India U-19 World Cup winning captain Prithvi Shaw received his maiden ODI call-up on Sunday for the upcoming collection towards New Zealand. The proper-hander was included within the 15-man squad that may play three ODIs towards the Kiwis, the primary of which will probably be performed at Seddon Park in Hamilton on February 5. The 20-year-previous, final week, smashed 100-ball 150 throughout India A’s second follow recreation towards New Zealand at Lincoln on Saturday. Shaw smashed 22 fours and two sixes throughout his innings.
Shaw made his debut for India within the two-match Test collection towards West Indies in October 2018, and he immediately made a mark scoring a ton and a fifty. He was anticipated to be India’s Test squad towards Australia the identical 12 months, however an harm within the follow recreation noticed him getting dominated out from the collection.
The 12 months 2019 additional didn’t go Shaw’s method as he was handed an eight-month doping ban. He made a return to cricket on the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in November, and smashed 63 runs in 39 balls to information Mumbai to a straightforward win over Assam. He, adopted it up with two extra fifties within the home T20 match.
The proper-hander additionally smashed a fifty and a double hundred for Mumbai of their opening Ranji Trophy match towards Baroda. He suffered an harm in Mumbai’s third Ranji match towards Karnataka, which noticed him getting dominated out of India A’s first follow-recreation in New Zealand.
He caught the eyes of the selectors with a spectacular match-successful efficiency within the 2nd follow recreation and was named within the ODI squad for New Zealand tour, rather than Shikhar Dhawan, who was dominated out resulting from an harm.
India will play 5 T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests towards New Zealand, with the primary T20I to be performed on Friday in Auckland.