Apna time aayega: Prithvi Shaw promises to bounce back after injury

first_imgRecovering from an ankle injury that forced him out of the Australia tour, Prithvi Shaw promises to be a among runs once he’s attains full fitness. Prithvi Shaw, 19, suffered the injury in Australia before the start of the four-match Test series.Shaw had twisted his ankle while fielding in the deep during India’s practice match ahead of the first Test against Australia in Adelaide.Taking inspiration from ‘Apna Time Aayega’ rap from the upcoming film Gully Boy, Shaw wrote a few lines on Twitter.Aapna time aayega…Injury se fit hoke…Mein aur run banayega…Aapna time aayega…#Gullycrickettointernationalcricket #ps100 pic.twitter.com/lTRUmW7WaIPrithvi Shaw (@PrithviShaw) 30 January 2019Having stayed on with the team hoping to be fit for the second Test in Perth, Shaw was eventually ruled out of the remainder of the series and sent back home for an extensive rehabilitation programme.Efforts were then on to get the batsman fit for the series but the severity of the injury dashed his hopes.Mayank Agarwal was named Shaw’s replacement. Agarwal had a successful debut series, having finished with 195 runs from two matches with the help of two half-centuries.Shaw had a record-breaking start to his Test career as he aggregated 237 runs in three innings at an average of 118.50 against the West Indies.Shaw had recently revealed that he will be fit in time for the 12th season of Indian Premier League starting March 23. Shaw has been retained by Delhi Capitals for what will be his second season.advertisementMeanwhile, Shaw’s U-19 World Cup-winning teammate Shubman Gill is in line to make his international debut. Gill is likely to replace India skipper Virat Kohli in the playing XI when India take on New Zealand in the fourth ODI in Hamilton on Thursday. Virat Kohli has been rested for the final two ODIs and the three-match T20 series in New Zealand.Also Watch:last_img

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