“I hope Prithvi Shaw makes 400 in Tests soon” – Twitter erupts after Prithvi Shaw scored 379 off 383 balls in Ranji Trophy

Prithvi Shaw etched his name into the record books after he showcased his class and fortitude by essaying a triple century off 326 deliveries against the Assam cricket team in the ongoing Ranji Trophy tournament.

Ever since he fell out of favour with the selectors, Prithvi Shaw has been constantly chipping in with impressive performances now and then. Shaw has well and truly picked up lessons and upgraded his batting to the next level.

Having created good impressions with the bat of late, it is very much certain that the selectors might as well open the door for Prithvi Shaw anytime soon. It will be quite interesting to see if he makes the cut into the Indian squad this year.

Prithvi Shaw scored 379 off 383 balls in Ranji Trophy

The right-handed batter produced a spark in his batting approach and that was more than enough for him to dominate the opposition’s bowling attack at Amingaon Cricket Ground, Guwahati.

Batting first, Mumbai benefitted from the services of Prithvi Shaw and Musheer Khan as the duo added a 123-run stand for the opening wicket before Musheer departed for 42 runs.

On the other hand, Armaan Jaffer was run out on 27 runs. The skipper Ajinkya Rahane and Prithvi Shaw toyed with the opposition bowlers by adding a record 401-run partnership for the fourth wicket.

Prithvi Shaw who scored a double century on the first day’s play continued to cause carnage on the opposition on Day 2. The youngster showcased a great deal of calmness and composure today by smashing a triple century.

Prithvi Shaw constructed his innings with a flurry of 49 boundaries and four hits over the fence at a strike rate of 98.96 where he scored a staggering 379 off 383 balls before being trapped for an LBW off Riyan Parag.

On the other side of the coin, Ajinkya Rahane remains unbeaten at 139, at the time of writing this piece. The Mumbai cricket team have accumulated a mammoth 608/3 in 127 overs.

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