Prithvi Shaw scored his first double century in the group stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy between Mumbai and Puducherry on Thursday. Shaw completed his double ton at a strike rate of 140.85 in 142. deliveries. The 21-year-old hit 27 fours and four sixes. Shaw is the fourth batsman to score a double century in the history of Vijay Hazare Trophy. He is the eighth Indian to score a double century in List A cricket.
Shaw, who remained unbeaten on 227 (152 balls), recorded the highest score by a captain in men’s List A cricket. Not only this, he has also recorded the record of playing the biggest innings in List A cricket.
He has left behind Sanju Samson of Kerala in this case. He is leading Mumbai for the first time in this match against Puducherry. Shaw’s unbeaten 227 is also the highest individual score in the history of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Talk about the history of Vijay Hazare Trophy, so far Sanju Saisman, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Kaushal and Prithvi Shaw have scored a double century.
Significantly, Prithvi Shaw has been struggling with his form for some time. His performance in the IPL in the UAE was also disappointing. After this, in the first Test in Australia, he was able to score only four runs in both innings after which he was dropped from the team. After this, he was also not included in the Test series against England.