Indian opener Prithvi Shaw is a player for the ages. He has the match-winning qualities and he is tipped to be the next big thing. He experienced his share of lows in the year 2020 but made a strong comeback in the year 2021,Prithvi Shaw Re-calls His Dark Phase.
He thrashed 827 runs in the Vijay Hazare Trophy at an average of 165.40. Shaw smashed a total of 308 runs for the Delhi Capitals with a strike rate of 166.48 this season. And Prithvi Shaw re-calls the dark phase of His career and how he get over of it.
Prithvi Shaw speaks about the low-phase in his career
However, Shaw was seen struggling before the start of 2021. In the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League, Shaw only scored 228 runs with an average of 17.54. Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Pointing stated that Shaw stopped training in the nets during that time. Talking about the incident, Prithvi Shaw re-calls the dark phase of his career and said his side of the story.
In a recent interview, Shaw said – “This happened last year when I was scoring big runs, I wanted to keep batting but then came to a few games where I didn’t get runs at all. I kept training but didn’t get the results. So beyond a point, I got fed up and said ‘if it’s not happening, I will stop training for a bit’. Because it didn’t make sense for me,”
He has also added – “I just switched off for a bit and took the backseat. I was so much into it that I would spend two hours batting in the nets but then I didn’t score the runs, I just let go of it for a while. That’s what Ricky sir was talking about,”
Prithvi Shaw was expected to be selected in the Indian squad for the upcoming T20I world Cup 2021 – But unfortunately, he was left out.