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Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill have a lot of potential: Tendulkar


NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket staff management is not shying away from giving proficient kids an opportunity to end up themselves on the world level.

After fast-tracking Prithvi Shaw into the Test enviornment remaining year in the house series against the West Indies, young Shubman Gill used to be passed the India cap within the recently-concluded ODI series against New Zealand.

Both Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill are 19 years outdated.

A certain Sachin Tendulkar is aware of exactly what it is like to start a global profession at an early age. The Master Blaster made his world debut in 1989 vs Pakistan at the age of 16.

Now, in an interview to TimesofIndia.com, Tendulkar has spoken about Prithvi and Shubman and the way he sees numerous doable in both the young cricketers.

“I’ve spoken about Prithvi earlier as smartly, having watched him bat within the nets as just a little boy, all of 8-Nine years of age, he had something special even back then. I knew instantly that he would play for India,” Tendulkar advised Timesofindia.com.


While Prithvi made his Test debut in October 2018, Shubman earned a maiden call-up for the ODI series against New Zealand which India gained Four-1. Both batsmen had starred in India's triumphant campaign within the U-19 Word Cup in New Zealand remaining year. While Prithvi used to be the India captain and had a just right tournament with the bat (261 runs in five innings), Shubman, who scored one century and 3 half-centuries within the tournament used to be adjudged Man of the Series within the 2018 ICC U-19 World Cup.

Shaw has to this point played two Tests (three innings) for India and scored 237 runs at an astonishing reasonable of 118.50, together with one century and one half-century. He in truth become the youngest Indian (18 years and 329 days) to score a Test century on debut and the second one youngest Indian total, after Sachin Tendulkar (17 years 107 days) to score a Test century. In middle breaking fashion Prithvi needed to leave out all the Test series in Australia, which India gained because of an ankle damage.


Shubman in the meantime had an excellent trip within the Ranji Trophy 2018-19 season. He scored 728 runs in five matches (Nine innings) at a median of 104.00.

Thanks to his wealthy vein of shape, Shubman used to be called-up for the ODI and T20I series against New Zealand in New Zealand as a substitute participant, after KL Rahul used to be suspended.


“Shubman additionally played a a very powerful position in remaining year’s U-19 World Cup and has had a just right domestic season, so either one of them (Prthivi and Shubman) have numerous doable. Having said that, these boys have simply began playing for India and so they should revel in their cricket,” Tendulkar said.

With the ICC ODI World Cup 2019 round the corner, the Indian legend additionally recalled the moment when India lifted the coveted trophy, in entrance of a jam-packed Wankhede crowd in 2011. A moment, which Tendulkar describes as his favorite World Cup moment.

“Without a doubt, it has got to be the moment once we gained the World Cup in 2011. I bear in mind watching the 1983 World Cup and the joy it dropped at each and every Indian. To be capable of reach that dream and transform the first staff to win it on house soil used to be the icing on the cake,” Tendulkar advised TimesofIndia.com.


He may well be retired now, but Tendulkar continues to be very busy off the sector. The 45 year outdated, who holds a lot of cricketing data, together with the utmost Test runs and centuries and essentially the most ODI runs and centuries lately introduced India’s first Multiplayer Virtual Reality Cricket Game - Sachin Saga.


Speaking about that, Tendulkar said, “Virtual Reality as a medium is new but it’s some of the tough to force realism and incredible gaming stories. Once you wear the headset, one will get the sensation that you are in reality within the stadium. We are launching the Sachin Saga VR headset, so everybody who's a cricket and gaming fan can enjoy Cricket in a new means unlike prior to.”


With the 2019 ODI World Cup simply months away, Sachin can be hoping the current Indian staff can do what he and his 2011 teammates did 8 years in the past - Win the holy grail of ODI cricket once more.



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