Prithvi Shaw was a school cricket sensation in Mumbai. His performance at school level was superlative. He was compared to Sachin Tendulkar. Prithvi Shaw is proving to be a great talent that will serve Indian Cricket for long . Prithvi Shaw is an Indian Cricketer and former India National under 19 Cricket Team Captain. A right handed opening batsman. A rising Indian Cricket Superstar and under 19 World Cup winner.

Prithvi Shaw made his first International appearance on 4th October,2018 and became the youngest Indian after Sachin Tendulkar to make a test century and the youngest Indian to do so on the debut.

Prithvi Shaw made his first class debut for Mumbai in the semi-finals of the 2016-2017 Ranji Trophy on 1st January,2017. He scored a century in the Second innings and was Man of the Match.

He earned another distinction by scoring a century in his debut match of the Duleep Trophy and equaled the record held by Sachin Tendulkar, who had scored for the first time a century each in his debut matches of Ranji Trophy and Duleep Trophy.

In December,2017 the Prithvi Shaw was named captain of India’s squad for the 2018 under 19 cricket world cup. He led India in the final where they beat Australia by 8 wickets wine their fourth under 19 World Cup. Please find here with some more statistics from Wikipedia about Prithvi Shaw :

Prithvi Shaw
Personal information
Full name Prithvi Pankaj Shaw
Born 9 November 1999 (age 20)
GayaBihar, India
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm off break
Role Batsman
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 293) 4 October 2018 v West Indies
Last Test 29 February 2020 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 231) 5 February 2020 v New Zealand
Last ODI 11 February 2020 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
Years Team
2016/17–present Mumbai
2018–present Delhi Capitals (squad no. 100)
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 3 3 20 28
Runs scored 346 84 2,099 1,243
Batting average 55 28.00 61.73 44.39
100s/50s 1/3 0/0 9/9 4/6
Top score 134 40 202 132
Balls bowled 18
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 2/– 0/– 13/– 5/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 29 February 2020



01. I am very happy and proud – I played a lot of school cricket and scored heavily there, and then the Ranji Trophy, but when we represent India, it’s a different feeling. …PRITHVI SHAW.

02. Cricket came about for me when my dad started throwing plastic balls to me at home. I was four or five. …PRITHVI SHAW.

03. I have learnt a lot playing in domestic first-class cricket how to score runs, how to counter situations. …PRITHVI SHAW.

04. I try to make runs, keep the score board moving. That keeps my confidence up. …PRITHVI SHAW.

05. I am an attacking batsman, but I’ve learned a lot about patience. There are clever bowlers who can peak your weak points, so I have to be a bit patient, play out a spell or two. …PRITHVI SHAW.

06. Becoming World Cup Captain, I can’t express in words the feeling and thanks to everyone. …PRITHVI SHAW.

07. I don’t want to bring negative vibes in my career. …PRITHVI SHAW.

08. Whatever opportunities I got after the Under 19 World Cup, I tried to make most of it and do my best for the team. …PRITHVI SHAW.

09. It is all about experience. When you are 7-8 years old, you start playing school cricket and score runs, my Coaches, from school level to Rahul Dravid Sir now, all those small, small things – the experience makes a difference. …PRITHVI SHAW.

10. It was a great feeling to score a century on Test debut. I got a lot of confidence. …PRITHVI SHAW.

11. I usually don’t get much free time, cricket keeps me busy, and I like it that way. …PRITHVI SHAW.

12. I like Arijit Singh and often listen to his tracks. …PRITHVI SHAW.

13. Govinda is my favourite actor – his comedy and dance is unique. …PRITHVI SHAW.

14. Dad played a very important role in my life. I always wanted to play cricket, and my dream was his too. …PRITHVI SHAW.

15. From a small age, we used to play a lot of school cricket 30-35 game in a year in school cricket, then Under-16 games. …PRITHVI SHAW.

16. I look to play the same way wherever I play. …PRITHVI SHAW.

17. I look to gain experience whenever I play. …PRITHVI SHAW.

18. During the 2011 World Cup I was sitting at the Wankhede Stadium when India won. …PRITHVI SHAW.

19. It was really proud feeling to get my first Test Cap. …PRITHVI SHAW.

20. I have to accept challenges whenever I play. Be it, India, Under-19, state or T20 Leagues, I have to accept the challenges the same way I do when I play for India. …PRITHVI SHAW.

21. If you score a hundred in one game and then don’t do much in the next three or four matches, then that hundred doesn’t mean anything. …PRITHVI SHAW.

22. The biggest difference at the Ranji Trophy level is that of the pace you face. You don’t get as many quick bowlers at the Under-19 level. …PRITHVI SHAW.

23. I have learnt from many experienced players in the Mumbai team as well as the India A team how to be consistent. That helps a lot to ensure that I don’t get into bad form. …PRITHVI SHAW.

24. I think the more you practice batting, follow the drills, the better you get. …PRITHVI SHAW.

25. I began playing at the age of six, but at that point, I had little idea of cricket; forget the talent part. It’s around the age of 10-11, when more people around me began talking of my skills, that I felt may be I could go on to do something. …PRITHVI SHAW.

