Prithvi Shaw will captain Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy final. (File)
Prithvi Shaw made a brilliant international debut by scoring a century against the West Indies but he is currently running out of Team India. Presently he is captaining Mumbai in Ranji Trophy.
Young batsman Prithvi Shaw, who scored a century in his first Test match against West Indies, was dropped from Team India due to poor form. This young player Ranji Trophy (Ranji Trophy) and went to Mumbai in the final under his captaincy. In the final, Mumbai will face Madhya Pradesh (Mumbai vs MP). Here too, Shaw’s performance has not been very special. He has been able to score only three half-centuries. Shaw doesn’t live up to the standards that he has set in the current season but the youngster knows that cricket is also a way of life with constant ups and downs.
Domestic cricket giants Mumbai face Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy final and Prithvi does not want his attention to be distracted by the thought of not getting a place in India’s T20 International team for the tour of England or going to Ireland.
no one congratulated me
Mumbai captain Prithvi said on the eve of the final, I have scored a few (three) half-centuries but it is definitely not enough for me and even after scoring a half-century no one congratulated me and you feel bad too. (said in a funny tone). Sometimes it happens but I am happy that my team is doing well. As a captain, I have to think about all the 21 players who have come here with me and not just myself.
Prithvi said, there are always ups and downs in cricket and life and it never happens that you keep moving forward. So it’s just a matter of time before I start hitting the balls well and play big innings once again. But right now I want to make sure that my team does well and I am enjoying the team game.
There is no focus on returning to Team India
When asked whether he does not prefer to return to the national team? Prithvi said, I am not thinking about returning to the Indian team at all right now. Winning the cup is my main objective and I am not thinking of anything other than winning it.
Special message given to the youth of the team
Prithvi is just 22 years old and has played 33 first-class matches but when asked what message he wants to give to the youth of the team, he said, “First of all, I would like to say that I am proud of him that he is here. reached. I want to tell them to enjoy the game by getting on the field. I want to tell the youth of the team that they have to do what they have been doing in under-25 or under-19, just the standard is more stringent here.
“Results don’t matter to me, but everyone’s efforts matter,” he said. All I have told them is to do what you have been doing for so many years.
‘I will be able to see eye to eye with Pandit sir’
When Prithvi first came to the Mumbai team, Chandrakant Pandit was the coach of the team and now when he leads the 41-time champions Mumbai in the final, this legendary coach will be with the opposing team. The Mumbai captain said, I think I will be able to see eye to eye with Chandu sir (Coach Pandit) after five years. This was not the case in 2016 or 2017. Everyone knows that Chandu sir is a tough person and it would be nice to meet him again after a long time.
Said this about Amol Majumdar
Mumbai’s coach is being handled by domestic cricket legend Amol Majumdar and Prithvi termed his guidance as special. He said, everyone knows Amol sir has played a lot of domestic cricket and scored a lot of runs. He has a lot of experience and we are very fortunate to have him with us.