Prithvi Shaw’s double dose: Batting in Jaipur, mind in Ahmedabad


While out-of-favour India opener and stand-in Mumbai skipper Prithvi Shaw helped his crew win their third sport in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, the right-hander was visualising thrashing the England bowlers at Ahmedabad. 
Shaw (152-ball unbeaten 227, 31×4, 5×6) and Suryakumar Yadav (58-ball 133, 22×4, 4×6) helped Mumbai put up a mammoth 457-4 to beat Puducherry by an enormous 233-run margin in Jaipur on Thursday.  
“I used to be taking part in my regular sport and was making an attempt to play in the gaps. My urge for food for runs is rising day-to-day. I used to be pondering that I’m taking part in in Ahmedabad [against England in the day-night Test]. But sure, it is a particular knock,” Shaw informed mid-day on Thursday.   
Artist Surya
Shaw, 21, who scored an unbeaten 105 in opposition to Delhi a couple of days in the past, shared two very important partnerships (of 201 with Suryakumar and 153 with Aditya Tare (56) for the third and second wicket respectively) hailed Suryakumar’s knock. “He [Suryakumar] is a kalaakaar [artist]. His confidence stage may be very excessive. He has each shot in his kitty and is aware of very effectively how you can rating runs. I imagine he’s already in the T20 zone and reached Ahmedabad,” remarked Shaw of his teammate who has been chosen in India’s T20 squad.
Riding on this splendid knock, Shaw grew to become the eight Indian after Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Karn Kaushal, Sanju Samson and Yashasvi Jaiswal to register a double century in List ‘A’ cricket. When requested if Mumbai had a particular plan for Puducherry, as they have been overwhelmed by the identical crew in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy final month, Shaw mentioned: “It was not a revenge win, however sure, that [loss] was in our minds. So, we have been decided to indicate them. We simply determined to concentrate on the sport like we did in the sooner two matches of the event.”  
Revealing his method for the upcoming matches, Shaw mentioned: “I’ll try to hit free balls that are in my vary. At the identical time, I’ll respect all these deliveries. My purpose is to play 100 balls in every sport.”
‘Proud feeling’
Shaw, who led Mumbai for the primary time in place of the rested Shreyas Iyer, mentioned: “It’s a proud feeling to guide Mumbai. Right from my childhood, it was my dream to play Ranji Trophy for Mumbai and lead the facet, so it’s good to guide a crew that contains massive gamers.”
Debutant leg-spinner Prashant Solanki claimed 5 for 48, whereas pacers Shardul Thakur and Tushar Deshpande picked up two wickets every as Puducherry have been bundled out for 224 in 38.1 overs.




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