Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Prithvi Shaw
Prithvi Pankaj Shaw is an Indian right-handed opening batsman. He made his first-class debut for Mumbai in the semi-finals of the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy on 1 January 2017. Here you will all the information related to Prithvi Shaw bio, age, height, weight, net worth, salary and relationship status. He made his Test debut against West Indies on 4 October 2018 and became the youngest batsman to make a Test century on debut for India.
About/Bio/Wiki of Prithvi Shaw
|Full Name||Prithvi Gupta|
Physical State & More
|Body Colour||Dark Brown|
India U19- 14 January 2018 against v Aust U19 at Mount Maunganui
Test- 4 October 2018 vs West Indies at Rajkot
ODI- Did Not Play
T20- Did Not Play
Coach- Santosh PingulkarMentor- Rahul Dravid
# 100 (India)
# 100 (Domestic)
|Domestic/State Teams||Barbados Tridents, Islamabad United, Khulna Titans, Multan Sultans, Mumbai Indians, St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel|
|Records (main ones)||
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||2017- The ‘Best Junior-Cricketer-of-the-Year’ by the Sports Journalists’ Association of Mumbai (SJAM)|
|Career Turning Point||When he scored 546 runs in the Harris Shield Cricket Tournament in 2013|
|Date of Birth||9 November 1999|
|Birth Place||Virar, Maharastra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hometown||Manpur, Gaya, Bihar, India|
|College||Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai|
Son- N/ADaughter- N/A
Father- Pankaj ShawMother- Name Not Known (Died in 2003)
|Hobbies||Playing on PlayStation, Playing Billiards|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Actor (s)||Hrithik Roshan, Govinda|
|Favourite Actress||Deepika Padukone|
|Favourite Singer||Arijit Singh|
|Favourite Food||Anda Ghotala|
|Favourite TV Show||Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah|
|TOTAL IPL INCOME||₹36000000|
Controversies of Prithvi Shaw:
- In 2016, he was banned by the West Indies Cricket Board for 10 months after he was signed by the Khulna Titans in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
- In November 2019, he was caught in the ball-tampering act during the third ODI between West Indies and Afghanistan.
Does Prithvi Shaw smoke: Not Known
Does Prithvi Shaw drink alcohol: Yes
Some less known facts about Prithvi Shaw:
- Prithvi started playing cricket at the age of 3.
- When he was 4 years old, his mother passed away, which created a big void in his life, and in order to overcome it, he shifted his focus towards cricket.
- His father sacrificed a lot for his career as he shut down his flourishing garment business, where he used to purchase the garment from wholesalers and sell it in Surat and Baroda. Moreover, for around 3 years, his family survived on his father’s savings.
- Their financial crisis started fading away when Prithvi started getting scholarships, and a Shiv Sena MLA, Sanjay Potnis, provided him a home in Vakola, which was close to Prithvi’s training ground in Bandra.
- His everyday practice was a daunting task itself; as he, along with his father used to do a 70-km ride between Virar and Mumbai.
- His father acted as a practice bowler by bowling at him at the Air India ground in Kalina.
- In 2011, he was selected to play for Polly Umrigar XI.
- In 2013, he hit the headlines after scoring a record 546 off 330 balls in a Mumbai based Haris Shield elite division match, at the age of 14.
- Prithvi was a part of India’s squad that won the Asia Cup Under-19 tournament, under the coaching of Rahul Dravid.
- He scored his debut first-class ton (120 runs) for Mumbai against Tamil Nadu in the 2016-17 season of Ranji Trophy.
- On 4 February 2018, under his captaincy, the U-19 Indian cricket team won the 2018 U-19 World Cup in New Zealand.
- His grandfather, Ashok Gupta, runs a cloth shop in Bihar named ‘Shri Balaji Cut Piece Centre.’
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- He loves to share hilarious Dubsmash videos on social media.
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