New Delhi: 21-year-old Prithvi Shaw made a big blast at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In the 25th match of the IPL played on Thursday, Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw made such a fuss with the bat that the world kept watching.
The chase of opener Prithvi from the Delhi Capitals team chased down the target, raising the breath of KKR captain Eoin Morgan from the very first over. Prithvi scored 6 fours in the first over. KKR’s Shivam Mavi who came for bowling was beaten badly by Prithvi Shaw.
Mavi conceded 25 runs in this over. He bowled the first ball wide, then got a four on each ball. After this, Prithvi did not stop, he stunned cricket fans around the world, hitting a brilliant half-century off just 18 balls with a strike rate of over 277. Prithvi Shaw has joined the top 15 batsmen of the IPL’s fastest half-century after this spectacular fifty.
Prithvi hit a brilliant 9 chowk and a six to hit Fifty. The record of hitting a half-century off the lowest balls in the IPL is in the name of KL Rahul of the Punjab Kings. KL scored 51 runs on 14 balls against Delhi Capitals on 8 April 2018.
KKR’s team scored 154 runs in 20 overs, batting first. For KKR, Shubman Gill scored 43 and Andre Russell played a brilliant innings of 45 runs.
This spontaneous innings of 21-year-old Prithvi has astounded cricket lovers. Prithvi Shaw is batting brilliantly in this season of IPL. He has scored 218 runs in 7 matches. His average is more than 36. While the strike rate is more than 165. Prithvi has scored more than 1 thousand runs in 45 matches in IPL so far.