Prithvi Shaw Age, Biography, Stats, Height, Girlfriend, Controversy, Family

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Prithvi Shaw is a 24 years-old Indian batter Cricketer who started playing domestic crickets with the Mumbai team in January 2017 and international for the India team in the year 2018. And he is a part of all formats of domestic and international Cricket.

And he plays for India in International Cricket and plays for Delhi Capitals in the IPL.

Full NamePrithvi Pankaj Shaw
NicknamePrithvi Missile
Date of Birth9 November 1999
Prithvi Shaw Age24 years
Birth PlaceThane, Maharashtra, India
Playing RoleBatsman
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm off-break
Physical Stats & More 
Prithvi Shaw Height (approx)168 cm
1.68 m
5’ 6” Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career Info 
TeamsIndia U19, Mumbai, India U23, India Red, India A, Indian Board Presidents XI, Delhi Capitals, Rest of India, India, Board Presidents XI, North Mumbai Panthers
DebutTest Debut:
India vs West Indies at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Oct 04, 2018

ODI Debut:
India vs New Zealand at Seddon Park, Feb 05, 2020

IPL Debut:
On 23 Apr 2018, He made his IPL debut in the match of Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings at Arun Jaitley Stadium
Career Turning PointHis score of 546 runs in the Harris Shield Tournament made him a teenage sensation overnight. Shaw was also the first schoolboy player to score 500+ runs in a single match.
Jersey Number100 (India)
Coach/MentorSantosh Pingulkar, Rahul Dravid (U-19)
Personal Life 
Zodiac signScorpio
SchoolA.V.S Vidhyamandir, Mumbai.
Rizvi Springfield High School.
CollegeRizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduation
FamilyFather – Pankaj Shaw
Mother –
Name not known (Passed away in 2003)
GirlfriendNidhi Tapadia

prithvi shaw girlfriend
HobbiesPlaying on Playstation and playing Billiards
Favourite Things 
Favourite CricketersSachin Tendulkar
Favourite ActorHrithik Roshan, Govinda
Prithvi Shaw Profile

Prithvi Shaw Biography (Wiki)

Indian famous Batter Cricket player Prithvi Shaw was born on 9 November 1999 in Thane, Maharashtra, India. His Full name is a Prithvi Pankaj Shaw, And he is Primarily Known to play International Cricket for indian team and IPL franchise cricket for delhi team.

And Prithvi has already earned a place in billion of hearts due to his outstanding six hitting abilities. And he is already a part of the Indian team in all three formats of International Cricket since 2018.

Prithvi Shaw Early life and Family

If we talk about Prithvi Shaw’s family and parents, then his father’s name is Pankaj Shaw while his mother’s name is not known but his mother Passed away in 2003. and he is originally from Thane, Mumbai.

Prithvi Shaw Father NamePankaj Shaw
Prithvi Shaw Mother Not Known (Passed away in 2003)
Prithvi Shaw Girlfriend

Prithvi Shaw’s Girlfriend

Indian cricket team’s young and dashing batsman Prithvi Shaw has confirmed his relationship with his rumored girlfriend Nidhi Tapadia on 14 February 2023. He was expressed his love on his social media.

Prithvi Shaw GirlfriendNidhi Tapadia

Domestic Career

Prithvi Shaw is regarded as the next big thing in Indian Cricket. He came into the scene after playing an amazing knock of 546 runs in a shield game in his school days in 2013 and since then has been regarded as the next big thing. He trained and played for MIG Cricket Club in Mumbai.

In April 2012, Shaw received an invitation from the Cheadle Hulme School in Manchester, England. He scored 1,446 runs with the bat at a brilliant average of 84 and also picked up 68 wickets with the ball during his two-month stay in Manchester.

He also played for Yorkshire ECB County Premier League in 2014 and piled up some impressive performances. In 2016, Shaw was part of the Indian U-19 team that won the Youth Asia Cup in Sri Lanka.

In January 2017, Shaw finally made his first-class debut for Mumbai in the Semifinals of the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy against  Tamil Nadu and scored a brilliant century in the second innings.

