Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw became the second youngest batsman in IPL history to complete 1000 runs on Tuesday in Kolkata.
Shaw reached the feat while batting in the 172-run chase against Royal Challengers Bangalore and went past Sanju Samson, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. He is now second to Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant.
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The 21-year-old who began his IPL career with the Capitals in 2018 has amassed 1013 runs in 44 matches, with eight fifties coming at a strike rate of 142.08.
The youngster, who had a poor Test tour to Australia, redeemed himself with a record-breaking Vijay Hazare Trophy season in February-March this year. Shaw captained Mumbai in the Vijay Hazare knockouts and plundered 827 runs – the first batsman to cross 800 – with four hundreds and a fifty to his name.
Youngest to 1000 IPL runs:
Rishabh Pant – 20 Years 218 days
Prithvi Shaw – 21…