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All You Need To Know About Prithvi Shaw

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Meet the star of the day, Prithvi Shaw. "This one is for my dad," says Prithvi after scoring the historic hundred in his maiden Test. This young boy showed immense grit and determination from the beginning. As a 10-year-old he would jostle the crowds in suburban trains to reach Bandra from Virar for cricket practice. Now, Prithvi has proven to the world that he packs a punch when it comes to scoring tons for his country. He has become the youngest Indian to score a Test hundred on his debut, which is a dream for all aspiring cricketers.

The 18-year-old, right-handed opening batsman made his name when he lead the country to victory in the under-19 World Cup. However, he reached cricketing glory with today’s sensational debut against West Indies in Rajkot. 

A native of Virar, Prithvi comes from a modest background. He lost his mother at the young age of four and lives with his father. After his century, he became the toast of the town. People all over India are celebrating the rise of a new star in the Indian cricket.

We have curated all the information available on Prithvi in this ClipBook. Flip through the pages to know him better. Watch the celebrations in his neighbourhood and read about his journey from the suburbs of Mumbai to the stadium in Rajkot.


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Prithvi Shaw Dedicates Debut Hundred To Dad

After scoring the century, Prithvi Shaw dedicated his Test hundred to his father Pankaj Shaw. He also thanked him for all the sacrifices he made to ensure his son could reach the highest level.

Prithvi Shaw's Profile

Do you want to keep yourself updated with all news related to the latest sensation Prithvi Shaw. Check out the article on his and know his ICC ranking, age, career and other details.

Captain At 18: Prithvi Shaw's Story

Prithvi Shaw started playing cricket when he was three years old when most children his age were learning to walk or speak. Despite all odds, Prithvi held onto cricket with all he had, becoming the youngest boy to play for Cricket Club of India (C...

Prithvi Shaw: Things To Know

Do you know that Prithvi Shaw is the second youngest batsman to make his debut for India since Sachin Tendulkar? Read all about Prithvi Shaw's test debut and records he broke in this article.

Celebrations In Prithvi Shaw's Neighborhood

It is celebrations time in Prithvi Shaw's neighbourhood as sweets and crackers are doing the rounds after news of his extra-ordinary test 100 reached. People who has been the lad growing up are the happiest and wished him more success in the comin...

Prithvi Shaw's Journey: Virar To Rajkot

Want to teach your child the virtues of determination, grit and focus? Read them about the journey of Prithvi Shaw, how he rose from the suburbs of Virar to grab fame in Rajkot.

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