Teen sensation Prithvi Shaw picked for under-19 Challenger Trophy

Teenage prodigy Prithvi Shaw was on Tuesday named in the India Blue squad for the U-19 Challenger Trophy to be held in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, from October 26 to 29.

Thane-born Shaw rose to prominence by scoring 546 in a 2013 Harris Shield elite division match until the record was surpassed by Pranav Dhanawade in January this year.

The 16-year-old had bagged a Rs 36 lakh deal back in 2014.

Squads:

India Blue: Prithvi Shaw, Digvijay Rangi, Daryl S Ferrario, Harvik Desai, S Lokeshwar, Suyash Prabhudesai, Ninad Ratwa, S Ajith Ram, Akul Pratap Pandove, R S Jaganath Srinivas, Kamlesh Nagarkothi, Arzan Nagwaswalla, Vivekanand Tiwari.

India Green: Rohan S K, Jyotsnil Singh, Chandan Sahani, Priyam Kumar Garg, Sandeep Kumar Tomar, Adeeb Usmani, Anukul Roy, Shiva Singh, Abhishek Shrivastav, P Girinath Reddy, Izan Sayed, Diprajsingh Chudasama, Shubham Arora.

India Red: Shubhan Gill, Ankush Wakode, Salman Khan, Abhishek Sharma, Hardik Tamore, Sudip Kumar Dharami, Ankur Paul, Ayush Jamwal, Rahul Chahar, Rishabh Bhagat, Vishvash Malik, Yash Thakur, Simarjeet Singh.