Mayank Agarwal scored a century in Bangalore against India A on August 25, 2018. Along with this, a debate has started to not selecting him in team India. Many legends of cricket, Mayank fans believe that he had to be given a chance in the last two Tests of England tour. One point of the debate is that Mayank has scored more runs in Domestic Cricket than Prithvi Shaw and Hanuma Vihari. In such a situation, he should have been the first choice of team Selectors. However, statistics say something else. Here are the records of Prithvi Shaw vs Mayank Agarwal, which will show who is the best?
India won the third Test on August 22. The Indian team was announced for the next two Tests on the same day. Prithvi Shaw was included as opener Murali Vijay being dropped. Batsman Hanuma Vihari replaced by Kuldeep Yadav. It was also said that Hanuma has been included as Captain Virat Kohli’s cover. Kohli was complaining of back pain during the Lord’s Test, due to which he was out of the field for 39 minutes.
Prithvi Shaw vs Mayank Agarwal
Mayank Agarwal is opener while Prithvi Shaw is also Opener. Only one place was vacant for Team India opener, as Murali Vijay was dropped. In such a way, only one of the Prithvi and Mayank could be given chance, and Prithvi got this chance from both the players. Hanuma comes at number three. Therefore Mayank’s straight fight is with Prithvi Shaw.
Prithvi Shaw vs Mayank Agarwal last 11 Matches
During the selection in the Indian team, the figures of First Class matches of Prithvi Shaw are too huge than Mayank, Prithvi scored five hundred in the last 11 matches. Mayank has an average of 49.92 in the first class. Whereas Prithvi Shaw has an average of 56.72. Prithvi has accumulated seven centuries and five fifties. Mayank has scored 3245 runs in 71 innings of 42 first-class matches. His highest knockout is 304 runs in this. Prithvi Shaw has scored 1418 with the highest score of 188 runs in 26 innings of 14 first-class matches.
Prithvi Shaw vs Mayank Agarwal List A Comparison
In List A statistical analysis, Mayank Agarwal is far ahead of Prithvi Shaw. In 66 List A matches, Mayank has scored 3291 runs, with the highest of 176 runs. In these matches, Mayank’s has smashed 12 centuries and 12 half-centuries. Mayank’s average is 50.63 in List A matches. On the other hand, Prithvi has scored 651 runs in 19 innings of 19 List A matches in which his highest score was 132 runs. Prithvi has smashed 2 centuries and 3 half-centuries. His average of the list A matches is 34.26.
Mayank Agarwal runs in 2017 Domestic Season
Mayank scored 2162 runs in 32 innings in the last domestic season. His average was 67.56. In the Ranji Trophy 2017-18, Mayank scored 1160 runs in 13 innings at an average of 105.45. He was the only batsman to score 1000 runs in the tournament. He scored 723 runs in 8 innings of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Mayank Agarwal runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
The opening batsman has scored 258 runs in 9 matches of the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He scored three fifties and during this, his strike rate was 144.94. In List A tournament, Mayank scored 723 runs with 3 centuries in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. His strike rate was 107.
For the first time in the Under-19 Cooch Bihar Trophy, 2008, Aggarwal came in the headlines. He scored 432 runs at an average of 50. Next year, Mayank Agarwal played 160 runs in Hobart in Under-19.