26. Pressure doesn’t intimidate me. I take it as a challenge. …PRITHVI SHAW.

27. My height doesn’t matter, as I want to keep playing my natural game. …PRITHVI SHAW.

28. First six overs are important because if you put runs on board, it will take the pressure of other batsman. …PRITHVI SHAW.

29. If you look at any Mumbai guy, he starts to handle pressure at a very young age. Starts at the school level, then the pressure from parents, from the coaches. …PRITHVI SHAW.

30. My father didn’t know about cricket. Then, one of my father’s friend advised him to take me to a Coaching Camp. …PRITHVI SHAW.

31. To represent your country is the ultimate honour, and to play Test cricket for India will be the ultimate fulfillment of my cricketing ambition. …PRITHVI SHAW.

32. Once you graduate from the U-19 level, no one really gives you technical advice. It is all about making mental adjustments. …PRITHVI SHAW.

33. When you open the batting, you have to read the pitch first up and try to understand the situation. But at No. 3, you know what is happening out there. It makes things a little simple when it comes to reading the game. …PRITHVI SHAW.

34. There was a time when a lot of people, including coaches were keen that I change my bottom-handed grip. …PRITHVI SHAW.

35. When I made my IPL debut, I was nervous because there were people around me, and the cameras focused on me. It is all about the kind of experience you garner over the years, which tends to make a difference in the way you play at the top level. …PRITHVI SHAW.

36. It has been a difficult journey for me, which started where I used to live in Virar. All credit to my dad, as he was the only one who took me everywhere. He used to take me to matches and practices, and they were all far from my home in Virar. …PRITHVI SHAW.

37. My dad doesn’[t know that much about cricket, but he has watched so many years of cricket. …PRITHVI SHAW.

38. Just in a matter of eight months to win the U-19 World Cup as captain and then make the Test team is quite unreal. …PRITHVI SHAW.

39. I learnt a lot about how to react to tough, pressure, situations. …PRITHVI SHAW.

40. Ranji Trophy is a great experience for youngsters. …PRITHVI SHAW.

41. I was a bit nervous when I first entered the Indian dressing room. Some of the players sitting out there had 10 years of experience and were sitting in front of me. But then Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri told me that there are no seniors or juniors in the team. So I could open up to them easily and irritate them with my questions. …PRITHVI SHAW.

42. I can’t compare myself to Tendulkar, because he has already played and done with his 25 years of international career and scored 100 hundreds. …PRITHVI SHAW.

43. It was a dream come true to meet GR Viswanath sir, who is a legend in the game. …PRITHVI SHAW.

44. I am not a person who will think about the past. …PRITHVI SHAW.

45. I am a person who likes to be in the present. …PRITHVI SHAW.

46. My parents were very supportive. …PRITHVI SHAW.

47. Tendulkar is my idol in cricket, and one thing I try to pick up from him is how he carries himself in a humble manner. …PRITHVI SHAW.


48. I am happy to be in the board of Baseline Ventures. They manage some of the top talents of the country, and I look forward to a great partnership with Baseline. …PRITHVI SHAW.

49. I will make sure I will not go in the wrong path. I will get experience playing in IPL. I will talk with Ricky Ponting sir, Pravin Amre sir, and all the other support staff. I will enjoy over there. …PRITHVI SHAW.

50. I made tons of runs and got an opportunity to play for Mumbai. Suddenly, people knew who I was, and cameras were on me. Getting the recognition matters when you are playing school cricket. …PRITHVI SHAW.

51. For india, it is all about whatever number they want me to bat and not other way round. …PRITHVI SHAW.

52. As a captain, I just want to lead the team properly. …PRITHVI SHAW.

53. A hundred for Mumbai feels good, and it does not get bigger than MCA for me because they are the people who have helped me to get to where I have. …PRITHVI SHAW QUOTES.

54. It’s a lot of fun to play for your school with friends. …PRITHVI SHAW QUOTES.

55. I have been an aggressive batsman since my school days, and I play my game as such. …PRITHVI SHAW QUOTES.

56. I have learnt from many experienced players in the Mumbai team as well as the India A-team how to be consistent. That helps a lot to ensure that I don’t get into bad form. …PRITHVI SHAW QUOTES.

57. It is all about the kind of experience you garner over the years, which tend to make a difference in the way you play at the top level. …PRITHVI SHAW QUOTES.

58. Frankly, this is what you dream about – to get picked for the test team. That’s why you work hard and give it your best day in and day out. …PRITHVI SHAW QUOTES.

59. It is all about the kind of experience you garner over the years, which tends to make a difference in the way you play at the top level . …PRITHVI SHAW QUOTES.

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  1. Prithvi Shaw is the first School boy cricketer to hit 500 plus score in an official school match (546 runs from 330 balls while playing for Rizvi Springfield school in a Harris Shield match.
  2. He is the first Indian cricketer to score a century on debut in the Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy and Test Cricket.
  3. He is the 15th Indian and 106th overall player to score a century on Test debut.
  4. Prithvi Shaw has scored five centuries in his nine-first- class matches.
  5. He represented India A in limited-over’s match against New Zealand A
  6. Represented India Board President’s XI in a limited over match against New Zealand senior National Cricket Team.

..…Ratikanta Singh