Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Shaw

Age: Prithvi Shaw is 21 years old (as in 2020).

Date of Birth: 9 November 1999.

Nationality: Indian.

Home Town: Virar.

Profession: Cricketer.

Prithvi Shaw is an Indian cricketer, who captains the India Under-19 cricket team and also the Mumbaicricket club in Mumbai. Prithvi is a right-handed batsman and also a part-time right arm off break bowler. Prithvi is best known to have the lead the U-19  team to the World Cup title in 2018. Below you can find the age, wife, height, affair and full Biography of Prithvi Shaw.

Prithvi Shaw Family and Early Life


The age of Prithvi Shaw is 21 years old, He was born on 9 November 1999 in Thane, Maharashtra, India. When Prithvi was just 3 years old, his father enrolled him in the cricket academy in Virar, Maharashtra.

Prithvi lost his mother at the age of 4. At that time, his father “Pankaj Shaw” runs the garment business but he stops running his business only to focus on his son Prithvi’s cricket career. Prithvi Shaw used to play cricket with his friends and father at the beach which lies near the “JW Marriott”.

When Prithvi Shaw was 11 years old, he received a contract offer from Amitabh Arun Parekh (AAP) Entertainment Limited that let him shifted to Mumbai along with his father to continue his study in cricket.


Prithvi Shaw did his schooling at “A.V.S. Vidyamandir”, Virar, Mumbai and Rizvi Springfield High School, Mumbai, India.

Currently, Prithvi is pursuing his graduation from “Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce”, Mumbai, India.

Career of Prithvi Shaw

He came into limelight in 2013 when he played for “Rizvi Springfield High School” in the Harris Shield Cricket Tournament and scored 546 runs in just 330 balls in an innings. He also played for the Under-14, Under-16, and Under-19 Mumbai cricket team.

In January 2017, Prithvi made his first-class debut for Mumbai against Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy tournament at Rajkot, Gujarat in which he was declared as man of the match. In this year, Prithvi made his List A debut against Gujarat in the ‘Vijay Hazare Trophy’ tournament at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

In 2017, Prithvi became the captain of the India U-19 cricket team for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup and played his first Youth ODI against Australia in which he scored 94 off 100 balls and declared as man of the match.

Career Highlights:

Test debut (cap 293): 4 October 2018 v West Indies
ODI debut (cap 231): 5 February 2020 v New Zealand
2018–present: Delhi Capitals (squad no. 100)

Major Accomplishments

On 3 February 2018, India U-19 won the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup under his captaincy.

In November 2013 he had set the highest score by any batsman in any organized form of cricket since 1901 when he hit 546 in a Harris Shield elite division match until the record was surpassed by Pranav Dhanawade on 4 January 2016.

Prithvi Shaw has earned a deal worth Rs 36 lakh with SG, which has been endorsed by stalwarts like Sunil Gavaskar, Rahul Dravid, and Virender Sehwag in the past.

Body Measurements

Prithvi Shaw Height 5 ft 7 in (171 cm) approx. and Weight 55 Kg approx.

His Body Measurements are 38-30-12 Inches. His Chest Size 38 Inches, Waist Size 30 Inches and Biceps Size 12 Inches.

He has black color hair and black color eyes.

Affair & marriage

Prithvi Shaw is currently focusing on his cricket career, and yet there is no news of an affair with anyone.

Hobbies of Prithvi Shaw

Hobbies of Prithvi are Playing Cricket and Listening Songs.

Income of Prithvi Shaw

We don’t have any information about his Income.

Some Interesting Facts

Prithvi Shaw gives training and playing for the Mumbai’s MIG (Middle Income Group) Cricket Club.

Looking at his abilities, Delhi Daredevils bought him for 1.2 crores in 2018 Indian Premier League(IPL) player auction.

His Jersey number for India U-19 is 100.

Sachin Tendulkar is his all-time favorite cricketer.

In 2017, Prithvi made a record to score a century on “Duleep Trophy” debut which was previously made by the cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

His Favorite TV Show is “Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah”.

Prithvi  Played for India U19, Mumbai, India U23, India Red, India A, Indian Board Presidents XI.



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