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.
Date of Birth:
9 November 1999
Age (as on 2017):
Thane, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
A.V.S. Vidyamandir, Virar, Mumbai Rizvi Springfield High School, Mumbai
Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai
A home at Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai
14 January 2018 against v Aust U19 at Mount Maunganui
#100 (India U-19)
Nature on field:
Likes to play against:
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.
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Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
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.