Shardul Thakur – Age, Career Info, News, Stats, Records & Videos

Shardul Thakur – Profile

Shardul Thakur is an Indian cricketer who plays as a right-arm medium-fast bowler and a lower-order batsman. He was born on October 16, 1991, in Maharashtra, India. Thakur has represented the Indian national cricket team in all three formats of the game.

Age and Personal Information

Full Name: Shardul Narendra Thakur
Nickname: NA
Date of Birth: October 16, 1991
Age: 31 years
Birthplace: Palghar, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 5’11”
Nationality: Indian
Role: Bowler
Batting Style: Right-handed
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Career Info

Thakur made his first-class debut for Mumbai in the 2012-13 season of the Ranji Trophy. He made his List A debut for Mumbai in the 2013-14 season of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. In the same year, he made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut for Kings XI Punjab.

Thakur made his international debut for India in August 2017, in a Test match against Sri Lanka. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut for India in December 2017, in a match against Sri Lanka. Thakur made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for India in March 2018, in a match against South Africa.

News

Thakur was a part of the Indian squad that won the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia in 2020-21. He played a crucial role in the fourth Test match, scoring vital runs with the bat and taking seven wickets in the match, including three in the second innings.

Stats

You can find Shardul Thakur’s career stats from the following table:

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Type Matches Wickets Best Bowling Economy Batting Average 100s/50s
Tests 6 30 4/61 3.66 20.08 0/1
ODIs 14 22 4/52 6.15 20.68 0/0
T20Is 23 23 3/23 9.10 11.66 0/0

Records

  • Thakur’s best figures in a Test match are 4/61, which he achieved against Australia in the fourth Test of the 2020-21 Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
  • Thakur was the leading wicket-taker for Mumbai in the 2016-17 season of the Ranji Trophy, with 41 wickets in nine matches.
  • Thakur has won two IPL titles with Mumbai Indians, in 2017 and 2019.

Videos

Here are some videos featuring Shardul Thakur:

  • Shardul Thakur’s seven-wicket haul in the fourth Test match against Australia in the 2020-21 Border-Gavask