Prithvi Shaw (born 9 November 1999 in Thane, Maharashtra) is a right hand batsman and right-arm offbreak bowler, who plays intternational match for India. He made his debut in Test match on 4-October-2018 against West Indies at Rajkot.
Prithvi Shaw was 15th Indian to get a hundred on debut. Third fastest Test hundred on debut after Shikhar Dhawan (85-ball) and Dwayne Smith (93-ball(, second youngest Indian to score a Test hundred after Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.
He also youngest Indian to score Test century on debut and overall forth yongest after Ashraful (17y 061d), Hamilton Masakadza (17y 352d) and Saleem Malik (18y 323d). He scores at age 18 years 329 days..He also become youngest Test player adjust man of the match awards on debut.
He was become the first Indians to scores hundres debut matches of Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy and Test match.
He was named captain of India's squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. India won the tournament under his captaincy.
In November 2013 he had set the highest score by any batsman in any organised form of cricket since 1901 when he hit 546 in a Harris Shield elite division match until the record was surprassed by Pranav Dhanawade on 4 January 2016.
He also scores century in his debut match of the Duleep Trophy and equaled the record held by Sachin Tendulkar who had scored for the first time a century each in his debut matches of Ranji Trophy and Duleep Trophy.
Prithvi Shaw TimeLine
- 04-Oct-2018: At 18 years and 329 days, Prithvi Shaw became the youngest Indian and the fourth-youngest overall to score a century on Test debut, against the Windies in Rajkot on Thursday, 4 October.