Prithvi Singh Biography Age Height Girlfriend Family Background
Prithvi Pankaj Shaw is an Indian cricketer and former India national under-19 cricket team captain.His full name is Prithvi Pankaj Shaw.He was born on 9th November’1999.
Birth Name-Prithvi Gupta
Full Name-Prithvi Pankaj Shaw
Nickname -Prithvi Missile
Prithvi Singh Physical Status and more:
•in centimeters-168 cm
•in meters-1.68 m
•in feet inches-5’ 6”
Hair Colour -Black
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Prithvi Cricket Career:
-International Debut India U19- 14 January 2018 against v Aust U19 at Mount Maunganui
-4 October 2018 vs West Indies at Rajkot
-5 February 2020 vs New Zealand at Seddon Park(ODI debut)
T20-Did Not Play
Jersey Number # 100(India)
Domestic/State Team-Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai
Favourite Shot -Cover drive
Records (main ones)
•The first schoolboy cricketer to score more than 500 runs in an official inter-school match (546 runs from 330 balls playing for Rizvi Springfield in a Harris Shield match).
•The youngest Indian cricketer to score a half-century on Test debut (after Hanif Mohammad, Jeff Stollmeyer, Tamim Iqbal and Imran Farhat).
•The first Indian cricketer to score a century on debut in the Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, and Test.
•The 15th Indian cricketer to score a century on Test debut.
•The 2nd youngest Indian cricketer (after Sachin Tendulkar) to score a Test century (18 years 329 days) on debut.
•The 6th Indian cricketer to win the Player-of-the-Match award on Test debut.
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
Prithvi Singh Personal Life:
Date of Birth-9 November 1999
Age-20 Years(as in 2020)
• Rizvi Springfield High School,Mumbai
College/University-Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce,Mumbai
Hobbies-Playing on PlayStation,Playing Billiards
Prithvi Affairs and Family:
Affairs/Girlfriends-Prachi Singh(Actress and Model)
Parents Father-Pankaj Shaw
Mother Name-Not Known (Died in 2003)
Prithvi Favourite Things:
TV Show-Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah
Salary (approx.) IPL 11- ₹1.2 crore (as in 2018)
Few 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.
-Prithvi Shaw with his father used to travel from Virar to Mumbai for practice
-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 Shaw practicing during his school days
-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.’
-He loves to share hilarious Dubsmash videos on social media.