Prithvi Shaw Has Joined Team India for the Fourth Test Against England
Prithvi Shaw has earned his maiden test call-up for the final two test match in England at Southampton starting Thursday.
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Shaw gets trained with team India at the net session on Monday at the Ageas Bowl as the players started their preparation for the other tight schedule in Southampton.
India Won the Third Test Comprehensively
India won the third test against England and bounced back comprehensively at Trent Bridge after losing the first two at Lord’s and Edgbaston.
India must win or draw the fourth test to feel alive in the series, starting from 30 August. The victory of India narrows England’s lead 2-1.
Shaw Called up for Maiden Test
Shaw incomed his maiden test call-up for the last two test match against England. Replacing Murali Vijay who is out of form in the member of India squads
Earlier this year the 18-year-old lad Prithvi Shaw, who was captain of India U-19 and won the world cup, was rewarded for this outstanding performance in his first-class cricket.
Shaw has made seven centuries and has scored 1418 runs in 14 first-class matches with an average of 56.72. He was one of the hero performers along with Mayank Agarwal and Hanuma Vihari during India’s A in the recent tour of UK.
Hanuma Vihari Also Won Maiden Call-Up
Along with Shaw another star player, Hanuma Vihari also won maiden test call-up.
Mr. Vihari has been a consistent scorer in Ranji Trophy, a star performer member of U-19 2012 world cup team and he has also done very well in India A recently.
Vihari has got a wonderful average of nearly 60 in 63 first class games with 5142 runs 15 hundred in his pocket. In the tour of UK, he has scored 147 against West Indies A in a list A game. He also scored half-century against the same opponents in the fourth-day test.
His recent performance is also quite good, he has scored 54 and 148 in the two test against South Africa A.
In the contemporary cricket, Vihari has got the best first-class average. His average of 59.45 is more than Steve Smith, so do you know who is Smith? He is the second best test batsman in the world.
Virat Kohli who has played 100 first-class matches has an average of 53.97. The former Australia captain is also in second in terms of best average at first-class cricket around the world with 57.27.
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