Prithvi Shaw is touted to be India’s next-gen batting star. At such a young age, the Mumbaikar has often drawn comparisons with Sachin Tendulkar. Many Cricket fans are waiting for the young gun in action on the international stage for the Indian cricket team.
India ‘s young opener Prithvi Shaw was involved in an Instagram live chat with his ‘Indian Oil’. During the same, he spoke about the advice he gets from Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. Shaw shares how the master blaster speaks about the mental aspects of batting more than technical ones.
“I was eight years old when I met Sachin Sir and at that time. He is my mentor and I have learned a lot of things from him. Ranging from on the field what you have to do off the field, discipline, and everything,” Shaw said.
Shaw also revealed how privileged he feels to have Tendulkar time out to watch him practice.
“Now also whenever I go for practice, if Sachin Sir is there to watch me, he will talk, not much technically but mentally more so it’s been a great journey for me under the guidance of Sachin Sir and lot of coaches,” Shaw said.
Prithvi Shaw made a blistering debut for the Indian team as the youngster registered a hundred on his Test debut at Rajkot versus West Indies. Following the same, Shaw flew under the radar as the opener injured himself just during the Indian team’s tour to Australia. Later on the Mumbaikar was handed a ban by BCCI for doping.
Earlier, Indian maestro and batting legend, Sachin Tendulkar revealed how he had a word with the young Prithvi Shawa about his life apart from cricket.
Tendulkar revealed while speaking to PTI that “It’s true. I have had a number of interactions over the years with Prithvi. He is a very talented player and I am happy to help him. I spoke to him about cricket and also life beyond the cricket field.”