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Prithvi Shaw Is Like Virender Sehwag In His Early Days: Graeme Swann

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Prithvi Shaw was referred to as ‘a miniature model of Virender Sehwag’ by England’s former off-spinner Graeme Swann who heaped reward on the teen on the eve of the Delhi Capitals and Chennai Tremendous Kings match.

Prithvi Shaw although has been considerably inconsistent with the bat amassing solely 202 runs averaging 25.25 with 2 fifties in eight matches. In 33 matches performed to date by him in IPL, he has scored precisely 800 runs averaging 24.24 with 6 fifties beside his title.

Graeme Swann
Graeme Swann. Picture Credit score: Getty Photos.

Prithvi Shaw Bats Like A Miniature Model Of Virender Sehwag: Graeme Swann

Graeme Swann praised captain Shreyas Iyer for being an distinctive and proficient skipper in addition to stating that coach Ricky Ponting who was usually critical was smiling which indicated that Delhi Capitals are a cheerful facet as they’re positioned 2nd within the factors desk after Mumbai Indians with 12 factors from 6 wins in eight video games.

“There are a few issues. Shreyas Iyer is a really superb chief. Ricky Ponting, I noticed him smile after a recreation which he by no means did when he performed in opposition to England. So, I believe they’re a cheerful camp.”

Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag. Picture Credit: Twitter

“Prithvi Shaw, as effectively. I really like the best way he bats, he is sort of a child Sehwag, he is sort of a miniature model of Virender Sehwag, who was one in every of my favorite Indian gamers of all time.”

“I believe all in all, they’ve a really sturdy group and they’re taking part in with lots of confidence. I believe they seem like the group to beat in the intervening time,” Swann stated.

Delhi Capitals face Chennai Tremendous Kings on 17th October, a group they’d overwhelmed by 44 runs. Prithvi Shaw failed to attain in opposition to Rajasthan Royals in Delhi Capitals earlier match whereas scored solely four in opposition to Mumbai Indians. Prithvi Shaw scored 42 in opposition to Bangalore, 66 in opposition to Kolkata and 64 in opposition to Chennai within the first half.

Delhi Capitals Although Plagued By Damage Considerations Has Main Wicket Taker Kagiso Rabada In Their Ranks

The one concern for Delhi Capitals is harm issues as their veteran spinner Amit Mishra and veteran pacer Ishant Sharma have been dominated out after struggling accidents and the replacements haven’t been named both.  Ravichandran Ashwin was injured too however recovered after lacking some matches whereas dashing wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant has been suggested relaxation for every week.

Kagiso Rabada, Shreyas Iyer
Kagiso Rabada, Shreyas Iyer

However pacer Kagiso Rabada’s type provides Delhi Capitals an added benefit as he leads the utmost wickets tally with 18 wickets in eight matches averaging 13.39. Pacer Anrich Nortje too has 10 wickets in eight matches averaging 23.5 and has in all probability bowled the quickest ball in IPL historical past.

Within the batting entrance, skipper Shreyas Iyer leads from the entrance with 298 runs in eight matches averaging 42.57 whereas opener Shikhar Dhawan has scored 258 runs averaging 36.86. Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel even have precisely 7 wickets every and each averages 18.29.

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