Shardul Thakur Biography Wiki Age Height Family Record Career Profile, wife:


Shardul Thakur Biography Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Profile, Career, Record, Jersey number: Shardul Thakur is an Indian Cricketer who is a Right Arm fast bowler born in Palghar, Maharashtra. He was born on 16th of October 1991. His Height is 1.75m (5 ft 9 in). Thakur is 218th player to be included in the Indian cricket team. He has played for many teams which involves Kings XI Punjab, Rising Pune Supergiant, India A, Mumbai Cricket team and many more. He made his ODI debut on 31st of August 2017. His father name is Narendra Thakur and he owns a business of Coconut and Betel Leaf.

Shardul Thakur Biography & Wiki

Shardul Thakur has been coached by Dinesh Lad. He is known for hitting six sixes in an over during his early school cricket. He made his first-class debut against Rajasthan. It was not a good start to his first-class career and he was only able to grab four wickets in his four matches of 2012Ranji Season. In 2013 Ranji Season he took 27 wickets at the average of 26 from six games and his performance was even better in next season where he took 48 wickets in ten games at an astonishing average of 20.

He was contracted by Kings XI Punjab for INR 20 million in the 2014 IPL season. In March 2017 he was signed by Rising Pune supergiant.

Shardul Thakur was then selected for the India’s Test tour of west Indies in 2016 but he didn’t get to play any game. He was then selected for India’s ODI Squad against Sri Lanka and he made his ODI debut in August 2017 against Sri Lanka. He is now also included in India’s ODI Squad for South Africa tour 2018.

Pictures of Shardul Thakur

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Personal Details of Shardul Thakur

Name Shardul Thakur
Nick Name Shardul
Profession Cricketer, Bowler
Style Right Handed Bowler
Age 26 years
Date of Birth 16th of October 1991
Nationality Indian
Zodiac/ Star Sign Libra
Caste and religion Hindu, General
Home town Palghar, Maharashtra, India
Height 5 feet 8 inches, 173 cm
Weight 68 Kilograms
Chest 40 inches
Waist 32 inches
Eye color Black
Hair Color Black

 Shardul Thakur Family and Relatives details

Father Narendra Thakur
Mother Not Known Yet
Brother N/A
Sister N/A
Wife/Girlfriend Not yet


Shardul Thakur Cricket Profile & debut details

Major Teams Played India, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai A, Mumbai Indians, Tata Sports Club
Style and Role Right Arm Medium Bowler and Right-Handed Batsman
ODI Debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo on August 31 2017
T20 International Debut Not Yet
Test Debut Not Yet
First Class Debut Rajasthan v Mumbai at Jaipur, Nov 9-12, 2012
List A debut Baroda v Mumbai at Rajkot, Feb 27, 2014

 Shardul Thakur Bowling Record As of 24th of December 2017

Format ODIs T20s
Wickets 2 N/A
Runs given 74 N/A
Balls 78 N/A
Average 74.00 N/A
Econ 5.69 N/A
SR 78 N/A


Shardul Thakur Success Story & Facts 

Chose Mumbai over Maharashtra:

He was born on 16th of October 1991 and for his Ranji team representation he chose to represent Mumbai team under the captainship of Rohit Sharma than Maharashtra.

Hardships and travelling

He had a long stint of carrying Kit bags for travelling by the trains. He hails from Palghar, 87 kilometers from Mumbai. During his early career he had to do lot of travelling to reach destinations of the cricket.

Heavy Weight Few Years Back

He was an overweight guy few years back and he had to lose weight as told by his coaches to get selected in the Mumbai Squad.

Flashes of Jimmy Anderson

Flashes of Jimmy Anderson can be seen in Shardul Thakur as like former, he also swings ball both ways with the consistent line and length. Although, its too early for the comparison but surely, he has a long way to go.

Watched entire season from the bench

He was signed by Kings XI Punjab for the 2014 IPL season. He didn’t get any game to play and he watched entire season by just warming the benches.

One Match in first two seasons of IPL

In his stint with Kings XI Punjab, he only got to play one in the two seasons of the IPL. He was then released by the Kings XI franchise.

International dream

Shardul Thakur dream came true when he received international call from selectors for Test squad of India’s tour to West Indies. He didn’t get to play  any game.

Numbers, Jersey and Caps

Shardul Thakur ODI shirt number is 54. It was formerly 10. He is ODI cap no. is 218 for India.

Faced criticism for Jersey number

He faced lot of criticism for using Jersey number 10 because it was legendary Sachin Tendulkar jersey number when he played cricket for India. He faced lot of criticism on social media and he changed his jersey number to 54. Jersey number 10 was then declared retired by BCCI in honor of Sachin Tendulkar.

That’s all regarding Shardul Thakur Wiki biography and Success Story. This article will be updated as we receive more details about Shardul Thakur.

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