How Prithvi Shaw has progressed is remarkable, says India batting legend Sachin Tendulkar

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was on Saturday all praise for the progress shown by young opener and India's ICC U19 World Cup-winning captain Prithvi Shaw.

PTI, March 11, 2018

Mumbai: Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was on Saturday all praise for the progress shown by young opener and India's ICC U19 World Cup-winning captain Prithvi Shaw.

"I saw Prithvi Shaw play in New Zealand (in the U19 World Cup). How he has progressed is remarkable", said Tendulkar at the opening ceremony of the inaugural T20 Mumbai League in Mumbai on Saturday.

File image of Prithvi Shaw. Twitter @CricketWorldCup

File image of Prithvi Shaw. Twitter @CricketWorldCup

Shaw, who will play under Ajinkya Rahane for North Mumbai Panthers, was present in the audience along with members of all six teams taking part in the tournament starting on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium.

Tendulkar, named the brand ambassador of the league, said the tournament will provide an ideal platform for young players and experienced ones to express themselves.

"To me this tournament is the ideal platform for cricketers to express themselves.

"All sportsmen look for recognition and appreciation and this league will provide them the opportunity. This league is really important for Mumbai cricket", said Tendulkar.

The league's Commissioner, Sunil Gavaskar, and mentor Dilip Vengsarkar, both former Mumbai and India captains, were present at the event, along with former Test players Sandeep Patil and Vinod Kambli, mentors of two of the teams.

Updated Date: Mar 11, 2018





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