Prithvi Shaw’s Purple Patch in Vijay Hazare Trophy Leaves Twitterati Stunned
Mumbai Skipper Prithvi Shaw blazed his way to an unbeaten 185 off just 123 balls as Mumbai stormed into the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a crushing nine-wicket win over Saurashtra in the fourth quarter-final here on Tuesday.Opting to bat, Saurashtra rode on Samarth Vyas’ unbeaten 90 to post 284 for 5, but it was overshadowed by Shaw’s blitzkrieg, as Mumbai chased the target in just 41.5 overs.Shaw smashed his third hundred in the tournament after slamming 105 not out against Delhi and 227 not out against Puducherry in the league stage.
Prithvi Shaw’s 185* in just 123 balls is now the highest individual score by an Indian in List A matches chase. Shaw today surpassed MS Dhoni’s 183* against Sri Lanka in 2005 and Virat Kohli’s 183 against Pakistan in 2012.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) March 9, 2021
150 for Mumbai Captain Prithvi Shaw – when he gets going, he dominates the opposition – 151* runs from just 100 balls including 19 fours and 5 sixes against Saurashtra in the Vijay Hazare Quarter-Final.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) March 9, 2021
Prithvi Shaw has scored a century and going strong at a mind-boggling SR. That’s the way you need to bat as an opener in the modern day game in the limited overs’ game #VijayHazareTrophy
— ದೊಡ್ಡ ಗಣೇಶ್ | Dodda Ganesh (@doddaganesha) March 9, 2021
Third century for Prithvi Shaw in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21 & on all three occasions he has stayed unbeaten: 105*(89) v Delhi (chasing 212), 227*(152) v Puducherry (Mumbai scored 457) & 185*(123) v Saurashtra (chasing 285)
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) March 9, 2021
Stats of opening batsmen:
Innings-13 Runs-378 Avg-34.36
Innings-9 Runs-339 Avg-42.38
Innings-23 Runs-1052 Avg-45.74
Fifties-4 Hundreds-3 200s-2#INDvsENG
— Amit🇮🇳 (@dark__horse007) March 4, 2021
Prithvi Shaw, who used to bring shots, now giving the shot to his coach. pic.twitter.com/EjqOD5eP3q
— Gabbbar (@GabbbarSingh) March 2, 2021
Shaw smashed his third hundred in the tournament after slamming 105 not out against Delhi and 227 not out against Puducherry in the league stage.
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