New Delhi: Shardul Thakur has become a familiar face of the Indian cricket team. His overall performance against Australia will remain fresh in the minds of cricket fans for centuries, but this success was not achieved so easily. Shardul fought hard for this.
International debut of T20
Shardul Thakur made his international debut in T20I against South Africa on February 21, 2018. In this match played at Centurion’s Supersport Park, Shardul took 1 wicket for 31 races in 4 overs. India lost this match by 6 wickets.
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Travel to local Mumbai on your return to India
Returning to India from South Africa, Shardul Thakur caught a local Mumbai train from Andheri station as he wanted to get home early. The passengers watching them on the train, they were trying to identify if they were Shardul or not.
The success gained is certainly due to hours of hard work, but it’s important to stay grounded at the same time @imShard
From business class to first class pic.twitter.com/mDq0qahxnS
– Lakshmi Narayanan (@lakshuakku) March 3, 2018
Shardul was recognized by young people
Some students on the local train searched for Shardul Thakur’s photo on Google and after confirmation asked for a selfie. Shardul said that after he reached Palghar station he would take a selfie. Everyone was surprised that the Team India cricketer was traveling on a local train.
Former relationship with Mumbai Local
It is not that Shardul Thakur visited Mumbai Local for the first time. He lives in Palghar and used to take the morning train and play Borivali cricket during his wrestling days. This person who travels to the area for hours every day has become the star of Team India cricket today.
Amazing fact in Brisbane
Shardul Thakur had the opportunity to compete in the Brisbane Test after injury to several Team India players while touring Australia. In this match, he performed brilliantly and won a total of 7 wickets. Along with that, India played a crucial 67-point inning in the opening innings and teamed up with 123 points with Washington Sundar.
Welcome back @imShard #IndiavsAustralia pic.twitter.com/BXS8AZ8g3n
– RAMESH POWAR (@imrameshpowar) January 22, 2021