Prithvi Shaw Biography, Age, Height, Centuries, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Prithvi Shaw was born on 9 November 1999 in Virar, Maharashtra, India. He reputedly known as Prithvi Pankaj Shaw. An Indian right-hand batter, he is one of those few young Indian talents who are seen as the future of Indian Cricket. Prithvi Shaw is the youngest Indian batter to score a century. Shaw has also proved his leadership skills during the Under-19 World Cup in 2018. Prithvi Shaw led India to win the title. Prithvi Shaw has an aggressive batting style and is known to capitalize during the Powerplay overs. Prithvi Shaw was retained by Delhi Capitals ahead of the mega auction of TATA IPL 2022 for a whopping amount of 7.50 crores.

Prithvi Shaw Early Life and Education

Prithvi Shaw’s early life was full of struggles. He lost his mother at a very early age of 4 years. A year later, Prithvi Shaw started playing cricket. His father got him enrolled in a cricket academy in Virar, Mumbai. Few years later, he started playing for MIG Cricket Club. At the age of 10 years, a sports management company offered Shaw a contract of 3 Lakhs to develop his career. In 2012, he was selected in a three month tour to Manchester for study and training. In 2013, Prithvi Shaw made a record of scoring highest runs in a match. He smashed 546 runs off just 330 balls in the Harris Shield Trophy. After performing well initially, he was made captain of Mumbai Under-16 team. He led Mumbai in Vijay Merchant Trophy tournament.

Prithvi Shaw International Debut

Prithvi Shaw Test Debut – 4 October 2018 against West Indies

Prithvi Shaw ODI Debut – 5 February 2020 against New Zealand

Prithvi Shaw T20I Debut – 25 July 2021 against Sri Lanka

Prithvi Shaw Career

Prithvi Shaw Domestic Career

In 2012 and 2013, Prithvi Shaw led his team Rizvi Springfield to win the Harris Shield Trophy. He smashed highest runs in the season 2012 including 4 centuries.

During his visit to Manchester in 2012, Prithvi Shaw smashed 1446 runs on English turf and impressed everyone with his skills including a century on debut.

In 2017, Prithvi Shaw was selected in the Indian Under-19 team and was groomed under Rahul Dravid. He was part of the squad that won 2017 Under-19 Asia Cup.

In 2016-17, Prithvi Shaw made his List A debut for his home team Mumbai in Vijay Hazare Trophy and scored 2 centuries in his first 2 matches. In the same year, Shaw made his first-class debut in Ranji Trophy. Prithvi Shaw made his maiden first-class century during the same season in a match against Tamil Nadu.

In 2018, Prithvi Shaw was named as the captain of Indian Under-19 squad and led India to win the title in ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In October, he was selected in India A for Deodhar Trophy.

In 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament, Prithvi Shaw scored 827 runs and made the record of highest runs during a season by any player. Prithvi Shaw also scored 227 runs against Pondicherry and made a record of highest score by any captain in List-A matches for India.

Prithvi Shaw International Career

Prithvi Shaw was named in the Indian Test squad against England in August 2018 but didn’t get a chance to play any match.

One Month Later in September 2021, Prithvi Shaw was named in the Test squad for the series against West Indies. Shaw made his international debut in 4 October 2018 and scored a century. Prithvi Shaw became the youngest

batter to score a century in tests on debut. Shaw was named Player of the series and became the youngest player to get the award.

A year later in 2020, Prithvi Shaw was selected in the Indian ODI squad for the series against New Zealand. However, he gave some average performances in the matches he was provided opportunity and was later dropped from the team.

In July 2021, Prithvi Shaw made his T20I debut against Sri Lanka.

Prithvi Shaw IPL Career

Prithvi Shaw created a hype for himself before getting on auction table in the IPL season 2018. He was bought by Delhi Daredevils for 1.2 crores in the auction. Prithvi Shaw made his IPL debut on 23rd April 2018 against Kings XI Punjab and became the youngest batter to open the innings in IPL history. He smashed 22 runs off just 10 balls on his debut.

In his 2nd IPL match, Prithvi Shaw scored a half century. During the complete season, Prithvi Shaw played 9 matches and scored 245 runs including 2 half centuries.

In 2019, Shaw played all 16 matches and scored 353 runs including his highest score of 99 runs in the IPL.

Season 2020 didn’t go down well for the youngster and was only able to score 228 runs in 13 matches.

Prithvi Shaw made a remarkable comeback in next season and scored 479 runs in 15 matches including 4 half centuries. Prithvi Shaw was retained by Delhi Capitals ahead of the mega auction of TATA IPL 2022 for a whopping amount of 7.50 crores.

Prithvi Shaw Stats

In Tests, Prithvi Shaw has played 5 matches and scored 339 runs including 1 century and 2 half centuries.

In ODIs, Prithvi Shaw has played 6 matches and scored 189 runs.

In IPL, Prithvi Shaw has played 62 matches and scored 1564 runs including 12 half centuries.

Prithvi Shaw Records

· Highest Score in Harris Shield Tournament (546 runs).

· Youngest player to score century on debut.

Prithvi Shaw Awards

· Junior Cricketer of the Year Award in 2017.

Prithvi Shaw Family

Prithvi Shaw lost his mother at the age of 4 years. His father sacrificed his career for his son and shifted to Mumbai. Due to financial crises, Prithvi Shaw got support from a local MLA to pursue his dream and then got scholarships.

Personal Information

Prithvi Shaw Full Name: Prithvi Pankaj Shaw

Prithvi Shaw Nickname: Missile

Prithvi Shaw Height: 168 cm

Prithvi Shaw Birthplace: Virar, Maharashtra, India

Prithvi Shaw Date of Birth: 9 November, 1999

Prithvi Shaw Age: 22 years

Prithvi Shaw Nationality: Indian

Prithvi Shaw Religion: Hinduism

Prithvi Shaw School: Rizvi Springfield School, Mumbai

Prithvi Shaw Marital Status: Unmarried

Prithvi Shaw Favorite Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli

Prithvi Shaw Jersey Number: 100

Prithvi Shaw Batting style: Right-hand bat

Prithvi Shaw Favorite Shot: Cover Drive

Prithvi Shaw Hobbies: Play Station

FAQs

  1. When Prithvi Shaw made his International Debut?

Shaw made his international debut in 4 October 2018 and scored a century. Prithvi Shaw became the youngest batter to score a century in tests on debut.

2. How many runs Prithvi Shaw has scored in IPL?

In IPL, Prithvi Shaw has played 62 matches and scored 1564 runs including 12 half centuries.

3. How many runs Shaw scored in IPL season 2021?

Prithvi Shaw made a remarkable comeback in IPL season 2021 after a poor show in 2020 and scored 479 runs in 15 matches including 4 half centuries.

4. Which team bought Prithvi Shaw in IPL?

Prithvi Shaw created a hype for himself before getting on auction table in the IPL season 2018. He was bought by Delhi Daredevils for 1.2 crores in the auction.

5. Which record Shaw had made in Harris Shield Trophy?

In 2013, Prithvi Shaw made a record of scoring highest runs in a match. He smashed 546 runs off just 330 balls in the Harris Shield Trophy match.

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