Prithvi Shaw Age Height Father Wiki Biography Girlfriend. Prithvi Shaw is an Indian cricket player. He made his test debut against West Indies in Oct 2018. Below you will be finding info on Prithvi Shaw Biography, Cast, Bio-data, Wiki, Age, Education, Height, Weight, Affairs, Family, Marital Status,Vital Stats, Religion, Zodiac & More and we hope you will love to know.
Prithvi Shaw Age Height Father Wiki Biography Girlfriend
- Name: Prithvi Pankaj Shaw
- Nickname: Prithvi
- Father: Pankaj Gupta (later changed to Shaw)
- Birth: 9th November 1999
- Age: 19 Year in 2018
- Birth Place: Gaya, Bihar (Currently living in Mumbai)
- Profession: Cricketer
- Nationality: Indian
- Religion: Hinduism
- Cast: Vaisya (Madhesia)
- Height: 1.65 M
- Weight: 54 Kg
- Chest: 52 Inches (normal)
- Eye: Black
- Hair: Black
- Jersey Number: 100 (U-19)
- Couch/Mentor: Rahul Dravid
- Test Debut: 4th Oct vs W Indies in Rajkot
- Batting: Right Hand
- Bowling: Right Arm Off Break
- School: A.V.S. Vidyamandir, Virar, Mumbai
Rizvi Springfield High School, Mumbai
- Collage: Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai
- Educational Qualification: Graduation
- Batsman: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
- Bowler: Brat Lee
- Food: Anda Ghotala
- TV Show: Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma
Lesser Known Facts:
- 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 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.
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