Prithvi Shaw creates history in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21
Prithvi Shaw hails from Mumbai and is one of the most promising opening batsmen for India. It was under his captaincy India won the 2018 ICC U-19 World Cup. His stint with Team India was not satisfactory of late, as he went back to playing Vijay Hazare Trophy, where he has created history.
Indian opener Prithvi Shaw has seemingly made a resounding comeback in the game, especially in the domestic circuit. It was his recent stint in the just-concluded Vijay Hazare Trophy for Mumbai that has been wonderful.
While Mumbai has managed to win its fourth title after beating Uttar Pradesh in the final on Sunday, it has been highly aided by Shaw's performance. Meanwhile, he has scripted a historic feat in the tournament.
Shaw managed to score his 800th run of the season during the final, collecting 32 runs. As a result, he has become the first batsman in the tournament's history to amass 800 runs in a single edition, thus going past Mayank Agarwal's previous record, who had scored 723 during the 2017-18 edition.
Last week, Shaw had slammed a 123-ball 185 against Saurashtra while chasing. Consequently, he produced the highest List-A score by an Indian while chasing, going past Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli's record of 183.