Prithvi Shaw might not be part of the Indian cricket team but he is knocking on the doors of the selectors with his double century in the domestic circuit. On Thursday he took his performance a notch higher in his first outing as Mumbai captain.
Prithvi Shaw slams Double Century in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Prithvi Shaw becomes the fourth Indian with a List-A double hundred. What a moment! pic.twitter.com/jHxvAJzntF
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This was the first maiden List-A double hundred for Shaw, which he got in 142 balls. Shaw hammered 32 fours and five sixes during his onslaught. He also became the eighth Indian to score a List A double hundred. This was the fourth double hundred in the history of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
The youngster remained unbeaten on 227 off just 152 deliveries to slam the seventh highest List A score ever. He and Suryakumar Yadav (133 off 58 deliveries) took Mumbai to an imposing total of 457/4 in 50 overs against the hapless Puducherry bowlers.
This is the highest List A total scored by any team in India’s domestic circuit, eclipsing the record set by Jharkhand earlier in this season, when they slammed 422/9 against Madhya Pradesh. It is the fourth highest List A total overall.
Shaw has joined an elite list of Indian batsmen to have scored a List A double century or more, which include Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma, KV Kaushal, Sanju Samson, and Yashasvi Jaiswal.
Mumbai vs Puducherry
In the round 3 of elite group D Mumabi faces Pondicherry. Where Mumbai were asked to bat first by Puducherry after winning the toss. Mumabi makes a massive target of 457 runs for 4 wickets loss at the end of the 50 overs.
With a mamoth target to chase Puducherry gets into the crease and failed to chase down the target. Puducherry were bagged while scoring 224 runs.