Prithvi Shaw, India vs Windies 2018
Prithvi Shaw. Credits: BCCI Twitter

Last Update on: October 15th, 2018 at 12:38 pm

India’s young batsman Prithvi Shaw had a perfect start to his Test career. Shaw scored his maiden Test century in his debut match. Furthermore, Shaw carried on his sublime touch in the following match as he scored a fine 70 in first innings. Shaw remained unbeaten on 33 and scored the winning runs for the team. Prithvi Shaw scored 237 runs in the two-match series. Thus, he received the Man of the series.

Subsequently, Shaw said winning the man of the series makes it even more special for him. In fact, Shaw was able to hit the ground running against the Windies.

India vs Windies 2018, Virat Kohli, Prithvi Shaw

Shaw played with confidence and there were no signs of nerves in his strokeplay. Therefore, Shaw was able to show great promise in his maiden series.

Consequently, Shaw has given a push to his name’s envelope for the tour of Australia. Shaw was able to tick the right boxes in his batting and it was great to see him taking his game to the topmost level.

Shaw said everyone is welcoming in the team as there is no senior or junior in the team. The young batsman is excited about his future.

Prithvi Shaw said in the post-match ceremony, “It was a happy moment for me and finishing the game for India means a lot for me. It is my first series, winning 2-0 and winning the Man of the Series makes it all the more special. Everyone is like a family; there is no senior or junior. It is a great journey and I am looking forward to a lot of it. I don’t know what is happening next, I just want to enjoy this moment. I’d like to continue this, would like to keep winning matches for India and the World Cup as well.”

Prithvi Shaw, India vs Windies 2018
Prithvi Shaw. Credits: BCCI Twitter

Prithvi Shaw has had a fine start to his career. Thus, there will be huge expectations from the prodigy batsman. Shaw has a great talent and it would be the job of the Indian team management to nurture him further.

Shaw was able to write a fine first chapter to his International book. Hence, Shaw will like to keep coming up with good performances for the Indian team. However, there is no denying the fact Shaw will face more difficult challenges in the times to come.

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