Prithvi Pankaj Shaw is the full name of Prithvi Shaw is an Indian professional cricket player. He was the captain of the Indian National team that won the 2018 Under-19 World Cup. who plays as a batsman for Mumbai in domestic cricket and Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League(IPL T20). In 2018 the International Cricket Council (ICC) was selected he as one of the five breakout stars in men’s cricket.
Generally a right-handed opening batsman, Shaw played his first international aspect on 4 October 2018 and became the 2nd-youngest Indian Cricketer after Sachin Tendulkar to score a century in Test and the teenage Indian to do so on Test match.
On 1st January 2017, he played his 1st-class match for Mumbai in the semi-finals of the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy. He made a century in the 2nd innings and became man of the match. Shaw was considered as a captain of India’s squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in December 2017. He directed the Indian team in the final where they hit Australia by eight wickets to win their 4th Under-19 World Cup.
The Early Life of Prithvi Shaw:
Prithvi Shaw was Born on 9 November 1999 in Thane, Maharashtra to a Bihari family. His parents moved from Gaya, Bihar to Thane, Maharashtra due to a migrant for employment. He was offered a contract by AAP Entertainment that permitted him and his father to transfer from Thane to Mumbai and continue his cricket education in 2001. Indian Oil also provided him with sponsorship. His father is Pankaj Shaw and lost his mother at the age of 4.
Shaw was the central person in the documentary film Beyond All Boundaries and has two times selected to travel to England to further his cricket education.