IPL 2019, DC vs MI: Delhi Capitals' Prithvi Shaw delighted after dinner with legendary Sachin Tendulkar

In the ongoing IPL, Tendulkar is the mentor for Mumbai Indians while Shaw is playing for Delhi Capitals. The Mumbai team is in Delhi to play an IPL game and that meant the master catching up with the prodigy over dinner in a hotel.

FirstCricket Staff, Apr 18, 2019 14:58:05 IST

Since the time he broke into the limelight, young sensation Prithvi Shaw hasn't really escaped the comparisons with the legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Both the cricketers are form Mumbai and made a name for themselves playing grade in the city. While Shaw is still galaxies apart in terms of achievements on the cricket field when compared to Tendulkar, there's no doubt about the young batsman's talent and abilities.

In the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Tendulkar is the mentor for Mumbai Indians while Shaw is playing for Delhi Capitals. The Mumbai team is in Delhi to play an IPL game and that meant that the protege caught up with the master over dinner in a hotel.

Shaw took to social media to share an image with his idol. He wrote, "Thank you SACHIN SIR for the lovely dinner. It's always a pleasure meeting you SIR."

Tendulkar has been an admirer of Shaw since many years and even shared valuable inputs with the opening batsman.

"I asked him (Shaw) not to change his grip or stance, irrespective of any future instructions from his coaches. If anyone asks you to do so, tell them to come talk to me. Coaching is good, but overcooking a player with tweaks is not," Tendulkar once said on his app 100 MB.

Shaw is currently playing under Ricky Ponting, the Australian legend who is now the coach of Delhi Capitals. He had also played the Under 19 cricket under former India captain – Rahul Dravid.

He has scored 187 runs in eight matches in this season of IPL with the highest score of 99 coming against the Kolkata Knight Riders.

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Updated Date: Apr 18, 2019 14:58:05 IST


IPL 2019 POINTS TABLE

Pos. Team P W L D Pts.
1
Mumbai
14 9 5 0 18
2
Chennai
14 9 5 0 18
3
Delhi
14 9 5 0 18
4
Hyderabad
14 6 8 0 12
5
Kolkata
14 6 8 0 12
6
Punjab
14 6 8 0 12
7
Rajasthan
14 5 8 0 11
8
Bangalore
14 5 8 0 11
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5372 125
2 India 5669 121
3 South Africa 4488 115
4 New Zealand 3729 113
5 Australia 4342 109
6 Pakistan 3846 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254