Shardul Thakur: Indian bowler Shardul Thakur can also bat well when needed. Shardul Thakur has made the Indian team difficult by scoring runs on many important occasions. This Indian player has played half-century innings so far, on all three occasions the Indian team was in trouble and was battling for runs. Shardul Thakur made his first Test half-century against Australia in the Gabba Test. In this match, Shardul had a memorable partnership with Washington Sundar. In this match, the Indian team got a historic victory. At the same time, after this, Shardul crossed the fifty-run mark twice against England.
Shardul’s name is recorded in Test cricket in 3 Fifties
‘I will teach this player a lesson after the match’
Shardul Thakur said that when Washington Sundar was out, I was going to bat. At that time, Indian captain Rohit Sharma stopped me and said – today you have a great chance to become a hero. But I got out early. After which Rohit Sharma told Ajinkya Rahane that after the match is over, I will teach this player a lesson. In fact, other Indian players including Rohit Sharma, Ravi Ashwin have shared the anecdote related to this Test series in the documentary ‘Bandon Mein Tha Dum’. Significantly, in this series, the Indian team defeated Australia despite injuries to most of the key players.
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