Prithvi Shaw holds couple’s baby on request during World Cup

Written by Vipin Darwade

India U-19 team is currently in New Zealand to take part in the junior’s World Cup and are led by Mumbai batsman Prithvi Shaw. He has become a sensation in Indian domestic cricket by breaking almost all the records and BCCI awarded him by handing over the captaincy of the U19 side. The team, coached by former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid, have already entered the quarter-finals after winning their first two matches against Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Shaw led from the front in both the matches as he scored 94 and 57 not out against Australia and PNG respectively. However, Shaw also got a taste of stardom after a couple asked him to hold their baby and pose a picture with him.

The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) official Twitter handle shared a picture of Shaw holding their baby. The incident happened during the match between South Africa and West Indies.


Hailing from Thane, Maharashtra the 18-year-old player has already an outstanding 1st Class stats under his belt.

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