Virender Sehwag on Prithvi Shaw | Virender Sehwag shares Interesting post for Prithvi Shaw Stormy knock in India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI
Prithvi Shaw  |  Photo Credits: Twitter
- India beat Sri Lanka in the first ODI
- Prithvi Shaw batted brilliantly in the match
- Sehwag reacts to Shaw
Colombo: Indian opener Prithvi Shaw looked in his colors against Sri Lanka. He took an aggressive approach from the beginning and played a stormy innings. Returning to ODI cricket after 17 months, Shaw scored 43 runs in 24 balls with the help of 9 fours. He got 36 runs from only fours. Shaw was adjudged the Player of the Month for his brilliant batting. His innings is also being discussed fiercely on social media. Former India explosive batsman Virender Sehwag also praised Shaw. He has shared an interesting post.
‘The first 5.3 overs were on for us’
Sehwag shared a photo of himself, India’s great batsman Sachin Tendulkar and former West Indies legend Brian Lara on his official Twitter account. He compared Shaw to three mighty cricketers through this photo. Sehwag pointed out that Shaw is ‘three in one’. The former Indian cricketer wrote in the caption, ‘First 5.3 overs were ours.’ Let us inform that Shaw opened the innings with captain Shikhar Dhawan and added 58 runs for the first wicket. He got the team off to a good start before being dismissed in 5.3 overs. In this partnership, Dhawan contributed just 8 runs.
Shastri said this two years ago
Prithvi Shaw started his Test career in the year 2018 against West Indies. He scored 237 runs in three innings of two Tests with one century and one half-century. After this series, Team India coach Ravi Shastri had said that Sachin, Sehwag and Lara’s face can be seen in Shaw. He compared Shaw to Sachin-Sehwag because of his strokeplay and aggression. At the same time, Shaw has the ability to hit a high backlift like Lara. Shastri had said, ‘Shaw’s batting keeps the audience engaged. A little of Sachin, a little of Sehwag and when he walks, there is a glimpse of Brian Lara.
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