New Delhi: India’s opening batsman Prithvi Shaw is running in amazing form these days. Ever since Prithvi Shaw was dropped from the Indian team due to poor form, he has played havoc in the domestic tournament Vijay Hazare Trophy. Shaw hit a brilliant century against Saurashtra in the quarter-finals of this tournament, sending his team Mumbai to the quarter-finals. During this time, Shaw has also broken the records of many big players.
Saurashtra blew in Shaw’s storm
In the match between Mumbai and Saurashtra, Saurashtra’s team batted first and scored 284 runs, losing 5 wickets. From Saurashtra, Samarth Vyas played the highest innings of 90 runs. The Mumbai team, who came to bat in response, achieved this goal by losing one wicket in just 41.5 overs. Prithvi Shaw scored an unbeaten 185 for Mumbai. Shaw hit 21 fours and 7 sixes in his innings. Apart from Shaw, Yashasvi Jaiswal also played an innings of 75 runs. Jaiswal and Shaw shared a 238-run partnership for the first wicket.
Shaw broke Kohli Dhoni’s records
Prithvi Shaw has also broken the big records of Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) and Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli) with this stormy innings. Shaw has now become the highest run-scorer in List A cricket, chasing the target for India. Prior to Shaw, Dhoni played an unbeaten innings of 183 runs against Sri Lanka in the year 2005. While Virat Kohli scored 183 runs in 2012 chasing runs against Pakistan. Shaw has broken the records of these two, scoring an unbeaten 185 runs.
Highest individual score by an Indian in a List A chase:
185 * (123) – Prithvi Shaw vs Saurashtra, Delhi, Today
183 * (145) – MS Dhoni vs SL, Jaipur, 2005
183 (148) – Virat Kohli vs PAK, Dhaka, 2012#VijayHazareTrophy
– ESPNcricinfo stats (@ESPNcric_stats) March 9, 2021
Shaw is in strong form
Shaw is in excellent form in the Vijay Trophy Trophy. Shaw has so far hit two centuries and a double century in this tournament. Shaw had named another big record in this tournament. Shaw played a stormy innings of 225 runs against Puducherry. With this innings, Shaw became the highest run-scorer in an innings in first-class cricket.
Prithvi Shaw in Vijay Hazare 2021:
105 * (89) vs Delhi
34 (38) vs Maharashtra
227 * (152) vs Puducherry
36 (30) vs Rajasthan
2 (5) vs Himachal Pradesh
185 * (123) vs Saurashtra
589 runs from 6 matches including 1 double hundred, 2 hundred at an average of 196.3 and strike rate of 134.78
– Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) March 9, 2021