

 

Background


Shaw’s childhood days were spent playing cricket with his father and his friends. Soon, he began to get sponsorships and his cricketing career prospered. He became the captain of the Rizvi Springfield High School.


Shaw also started playing for the Mumbai Under-16 team and became the captain there too. He led his high-school team to two Harris Shield titles.

 

Debut


Shaw made his first class debut in the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy in 2016-17. He ended up scoring a century in the second innings of the match and made a permanent place in the Mumbai side.


Rise to glory


As he led the Rizvi Springfield team to a Harris Shield title in 2012, Shaw scored 155 in the semi-final and 174 in the final game. In April of the same year, he was invited to play for Cheadle Hulme School in Manchester, England. During his two-month stay there, he scored almost 1,500 runs and took 68 wickets.


In 2014, he played for the Yorkshire ECB County Premier League for the entire summer. In 2017, he scored his first century at the Under-19 level in his fifth match only. His performances over the years have led to several comparisons to Sachin Tendulkar and he is seen as a future international player for India.

 

Club Career


Shaw plays for the Middle Income Cricket Club in Mumbai. At the 2018 IPL auctions, he was bought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs. 1.2 crores.

 

Captaincy


Prithvi Shaw was appointed the captain of the Under-19 team in December 2017 for the 2018 Under-19 World Cup. He went on to lead the team to win the competition. 

 

Records


Shaw played an innings of 546 runs in a 2013-14 Harris Shield match for the Rizvi Springfield team from just 330 deliveries. At the time, the score was the highest in all of Indian school cricket. The record was surpassed by Pranav Dhanawade in 2016. He also shares the record of scoring a century in Ranji Trophy debut and Duleep Trophy debut with Tendulkar. 


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