Prithvi Shaw beats Sachin.. Does what Tendulkar could not do

New Delhi, Oct 14: The youngster, being dubbed as the second Sachin Tendulkar, couldn't have asked for a better start for his test carreer. His name is Shaw..Prithvi Shaw. He stole the show with his blistering attack on West Indian bowlers. And at the end of the series, Shaw has elevated himself among the elite of world cricket with this stupendous record.  The tiny right hander first became the 15th Indian to score a ton in debut test. Then he was named Man of the Series. The 18-year-old scored 237 runs in the two tests against West Indies with an average of 118.5.With this Shaw has  joined world cricket's who's who as a cricketer to have won the Man of the series award in first test series. Take a look at this list  of cricketers who were man of the series in thier first series.Sourav Ganguly vs Eng, 1996Jacques Rudolph vs Ban, 2003Stuart Clark vs SA, 2006Ajantha Mendis vs Ind, 2008Ravichandran Ashwin vs WI, 2011Vernon Philander vs Aus, 2011James Pattinson vs NZ, 2011Rohit Sharma vs WI, 2013Mehedi Hasan vs Eng, 2016Prithvi Shaw v WI, 2018It is a coincident that debutants have won man of the series against the West Indies on last three occasions. Earlier, Ravichandran Ashwin won it in 2011 and Rohit Sharma in 2013.For Shaw, the real test is coming as India will be travelling to Australia for a four match series.News24 Bureau