“No one even congratulated me”- Prithvi Shaw reveals what happened in Mumbai dressing room after he scored 2 fifties in Ranji Trophy

Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Shaw is the captain of the Mumbai domestic cricket team in the ongoing Ranji Trophy season. The right-handed batter has been in fine touch this year. He scored 72 runs in the match against Uttarakhand and followed it up with a fantastic innings of 64 runs in the semifinal match against Uttar Pradesh.


Fans should note that in the game against Uttar Pradesh, Prithvi Shaw opened the innings with Yashasvi Jaiswal. The two players had an opening partnership of 66 runs, where Shaw scored 64 runs, while extras contributed two runs. Jaiswal enjoyed watching Shaw’s batting from the other end.

Shaw will now lead Mumbai team in the final match against Madhya Pradesh team. Replying to a query from PTI recently, Shaw said that he has set high standards for himself. He said:

“I have scored a couple (three) of fifties but that’s not enough for me for sure and no one even congratulated me after scoring a fifty and you feel bad as well (jokingly).”

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I am glad my team is doing well: Mumbai captain Prithvi Shaw

During the same chat, Shaw added that ups and downs are part of life and career. He mentioned that he was happy with his team’s performance thus far in 2022 Ranji Trophy season.

“It happens sometimes but I am glad that my team is doing well. As a captain, I have to think of all 21 players I have got here and not just about me,” he added.

It will be interesting to see if Mumbai can win the Ranji Trophy title again. They are the most successful team in the tournament’s history. Shaw concluded by saying that he will soon start middling the ball and scoring runs again for his team, but he wanted to make sure that his team was not under too much pressure and enjoyed themselves in the middle during the battle against Madhya Pradesh.

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