Prithvi Shaw is an Indian professional cricketer who plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket and Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League. He was the captain of the Indian team that won the 2018 Under-19 World Cup.
Prithvi Shaw Bio/Wiki
|Prithvi Shaw’s Real Name||Prithvi Pankaj Shaw|
|Prithvi Shaw’s Height||In centimeter- 168|
In Meters – 1.68
In feet & inches -5’6
In Pound-132 Ibs
|Date of birth||9 November 1999|
|Prithvi Shaw Age||21 Years|
|Birthplace||Virar, Maharashtra, India|
|Home town||Manpur, Gaya, Bihar, India|
|School||AVS Vidyamandir, Virar, Mumbai, Maharashtra|
Rizvi Springfield High School, Mumbai
|College/university||Rizvi College Of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai, MH|
|Hobbies||Playing on PlayStation, Playing Billiards|
|Affairs/Girlfriend||Prachi Singh (Rumours)|
|Parents||Father- Pankaj ShawMother- not know|
|Prithvi Shaw’s Net worth||N/A|
Family, Childhood & Education
Prithvi Shaw was born in a middle-class family in the year 1999. His father Pankaj Shaw has contributed a lot in making Prithvi Shaw reach this point. His father left his business and devoted all his time to making Prithvi’s cricket career. His mother died when Prithvi was just four years old. After which his father raised him alone.
Early Life and Education
Prithvi Shaw started playing cricket at the age of just three. Prithvi Shaw completed his early education from AVS Vidyamandir and Rizvi Springfield High School, Mumbai and further studies from Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce
During the Harris Shield match, Shaw made a record of 556 runs from 330 balls. He played this match for Rizvi Springfield in the year 2013. This match played by him proved like a foundation for his career.
Shaw had scored 154 runs while batting for India Red team in a match in 2017, at that time Shaw was just 17 years old and most importantly it was his debut match. Before Shaw, this record was in the name of Sachin Tendulkar.
To make his cricket training more competitive, he joined the prestigious Middle Income Group (MIG) Cricket Club in Mumbai. This is the same club where Arjun Tendulkar, son of the great Sachin Tendulkar, was also taking his cricket training. Here under the direction of coach Rajeev Pathak, he adapted himself to the competitive game.
Prithvi made his Test debut on 8 October 2018 and set a new record by scoring a century in the debut match itself. He became the youngest player to score a century in the debut test match.
Prithvi Shaw was bought by the Delhi Daredevils franchise in the 2018 Indian Premier League auction for 12 million 20 lakhs and he has jointly scored a half-century in the IPL at the age of 18 years 169 days in his second match.
In February 2020, Prithvi Shaw made his One Day International debut against New Zealand.
Facts Of Prithvi Shaw
He was offered a contract by AAP Entertainment in 2010, in which he and his father were offered to come to Mumbai and complete their cricket education. Along with this, he also got sponsorship from Indian Oil.
- He started playing cricket from the age of three.
- Prithvi’s father sacrificed many places to pursue his career and closed his business and kept living here and there with Prithvi, due to which his family kept his expenses on his savings.
- The problem of his money started decreasing when Prithvi started getting scholarship and Shiv Sena MLA gave him a house in Mumbai which was near his training ground.
- For his cricket practice, he used to come every day 70 kilometer with his father from Virar to Mumbai.
- His father used to make him practice while playing the role of some bowler at Air India Ground Kalina.
- In 2011, he was selected for Polly Umrigar XI.
- At the age of 14, he made a lot of headlines for his high score.
- Prithvi was also a part of the Indian squad team that won the Asia Cup under 19 tournament which was being guided by Rahul Dravid.
- He is the first cricketer to score centuries in his debut in Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy and Test debut.
- While playing for Delhi Capitals in IPL on 29 April 2021, he hit 6 fours in 6 balls in the over of Shivam Mavi. He became the second batsman after Ajinkya Rahane to hit 6 fours in an over.