Perhaps, the name of Prithvi Shaw is the most chanted name in India today. He has made such an impact with his stunning knock In his debut game against Windies. Meanwhile, it is not only ended in India but also the legendary players across the globe are making their time to praise Prithvi Shaw. The latest to join is Shoaib Akhtar.

Before going into the details, let us give a brief note on what Prithvi Shaw did today. He started the day by receiving the Test cap from the Indian stalwart captain Virat Kohli. Then, he faced the first ball of the Test match with a nice leave.

Then, he followed it up with a stunning backfoot punch to start his account for his country. Surprisingly, the Mumbaikar never looked tense during all those magical moments. Instead, he carried all his good form in the game to keep Windies on the back foot.

Prithvi Shaw, India vs Windies 2018
Prithvi Shaw (Credits – AFP)

He became the fourth youngest to make his debut and then the second youngest to score a century on his debut Test. Further, he surpassed many records during his whirlwind 134-run knock.

Really impressed to see Prithvi Shaw’s talent and hunger to score – Shoaib Akhtar

Meanwhile the former Pakistan great, Shoaib Akhtar gave his accolades to Prithvi Shaw. He termed that he is impressed with the way Prithvi Shaw batted. Further, he wished the young champ to continue his glorious journey.

Shoaib Akhtar, India vs Windies 2018
Shoaib Akhtar (Credits – Menxp)

However, it has been a great day at the office for the 18-year-old Shaw. Hopefully, he will continue the same to bring laurels for India across the formats. Meanwhile, he almost secured his place for the tour to Australia.

His tweet read ”What a great start in test cricket from young Prithvi shaw really impressed to see his talent & hunger to score runs but @ will ..wow carry on young man good luck”