Prithvi Pankaj Shaw
After captaining the Indian team to winning the ICC U-19 World Cup trophy, the entire cricketing world became familiar with a swashbuckling batsman called Prithvi Shaw. The talks about his technique, his composure in tense situations and his ball playing ability have only caught fire since then. He also had an excellent first stint in the IPL when he opened innings for Delhi Daredevils and has already gotten himself in the conversation to be selected in the national team.
|Weight (approx.):||55 Kg|
|Date of Birth:||9 November 1999|
|Age (as on 2017):||18 years|
|Birth Place:||Thane, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Scorpio|
|School:||A.V.S. Vidyamandir, Virar, Mumbai|
Rizvi Springfield High School, Mumbai
|College:||Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualifications:||Pursuing graduation|
|Address:||A home at Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai|
|India u19:||14 January 2018 against v Aust U19 at Mount Maunganui|
|Jersey Number:||#100 (India U-19)|
|Domestic/State Team:||Mumbai Under-19s|
|Nature on field:||Charged up|
|Likes to play against:||NA|
|Favourite Shot:||Straight Drive|
- Highest score in all over India’s school cricket by scoring 546 runs in a Harris Shield Cricket Tournament in 2013.
|Career Turning Point|
- When he scored 546 runs in a Harris Shield Cricket Tournament.
|Favourite Batsmen:||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||Wankhedhe|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Food:||Anda Ghotala|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|IPL 11:||1.2 Crore|
|Lesser Known Facts|
- Prithvi got into playing cricket at the age of 3.
- He faced an early tragedy in his life, as his mother passed away when he was just four years old.
- His father has sacrificed a lot for his career, and there was a point in their lives when the entire family only survived on his father’s savings for 3 years.
- He captained the India U-19 team at the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup in 2018 and won the title as well.