He scored an impressive 43 off just 24 balls with the help of 9 boundaries. The right-handed batsman was looking to punish any type of delivery and there was no stopping him.
He provided the right start to the game. As a result, India managed to chase down the target with relative ease. Prithvi Shaw was adjudged the man of the match for his blistering performance.
In the wake of his knock, former Indian cricketers heaped praise on the youngster for his fabulous knock. Even former Indian opener Virender Sehwag reserved the highest respect for Shaw.
India won the first ODI by 7 wickets and deservedly took the first lead in the series. However, during the second ODI against Sri Lanka, Prithvi Shaw failed to make his presence count on the pitch.
The young lad initially looked intimidating when he smashed three fours during the run-chase. Earlier, Sri Lanka managed to aggregate a total of 275 for the loss of 9 wickets in their quota of 50 overs.
Hasaranga dismisses Prithvi Shaw with a superb delivery
Prithvi Shaw has perfected the art of scoring runs at a brisk pace. He has done that more often than not in the Indian Premier League while playing for Delhi Capitals alongside his senior Shikhar Dhawan.
Shaw proved to be productive in the first ODI but it was just not his day in the second ODI. Wanindu Hasaranga bowled a gem of delivery and to which Shaw literally had no solution to the question.
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Sri Lankan leg-spinner made a complete mess of the batsman’s stumps. Shaw departed after scoring 13 off 11 balls. Meanwhile, Sri Lankan fans showered praise on Hasaranga for his superb delivery.
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