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Prithvi Shaw Prithvi Shaw Height: 1.65 m DOB: November 09, 1999

Termed as the next 'big thing' or the next 'Master Blaster' in cricket, at a raw age, Prithvi Shaw is a name that will echo in the coming years. A child prodigy, Shaw was known for his batting prowess for Mumbai, scoring tons of runs in first-class cricket and is known for making any debut special. He hit a ton on his Ranji Trophy and Duleep Trophy debut, a feat only achieved by Sachin Tendulkar. The comparisons between the two have been enormous and not because of his batting performances, but him matching Sachin toe to toe. Prithvi was known to the world when he led India to win a record U-19 trophy in New Zealand. Besides his batting abilities, he is also a calm and composed leader. Under the guidance of Rahul Dravid, Shaw has contributed immensely. The youngster was roped in by Delhi Daredevils in 2018 and played a few good knocks in the T20 tournament. It was evident that he would receive a call up from the Indian side and finally, it did, once Shikhar Dhawan had a poor outing in England, Shaw ceased the opportune moment by hitting a ton on his maiden Test debut against West Indies. Being touted by Virat Kohli as the next big thing in Indian cricket, Shaw is the future of Indian cricket. He missed out on the opportunity to face Australia as he suffered an ankle injury during the practice match. In time to come, Shaw has proven in just 2 Test matches, that he will take India forward.

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VIDEOS

ENG vs IND | Does Team India want Prithvi Shaw and Padikkal as replacement for injured Shubman Gill?

Sports | Jul 05, 2021, 09:01 PM IST

There are big questions in the corridors of Indian cricket as to how Abhimanyu Easwaran made it to the England-bound team as a stand-by after a disastrous 2019-20 Ranji season and an equally dismal A tour of New Zealand.

IPL 2021: Prithvi Shaw's stunning six fours in an over sets up DC's seven-wicket win

Sports | Apr 29, 2021, 11:40 PM IST

Opener Prithvi Shaw smashed six fours in the first over in a stunning batting display on his way to a blistering 82 as Delhi Capitals crushed Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets.

IPL 2021, Match 2: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw star in Delhi Capitals' 7-wicket victory over CSK

Sports | Apr 10, 2021, 11:57 PM IST

Prithvi Shaw smashed a hapless Chennai Super Kings attack into submission with a brilliant 72 off 38 balls as Delhi Capitals romped home by seven wickets in an IPL match on Saturday.

Prithvi Shaw finishes with record 827 runs as Mumbai lift 4th Vijay Hazare Trophy title

Sports | Mar 14, 2021, 08:00 PM IST

Skipper Prithvi Shaw's marauding 73 off 39 balls followed by former skipper Aditya Tare's unbeaten hundred guided Mumbai to their most deserving Vijay Hazare title triumph with a crushing six-wicket victory over Uttar Pradesh in one of the most lopsided final on Sunday. Prithvi created a national record in Mumbai's Vijay Hazare triumph, ending with 827 runs in the tournament.

Saddest day of my life, felt worthless: Prithvi Shaw reflects on Australia tour

Sports | Mar 12, 2021, 04:37 PM IST

Prithvi Shaw reveals that getting dropped from the Indian team after the Adelaide Test fiasco against Australia left him confused and sad.

Prithvi Shaw slams 165 in Vijay Hazare Trophy; breaks Mayank Agarwal's record

News | Mar 11, 2021, 09:24 PM IST

Prithvi Shaw slammed a second-successive century in the semifinal of the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Karnataka, and also went past Mayank Agarwal to score the highest runs in a single edition of the tournament in its history.

Prithvi Shaw's record ton puts Mumbai into Vijay Hazare Trophy semis

Sports | Mar 09, 2021, 10:24 PM IST

Skipper Prithvi Shaw blazed his way to an unbeaten 185 off just 123 balls as Mumbai stormed into the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a crushing nine-wicket win over Saurashtra in the fourth quarter-final

IPL 2021 Auction: Steve Smith, Tom Curran among 8 additions to Delhi Capitals roster

Sports | Feb 20, 2021, 09:20 PM IST

Delhi Capitals began their IPL 2021 Auction with an impressive Rs. 2.2 crore steal of Australia’s Steve Smith. However, they now face a happy headache on his batting position, as the side’s top-4 includes Indian batsmen Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, captain Shreyas Iyer and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant/all-rounder Marcus Stoinis.

AUS vs IND: Prithvi Shaw's bat and foot reacting late to ball, says Sachin Tendulkar

Sports | Dec 24, 2020, 08:36 PM IST

The legend feels that happens to batsmen when they have too many things going on in their heads or if they are expecting a short delivery.

India opener Prithvi Shaw and two other suspended for doping violation

Sports | Jul 30, 2019, 11:30 PM IST

India opener Prithvi Shaw and two other suspended for doping violation

IPL 2019, Match 13 KXIP vs DC: Sam Curran's hattrick helps Punjab to a narrow win against Delhi

Sports | Apr 02, 2019, 10:20 AM IST

Kings XI Punjab's costliest buy Sam Curran proved his worth with an incredible spell at the back end as the home team pulled off a miraculous 14-run victory against Delhi Capitals.

IPL 2019, DC vs KKR: Rabada leads Delhi Capitals to Super Over win after Prithvi's 99

Cricket Ki Baat | Mar 31, 2019, 08:46 PM IST

Paceman Kagiso Rabada defended 10 runs in the Super Over to steer Delhi Capitals to a thrilling victory over Kolkata Knight Riders after the home side made heavy weather of a run chase on Saturday.

ICC rankings: Kohli maintains top spot; Prithvi, Pant make big gains

Sports | Oct 15, 2018, 06:12 PM IST

Following India's 2-0 home series win aginst West Indies, Virat Kohli remains the number one Test batsmen while Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant have made big gains in the latest ICC rankings.

Virat Kohli expects batsmen to replicate home form in Australia

Sports | Oct 15, 2018, 03:08 PM IST

While the bowlers have done the job for India, both home and away of late, batsmen have let the team down time and again.

Storyboard, 2nd Test Day 2: Pant dazzles, Shaw sizzles as youngsters dominate

Sports | Oct 13, 2018, 08:44 PM IST

Review of the 2nd day of the second Test between India and West Indies in Hyderabad.

Prithvi Shaw has the temperament to play for India for a long time: Sourav Ganguly

Cricket Ki Baat | Oct 04, 2018, 11:48 PM IST

IndiaTV cricket expert and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly said that he would have liked to see Prithvi make his debut in England itself. He added that it would be too early to comment how good a player he can be for India in the long term.

Exclusive | India should play Rohit Sharma as opener in Tests too, Prithvi Shaw can wait: Virender Sehwag

Cricket Ki Baat | Sep 05, 2018, 07:58 PM IST

With India's top-order struggling against England in the ongoing Test series, former India opener and IndiaTV cricket expert Virender Sehwag has suggested captain Virat Kohli to play limited-over opener Rohit Sharma at the top slot in Test cricket as