On Sunday, the final match of the 2021 edition of the Vijay Hazare Trophy played between Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, Mumbai opener and skipper Prithvi Shaw achieved the feat of most runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021. Not only this but also he becomes the first batsman to score 800+ runs in a single edition of this domestic league.
Prithvi Shaw- The Most Runs Scorer In Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021
The 2021 edition of the Vijay Hazare Trophy has been very good for the Mumbai batsman Prithvi Shaw. He has achieved some big feat ahead of his name in this year’s edition. On Thursday, during the semi-final game against Karnataka, the 21-year old batsman broke Mayank Agarwal’s record of scoring most runs in a single Vijay Hazare Trophy edition. Agarwal had registered 723 runs in the 2017-18 edition.
On Sunday, Shaw also scored his 800th run of the 2021 edition and hold the most runs award in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021. Mumbai Skipper has scored 827 runs in this year’s edition. In the final of the league, Prithvi has scored crucial 73 runs off just 39 balls and helped Mumbai to lift the fourth title of VHT.
Earlier this week, during the quarter-final match against Saurashtra, Shaw broke Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli’s record of the highest individual score by an Indian batsman in a List A chase. Prithvi achieved this feat after scoring an unbeaten 185 runs off just 123 balls.
While Indian former skipper had smashed 183 against Sri Lanka in 2005 and Kohli had scored 183 to register a win over Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2012.
Prithvi Shaw is currently in tremendous form and at this moment Delhi Capitals will be fully satisfied with him. And also DC’s fans will be confident for the upcoming season’s team as ahead of the IPL 2021 many of Delhi’s players are in good form.
Short Summary of the Final Match
Earlier in the match, after winning the toss Uttar Pradesh opted to bat first in the final match. Meanwhile, UP set a good target of 313 in front of the Mumbai side. As it was a final game, the target was huge, however, the Mumbai skipper showed his aggressive batting and set a good platform for the middle-order batsman in chasing down the score. Prithvi Shaw scored 73 runs off just 39 balls and helped his team to chase down the big score comfortably. In the middle order, Aditya Tare scored 100+ and took his team towards a comfortable win.