Prithvi Shaw has scored 5 First-Class hundreds © Getty Images
Prithvi Shaw has scored 5 First-Class hundreds © Getty Images

With five First-Class centuries and a World Cup title, Prithvi Shaw has drawn comparisons to lot of India’s star cricketers, including Sachin Tendulkar. Shaw himself thinks that he is all set to represent India at a senior level. Chairman of Selectors, MSK Prasad, has recently revealed that the performances of the Indian colts will be closely monitored in order to accommodate them in India A team and keep them in constant practice and Shaw says, he is ready for the challenge.

When asked if he is ready for the senior team, a confident Shaw revealed to Times of India, “I think so. I have to keep scoring runs. I have to grab those opportunities to be there in the senior team.”

Of course, comparison with all-time greats comes with immense expectation and Shaw is aware of that.

“Expectations will be there. Obviously people will compare with Sachin sir or somebody else. But I know my game and I better be grounded. I have not even started and it’s a long journey.”

Shaw, who is currently playing for Mumbai in Vijay Hazare Trophy, will soon be seen donning the Delhi Daredevils jersey for IPL 2018. Talking about it, he said, “I don’t know what they are (IPL franchise) thinking. Personally, I’m not thinking about it now because I’m here to play Vijay Hazare. I will plan how to play in IPL when the tournament nears. I would like to be in present.”