Shardul Thakur      

Full name Shardul Narendra Thakur

Born October 16, 1991, Palghar, Maharashtra

Current age 24 years 259 days

Major teams Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai A, Tata Sports Club

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Shardul Narendra Thakur
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 37 53 2 718 87 14.07 1051 68.31 0 2 89 10 11 0
List A 20 14 5 128 31* 14.22 112 114.28 0 0 12 5 4 0
Twenty20 13 5 3 22 7* 11.00 21 104.76 0 0 2 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 37 66 6974 3662 133 6/53 9/123 27.53 3.15 52.4 6 9 0
List A 20 20 1026 992 25 4/19 4/19 39.68 5.80 41.0 1 0 0
Twenty20 13 13 262 340 16 2/11 2/11 21.25 7.78 16.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Rajasthan v Mumbai at Jaipur, Nov 9-12, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Mumbai v Rest of India at Mumbai (BS), Mar 6-10, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Baroda v Mumbai at Rajkot, Feb 27, 2014 scorecard
Last List A India A v India B at Kanpur, Jan 29, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Baroda v Mumbai at Pune, Mar 24, 2015 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Baroda v Mumbai at Mumbai, Jan 18, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/19 Mumbai CA XI v South Africa Mumbai (BS) 15 Mar 2016 Other T20
2/34 Mumbai CA XI v England Mumbai (BS) 14 Mar 2016 Other T20
18, 1/61, 13, 0/49 Mumbai v Rest of Ind Mumbai (BS) 6 Mar 2016 FC
3/89, 0, 5/26 Mumbai v Saurashtra Pune 24 Feb 2016 FC
27, 0/59, 3, 1/46 Mumbai v M. Pradesh Cuttack 13 Feb 2016 FC
2, 3/37, 11, 0/13 Mumbai v Jharkhand Mysore 3 Feb 2016 FC
0, 2/47 India A v India B Kanpur 29 Jan 2016 LA
1/60 India A v Gujarat Kanpur 27 Jan 2016 LA
1/35 Mumbai v Baroda Mumbai 18 Jan 2016 T20
0/34 Mumbai v Vidarbha Mumbai 16 Jan 2016 T20
Profile

An aggressive quick bowler, who can swing the ball away from the right-handers even while hitting the pitch hard, Shardul Thakur has established himself as the spearhead of Mumbai's attack. With the new ball, Thakur's at-the-batsman method forms a neat counterpoint to Dhawal Kulkarni's more metronomic style, and the two combined brilliantly to win Mumbai their 41st Ranji Trophy title in February 2016. Thakur picked up eight wickets in the final against Saurashtra, and his dismissal of Cheteshwar Pujara on the third day, the ball rearing up from a length to hit the shoulder of the bat, was perhaps the ball of the match.

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Jun 29, 2016

Amit Mishra, Mohammed Shami, M Vijay and Shardul Thakur strike a pose, Bangalore, June 29, 2016

Amit Mishra, Mohammed Shami, M Vijay and Shardul Thakur strike a pose

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Oct 31, 2015

Shardul Thakur bowls to the South African batsmen during the tour game, Indian Board President's XI v South Africans, Mumbai, 2nd day, October 31, 2015

Shardul Thakur bowls to the South African batsmen during the tour game

© Associated Press

Oct 30, 2015

Shardul Thakur celebrates a wicket, Indian Board President's XI v South Africans, Mumbai, 1st day, October 30, 2015

Shardul Thakur celebrates a wicket

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Tournament Results
Central Zone v East Zone at Chennai - Oct 21-25, 2012
Match drawn (East Zone won on 1st innings)
Central Zone v North Zone at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Oct 14-17, 2012
Match drawn (Central Zone won on 1st innings)
East Zone v South Zone at Visakhapatnam - Oct 14-17, 2012
Match drawn (East Zone won on 1st innings)
North Zone v West Zone at Chennai - Oct 6-9, 2012
Match drawn (North Zone won on 1st innings)
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