Prithvi Shaw, the talented Indian batter, is excited for a comeback to Northamptonshire in the following summer. This follows his impressive display earlier this month when he smashed a remarkable 244 runs off 153 balls against Somerset. Despite a knee injury cutting his time short, Prithvi’s commitment to the club remains strong, leading to his re-signing for the latter part of the upcoming season.
Despite his time being cut short due to a knee injury, Shaw’s steadfast commitment to the club has led to his re-signing for the latter part of the upcoming season. With an impressive record of 429 runs in only four innings, including his record-breaking achievement, there is great excitement surrounding Shaw’s return to Northamptonshire.
“I’m so excited to be heading back to Northamptonshire next summer. Even though it was over quickly I really enjoyed my time there, It’s a great club to be a part of and I felt so welcome by everyone immediately. I can’t wait to get back over,” Shaw said as quoted by ESPN Cricinfo.
Although he received offers from different counties, Shaw’s decision to rejoin Northamptonshire illustrates his dedication to the team’s triumph. He declared:
“My goal is always to help win games for the team and it was so disappointing to get injured and have to leave early this time.”
Prithvi Shaw is poised for a comeback to Northamptonshire in the upcoming summer
Shaw is slated to make a comeback in June 2024, planning to remain with Northamptonshire until the season’s conclusion. This prolonged period underscores the influence he had in his brief prior stint.
Ray Payne, the Chief Executive of Northamptonshire, conveyed his joy at successfully bringing Shaw back to the team, expressing that , “To have secured him again for next year already and for so much of the season is really pleasing.”
John Sadler, Northants’ Head Coach, echoed the sentiment, emphasizing Shaw’s phenomenal talent and his contribution to the team.
“Prithvi is a phenomenal talent and what he delivered for us in such a short space of time was incredible. He was utterly disappointed not to stay longer due to his injury as he wanted to play some red-ball cricket, so the chance for him to do this next year is really exciting for us all.”