Shardul Thakur (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Bowling Speed, Family, Wife, Biography & More

Shardul Thakur (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Bowling Speed, Net Worth & More

Shardul Thakur whose full name is Shardul Narendra Thakur is an Indian bowling all-rounder. He is a Right-arm medium-paced bowler, who plays first-class cricket for the Mumbai cricket team. He was a member of Kings XI Punjab in the Indian premier league. He now plays for Chennai Super Kings.

Hel has gone through many hardships and risen from all of them through determination and hard work.

Bio

Real NameShardul Narendra Thakur
NicknameShardul
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth16th October 1991
Age (as in 2021)29 years old
Zodiac SignLibra
Birth PlacePalghar, Maharashtra
FamilyFather: Narendra Thakur
Mother: Hansa Thakur
Sister: Not Known
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CastThakur
Home TownPalghar, Maharashtra

Birth and Early Life

Shardul was born on 16th October 1991 in Palghar, Maharashtra. He had a craze for playing cricket since an early age, he traveled approximately ninety kilometers from his home in Palghar to practice cricket. He is also known as Palghar by his friends.

He smashed six boundaries in a school match for his Swami Vivekananda school team during the Harris Shield School tournament. It was Dinesh Lad under whose guidance Shardul prospered and his skill enhanced.

Education & More 

SchoolAnand Ashram Convent English High School and Swami Vivekanand International School.
CollegeUniversity of Mumbai
QualificationGraduation in Commerce
AwardsMatch in the Nidas Trophy match against hosts Sri Lanka.

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Career

Shardul made his debut in first-class cricket on November 9, 2012, for the Mumbai cricket team against Rajasthan in the Ranji trophy. In 2014-15 Shardul played exceptionally well in the six matches during the tournament. 

He was the joint-most wicket-taker with R Vinay Kumar in the next season of Ranji’s trophy. He started his List A career on February 27, 2014, in Vijay Hazare Trophy against Baroda.

  • International career– ODI

Thakur was included in the team for the year 2016, an Indian tour of the West Indies but unfortunately couldn’t play. In 2017 he debuted in ODIs, against Sri Lanka. He performed significantly well in the fourth ODI.

  • T20I

He made his T20I debut against South Africa where he sent Henderson back to the pavilion.

  • Test

The same year he made his test debut, but couldn’t play due to injury against West Indies. He made a comeback against Australia.

Shardul Thakur has now set his foot in the Indian team and is doing his best.

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Cricket 

Playing StyleBowling all-rounder
International DebutTest– 12-16, October 2018, against West Indies
ODI– 31 August 2017, against Sri Lanka
T20– 21 February 2018, against South Africa [1]International Debut
Debut MatchesRanji trophy on 2016
T20, 2015
IPL, 2015
TeamsMumbai
Kings XI Punjab
Rising Pune Supergiant
Chennai Super Kings
Indian National cricket team
Batting StyleRight Handed Batsman
Bowling StyleRight arm Medium Fast
Bowling Speed135-140 Kmph
Jersey no.10
Best Record—-
Coach/ MentorDinesh Lad

IPL

He played his first IPL match for Kings XI Punjab in 2015. He later played for Rising Pune Supergiant and Chennai Super Kings.

IPL Debut Match2015
Year of Played Matches and TeamsKings XI Punjab(2014-2015)
Rising Pune Supergiant(2016-17)
Chennai Super Kings(2018-21)
Record
IPL Price 2.6 crores

Personal life & More

Shardul’s father’s name is Narendra Thakur and his mother’s name is Hansa Thakur. He has an elder sister.

Marital StatusUnmarried
WifeN/A
GirlfriendsNot Available
Net worth$1-5 million
Salary2.6 crore
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Physical Status 

Height (approx.)5-9”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)85kg
Body MeasurementsNot Available
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown
HobbiesWatching Movie

Some Important Facts About Shardul Thakur

  • Shardul Thakur was born in Palghar, Maharashtra.
  • He started his career as a spin bowler. 
  • He was criticized for taking number 10 as his jersey number as it belonged to Sachin Tendulkar. He later clarified that took the 10 number as his jersey due to astrological reasons.
  • His hobbies are watching films, playing football and badminton.

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