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Prithvi Shaw (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography & More

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Prithvi Shaw

Bio
Real NamePrithvi Pankaj Shaw
ProfessionIndian U-19 Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 55 kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutIndia U19- 14 January 2018 against v Aust U19 at Mount Maunganui
Jersey Number #100 (India U-19)
Coach/MentorRahul Dravid
Domestic/State TeamMumbai Under-19s
Records (main ones)Highest score in all over India's school cricket by scoring 546 runs in a Harris Shield Cricket Tournament in 2013.
Career Turning PointWhen he scored 546 runs in a Harris Shield Cricket Tournament.
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 November 1999
Age (as in 2017)18 Years
Birth PlaceThane, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownVirar, Maharashtra, India
School(s)A.V.S. Vidyamandir, Virar, Mumbai
Rizvi Springfield High School, Mumbai
CollegeRizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai
Educational QualificationPursuing graduation
FamilyFather- Pankaj Shaw
Prithvi Shaw with his father Pankaj Shaw
Mother- Not Known (Died)
Brother- N/A
Sister- N/A
ReligionHinduism
CasteVaisya (Madhesia)
AddressA home at Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite FoodAnda Ghotala
Favourite TV ShowTaarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah

Prithvi Shaw

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Some Lesser 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. Prithvi Shaw with Sanjay Potnis
  • 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 childhood
  • 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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