Prithvi Shaw IPL 

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Prithvi Shaw, 24 years old, a dynamic talented southpaw, is one of the most talented Indian openers to come into the limelight in recent times. He is known for his explosive batting style, Shaw has shown some promise with impressive performances in domestic cricket and Indian Premier League. 

Prithvi Shaw’s career catapulted to prominence after his marathon 546-run inning in the Harris Shield Trophy in 2012. The swashbuckling opener burst onto the scene after playing a marathon 546-run inning in a Shield match and since then he has only got better and better.

Prithvi Shaw is a right-handed batsman known for his aggressive and attacking style of batting. The Mumbai star batter has some god-gifted prowess in timing the ball, known for his quick footwork and ability to dominate the bowlers, especially in the shorter format of the game. 

He is particularly strong on the off-field side and has the quality of hitting the ball with pure elegance and dominance. 

Prithvi Shaw's IPL Career 

Prithvi Shaw's journey in the cash-rich league is an exemplification of his explosive batting style. His journey in the IPL started in 2008 when he was bought in by Delhi Capitals (then Delhi Daredevils). 

Shaw made an immediate impact in IPL showcasing his power-hitting batting and fearlessly taking on the bowlers from the outset. 

Prithvi Shaw has played several memorable innings and has made milestones. From his ferocious half-centuries to match-winning knocks that he has played for his team, he has left an incredible mark on the league. 

Prithvi Shaw's IPL Team 

Prithvi Shaw marked his debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with Delhi Capitals in  2018 with a jaw-dropping price of 1.2 Crores during the auction.

For Delhi Capitals in 2023, Shaw has played 8 matches and has scored 106 runs with a strike rate of 124.71.  

Prithvi Shaw's IPL career is a testament to his talent, dedication and unwavering passion for the game. From his explosive debut to his consistent performance at the top order, he has established himself as one of the most exciting young talents to watch out for.  

Delhi Capitals

Prithvi Shaw's IPL Price

In the latest 17th edition of the IPL season, Prithvi Shaw's salary stands at a lucrative INR 7.5 Crore. Signed by Delhi Capitals ahead of the IPL 2023 mega auction, Prithvi Shaw has consistently delivered stellar performances, justifying his retention and commanding a significant salary in the IPL.

Prithvi Shaw's IPL Salary

2018Delhi Capitals 1.20 Cr
2019Delhi Capitals 1.20 Cr
2020Delhi Capitals 1.20 Cr
2021Delhi Capitals 1.20 Cr
2022Delhi Capitals 7.50 Cr
2023Delhi Capitals 7.50 Cr
2024Delhi Capitals 7.50 Cr

Prithvi Shaw's IPL Records 

  • One of the two batsmen to smash 6 fours in an over - In IPL 2021, Shaw smashed his Shivam Mavi for 6 fours in an over to join Ajinkya Rahane as one of the two to achieve the landmark.
  • 2nd best strike rate in powerplay in IPL history. 
  • 9th best strike rate in IPL history. 
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Prithvi Shaw's IPL Stats

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Prithvi Shaw IPL : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

Q.1 Why is Prithvi Shaw famous?

Answer: Prithvi Shaw is the first Indian cricketer to score a century on debut in the Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, and Test. The 15th Indian cricketer to score a century on their Test debut. The 2nd youngest Indian cricketer (after Sachin Tendulkar) to score a Test century (18 years 329 days) on debut.

Q.2 Which IPL team bought Prithvi Shaw?

Answer: The youngster has been with the Delhi Capitals (earlier Delhi Daredevils) since he was bought by them in the 2018 IPL auction for Rs 1.2 crores. And for IPL 2024 he will be seen playing for DC. 

Q.3 What is the best season of Prithvi Shaw in IPL ?

Answer: His best IPL came in 2021 when he scored 479 runs at an average of 31.93 while striking at 159.13 in 15 games.