Record-Breaking Spell 

1. Shardul Thakur's extraordinary bowling talent shone in South Africa, where he recorded figures of 7-61, surpassing the previous Indian record held by Ravi Ashwin.

Six 6s in an Over 

Not just a bowler, Thakur showcased his batting prowess by hitting six consecutive sixes in a Harris Shield match, a first in the tournament's history

Debut under Rohit Sharma’s Captaincy 

Thakur's journey from Palghar to the national team began when he made his debut for Mumbai under Rohit Sharma's captaincy

Fastest Ever Fifty in England 

During India's tour of England, Thakur scored the fastest fifty by any batsman in England, reaching his half-century in just 31 deliveries

Gifted a Thar by Anand Mahindra 

Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group, rewarded Thakur for his outstanding performances against Australia with a Mahindra Thar

The Origin of "Lord Shardul" 

1. Thakur's endearing nickname, "Lord Shardul," likely began during a home series against England, following India's return from Australia, thanks to his impressive performances.

Palghar’s Cricket Prodigy 

Born in Palghar, Maharashtra, Shardul Thakur's passion for cricket led him to overcome challenges, including long train journeys, to pursue his dream

All-Rounder Extraordinaire 

Thakur's inclusion in the Indian squad was primarily due to his prowess as an all-rounder, proving his worth with both bat and ball

Maharashtra's Pride 

Hailing from Maharashtra, Thakur has not only made his state proud but also the entire nation with his exceptional cricketing skills

Rising Star 

Shardul Thakur's journey from an aspiring cricketer on crowded local trains to a record-breaking bowler is a testament to his dedication and raw talent, making him a rising star in Indian cricket

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