Prithvi Shaw slams 227 not out, highest individual score in Vijay Hazare Trophy

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Prithvi Shaw on Thursday turned the highest individual scorer in Vijay Hazare Trophy nationwide 50-over championships as he smashed an unbeaten 227 off simply 152 balls to assist Mumbai put up a mammoth 457/4 towards Puducherry in their Elite Group D recreation right here.

The 21-year-old Shaw, who has performed in 5 Tests and 5 ODIs, broke the sooner report of the highest individual score held by Sanju Samson (212 not out towards Goa in 2019).

This was the primary maiden List-A double hundred for Shaw, which he acquired in 142 balls. Shaw hammered 32 fours and 5 sixes throughout his onslaught. He additionally turned the eighth Indian to score a List A double hundred.

This was the fourth double hundred in the historical past of the Vizay Hazare Trophy.

Also, this was Prithvi’s second century of the match after his unbeaten 105 in the lung-opener towards Delhi.

For the report, the highest List-A score is 268 by Ali Brown.

Puducherry’s resolution to place Mumbai in to bat backfired badly as Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav (133 off 58 balls) toyed with their bowling assault on the Sawai Mansingh Stadium.

The diminutive right-handed Shaw tore aside a listless Puducherry assault, comprising 36-year-old former India participant Pankaj Singh (2/79) and his tempo colleagues 41-year-old Santha Moorthy (0/92) and Sagar Trivedi (1/99) in addition to 34-year-old left-arm spinner Sagar Udeshi (0/81).

Shaw and Yashasvi Jaiswal (10) added 58 runs for the primary wicket to put the inspiration. After Jaiswal was dismissed, Shaw discovered an ready associate in Aditya Tare (56, 7×4) because the duo stitched a 153-run stand for the second wicket. Tare performed the proper second fiddle to Shaw.

Suryakumar, who got here in at No. 4, was in his parts, hitting 22 fours and 4 sixes. He advert Shaw added 201 runs for the third wicket stand and helped Mumbai go previous the 400-run mark.

Brief Scores: Mumbai 457/4 in 50 overs (Prithvi Shaw 227 not out, Suryakumar Yadav 133; Pankaj Singh 2/79, S Suresh Kumar 1/22) versus Puducherry.

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