The youngster maintained a pretty decent batting average of 38.50. He registered his best score of 82 against Kolkata Knight Riders. Shaw was named the Man of the Match.
The young batting talent has smashed 3 fifties in this season. He also maintained an impressive strike rate of 166.48, scoring 37 boundaries and 12 sixes to his name.
Shaw registered the second-fastest fifty in this IPL as he achieved the feat in just 18 balls. Kieron Pollard smashed the fastest fifty in this season. He achieved the landmark in just 17 balls against Chennai Super Kings.
Delhi Capitals locked horns with Punjab Kings on Sunday at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. As usual, Prithvi Shaw got off to an electrifying start in the run-chase of 167.
Shaw scored 39 off just 22 balls with the help of 3 fours and as many sixes at a strike rate of 177.27. Shikhar Dhawan top-scored with 69 off 47 (6 fours, 2 sixes). DC chased down the target in 17.4 overs and won by 7 wickets.
Prithvi Shaw gets hit on the groin; laughs after looking inside his pant
During the last ball of the third over, Prithvi Shaw tried to play across the line off Riley Meredith’s bowling. As it turned out, he failed to make a connection with the ball. The 141.kph short of length delivery went on to hit his groin area in the follow-through.
Shaw suffered severe pain and the DC physio went up to him to check if he was okay. Meanwhile, Shaw hilariously laughed while looking inside his track pant. The video of the incident has gone viral on the internet.
Watch the video below:
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