New Delhi. Shardul Thakur was born on 16 October 1991 in Palghar, Maharashtra. In the last one year, Shardul Thakur has performed tremendously in Test, ODI and T20 cricket. Shardul ensured India’s victory in the Brisbane Test against Australia and the Oval Test against England.
In the IPL (Indian Premier League) too, he performed well and ensured the victory of his team Chennai Super Kings. In this season, Shardul was the highest wicket-taker for Chennai. He took 21 wickets in 16 matches. This all-rounder from Mumbai made his debut for India against Sri Lanka in the year 2017. The next year he was included in the T0 team.
Shardul was also a part of the Chennai Super Kings who won the IPL (Indian Premier League) title in 2018. Shardul made his Test debut in the year 2018, but then it took him 2 years to return to the team. In an interview, Shardul Thakur had revealed that when he was out of the Test team, following Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s suggestions helped him a lot. Shardul Thakur had told, whenever Dhoni shares his experience, we definitely have something to learn. He is the kind of person who says something or the other every day and if you keep on implementing that then your performance will definitely improve. Every day something new will be added to your game.
Due to Shardul’s excellent performance in the IPL, he also got a place in the T20 World Cup team. Earlier he was selected as a reserve player. If Hardik Pandya is not bowling, then Shardul is certain to play in the World Cup as an all-rounder. Shardul has already replaced Pandya in the Test team. In the cricket circle of Mumbai, Shardul Thakur is called by the name of Palghar Express due to his bowling ability.
Once he was dropped from the Mumbai team due to being overweight. He took the highest 48 wickets in the Ranji Trophy 2014-15 season. Shardul Thakur wore the jersey number 10 of Sachin Tendulkar in his debut match. Due to this, he was trolled a lot on social media. After this he changed the number of his jersey and made it 54. Although the fans now call him ‘Lord’ Shardul.
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