Prithvi Shaw (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More
Prithvi Shaw is an amazing Indian batsman, who was a former Indian National Under-19 Cricket team. He plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket in Ranji trophy and for Delhi Capitals in the Indian premier league.
He is a right-handed batsman, Shaw made his international appearance in 2018 and became the second youngest Indian batsman to score a century in a test after Sachin Tendulkar and the youngest batsman to do so on test debut.
Shaw has shown incredible performances all around his career from scoring a century during his debut on the Duleep trophy to leading the under 19 teams in the World Cup.
|Real Name||Prithvi Pankaj Shaw|
|Date of Birth||9 November 1999|
|Age (as in 2021)||21 years old|
|Birth Place||Virar, Maharastra, India|
|Family||Father: Pankaj Shaw|
Mother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
|Home Town||Gaya, Bihar, India|
Birth and Early Life
Prithvi Shaw was born on 9 November 1999 in Virar, Maharastra. He started playing at an early age, he was offered a contract by AAP Entertainment to continue his cricket education in Mumbai. He also received a sponsorship from Indian oil.
There was a documentary made on him as a central figure named Beyond the Boundaries. He was also selected to travel to England, twice to perfect his batting skills.
Education & More
|School||A.V.S. Vidyamandir, Virar, Mumbai, Rizvi Springfield High School, Mumbai|
|College||Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai|
|Qualification||Graduation in Bachelor of Arts|
|Awards||The ‘Best Junior-Cricketer-of-the-Year’ by the Sports Journalists’ Association of Mumbai (SJAM)|
- Domestic career-
Prithvi began his career by playing for the Middle Income Group (MIG) Cricket Club in Mumbai and captained in Rizvi Springfield High School and the Mumbai under-16 team. In 2013, when he was just 14 he set the highest score by a batsman in the organized form of cricket.
He was the captain of Rizvi Springfield to two Harris Shield titles in 2012 and 2013, which is considered the most prestigious youth titles. In April 2012 he was invited to play for Cheadle Hulme School in Manchester, and he performed exceptionally well. In 2013, he played for Cryptics Vs. Middleton Stoney Cricket Club in Oxfordshire, he played as the opener. He played so well in the consecutive year that he was invited by Julian Shaw to England.
Prithvi Shaw made his List A debut for Mumbai in the 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017. He scored a century in 2017-18 Ranji trophy, his fourth in five first-class cricket he has played. In 2021, Shaw scored an unbeaten double century (200) in the Ranji trophy that took Mumbai to score the highest runs by a team in first class.
- International career–
In August 2018, Prithvi was selected in the Indian test squad but he didn’t get a chance to play. On 4 October 2018, he scored a maiden century against West Indies in his debut match and became the youngest to do so.
He made his ODI debut against New Zealand on 5 February 2020. He was also selected for the Test series against New Zealand and scored a half-century in four innings.
On Day 10 June 2021, BCCI announced India’s 19 men’s squad for ODI & T20I series against Sri Lanka, In this, Indian Team Squad Prithvi was selected. And in this series, he made his T20 International debut on July 25, 2021.
|International Debut||U19:14 January 2018|
Test: 4 October 2018 against West Indies
ODI: 5 February 2020 against New Zealand
T20i: July 25, 2021, against Sri Lanka
|Debut Matches||List A – 2016|
Ranji trophy on 2017
|Teams||Mumbai cricket team |
Indian National cricket team
|Batting Style||Right-handed Indian opening batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-break|
|Best Record||In 2013, Shaw made a new record of 546 runs from 330 balls playing for Rizvi Springfield.|
|Coach/ Mentor||Santosh Pingulkar / Rahul Dravid|
|IPL Debut Match||2018|
|Year of Played Matches and Teams||Delhi Capitals (2018-21)|
|Record||He became the youngest player to open the batting in the Indian Premier League history at the age of 18|
Personal life & More
Prithvi Shaw’s mother passed away when he was just 4 years old. His father acted as a bowler to help him practice cricket. His father sacrificed a lot so sees his son as a cricketer.
|Net worth||$92 million|
Physical Status & More
|Height (approx.)||5-6”(In Feet)|
|Body Measurements||chest-36, |
|Hobbies||Play Station, Video Game|
Some Important Facts About Prithvi Shaw
- Prithvi Shaw was born in Gaya, Bihar, India
- In 2011, he was selected to play for Polly Umrigar XI.
- He loves creating and posting dub smash videos on social media.
- He is an ardent fan of Sachin Tendulkar and provides his coaching to MIG Cricket Club.
- He is also an Indian movie lover, his favorite actor is Govinda and the actress is Deepika Padukone.
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