Later, in the same year, he also made a record by becoming the youngest player to score a century on his Duleep Trophy debut. He has so far played 25 first-class games and has scored 2263 runs at an average of  51.43.

In September 2017, Shaw was named the captain in the Indian squad for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018. He impressed everyone with his performances with the bat in the tournament and also led India to win the U-19 World Cup.

His impressive performances in the U-19 World Cup also earned him an IPL contract with the Delhi Capitals. In the 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy, Shaw was outstanding and became the first batsman to score 800 plus runs in a season in the competition’s history.

Shaw has played 41 List A games so far and has scored 2,211 runs at an average of 58.18. Talking about his T20 stats, he has scored 1508 runs in his 59 games so far.

International Career

Test Career

After his impressive show in the IPL and domestic circuit. Shaw finally got a call up for the national team. He was in India’s Test squad for the final two tests against England in 2018 but did not get any opportunity to play.

A month later, in September 2018, Prithvi Shaw made his test debut for India against West Indies in the home series on October 4, 2018, at Rajkot. He smashed a brilliant century on his debut and became the second-youngest player to score a century on their Test debut.

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Shaw was also part of the Indian test squad for their away series against Australia in 2018 but was out of the series as he was injured in a warm-up match. In 2020, he was again selected for the test series against New Zealand. Unfortunately, he didn’t have a good time there and scored just 98 runs from his two games.

In 2020, he again received a call-up for the Test series against Australia. This time around, Shaw performed badly with the bat and scored just one run in the first game and was dropped from the next game. He received criticism for his technique from all the experts.

Shaw has so far played 5 test matches for the country and has scored 339 runs at an average of 42.

ODI Career

After recovering from his injury, Shaw was selected in the ODI squad for their series against New Zealand in 2020. Shaw made his debut on February 5, 2020, at Hamilton. He managed to score just 20 runs on his debut. Shaw played all three games in the series and managed to score just 84 runs with an average of 28.

T20I Career

In 2021, After his outstanding show in the IPL, he was selected for the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka and is likely to make his T20 Debut in July 2021.

IPL Career

After his brilliant performances in the 2018 U-19 World Cup. Prithvi Shaw was bought by the Delhi Capitals for a whopping price of INR 1.2 crores for the 2018 IPL season. He made his IPL debut against Punjab Kings on 23 April 2018.

Shaw smashed 245 runs from his 9 games at a brilliant strike rate of 153.12. He then played all the games in 2019 and played some match-winning knocks for the franchise.

In 2020, Shaw was in and out of the playing XI because of his dull performances with the bat. After working hard on his technique. Shaw made a statement by performing extremely well in the 2021 edition of the IPL and made a record by scoring 24 runs in the first over of an innings against Shivam Mavi league stage game against Kolkata Knight Riders. 

Prithvi Shaw has played 46 IPL games so far and has scored 1134 runs at a decent average of 24 and has also notched up nine half-centuries. His ability with the bat is high rated and expected to be a bright prospect for the country in the coming years.

Prithvi Shaw News (Controversy)

Recently, Prithvi Shaw went to a five-star hotel in Mumbai for dinner with his friends, where some of his fans asked to take selfies, but there was a lot of controversy due to Prithvi not giving selfies, and his car was attacked by fans with a baseball stick.

And not only this, a demand of Rs 50,000 was also made from Prithvi, and if he did not give, he was threatened to file a false case, at present the matter is with the police and it is being investigated.

Lesser Known Facts About Prithvi Shaw

  • He started playing the sport professionally at a very young age of 3.
  • Prithvi Shaw lost his mother when he was just 4 years old.
  • His father sacrificed a lot for Prithvi’s better Career in Cricket.
  • A Shiv Sena MLA Sanjay Potnis provided him a house that was very close to his training ground.
  • Shaw and his father used to travel 70 km daily for his training.
  • In 2013, he made a world record by scoring 546 runs from 330 balls in a shield game.
  • Shaw also became the second-youngest player to score a century on his Duleep Trophy debut.
  • He was named as the captain for the 2018 ICC U-19 World Cup.
  • Prithvi Shaw received an 8-month ban from BCCI after ingesting a substance called Terbutaline in a cough syrup by mistake.

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