Shardul Thakur Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth

Shardul Thakur Biography: In this post, we will share information related to the biography of Shardul Thakur, the emerging era bowler of the Indian cricket team.

Shardul Thakur is a right-arm fast bowler of the Indian cricket team. Shardul had joined Team India in 2016 and is consistently performing well. He started playing with Test cricket and later he cemented his place in all three formats of cricket.

If you want to know more about this popular cricketer, then this post is for you. We will give you detailed information about Shardul Thakur’s Biography, Wife, Age, Height, Wiki, Family. We will also tell some stories related to Shardul’s life, which you may not have heard about.

Shardul Thakur Biography

Full Name Shardul Narendra Thakur
Nick Name Shardul, Palghar Express
Age 30 years
Profession Cricketer
Famous for Bowling

Shardul Thakur Early Life & Cricket Career

Shardul Thakur was born on 16 October 1991 in Palghar, Maharashtra. Shardul had a passion for cricket since childhood but he lacked the parliamentarians. He did his early studies at Anand Ashram Convent School in Palghar and later he joined Swami Vivekananda International School Palghar.

Shardul used to be more active in the cricket tournaments held in the school. He played a memorable match in school in which he hit 6 sixes in 6 balls while playing for Swami Vivekananda School. From there, Shardul’s friends and he himself had recognized his talent and started working hard to make his career in cricket.

Shardul was more interested in batting in cricket but his coach advised him to bowl. Shardul did a lot of cricket practice, as there was no ground near him, he had to travel more than 100 kilometers daily to practice.

Started Career with First-Class Cricket

Shardul Thakur was practicing but he was not getting a chance to show his performance. Then in the year 2012, he played the first match of the first class for Mumbai against Rajasthan in Jaipur. Shardul’s performance here was nothing special, he took 4 wickets for 82 runs in four matches.

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In the 2013-14 Ranji tournament, he performed better, taking 26 wickets giving only 27 runs in 6 matches. In view of his excellent performance, he was awarded Vijay Hazare Trophy in the year 2014. In the 2015-16 Ranji Trophy tournament, he took 8 wickets against Saurashtra and led Mumbai to the title of winner.

Selected in IPL 2015

Shardul Thakur’s performance in domestic matches made headlines for the 2015 IPL. Shardul was bought by Kings 11 Punjab for 20 lakhs. But he got very few chances to play, he played the first match of his IPL career against Delhi Daredevils in which he took 1 wicket for 38 runs in 4 overs.

After this, Shardul was bought by Rising Pune Supergiants in 2017, and in the year 2018 he was included in his team by Chennai Super King, and still, he is playing for Chennai Super Kings.

Debut in International Cricket

Shardul Thakur was included in the Indian team in international cricket in 2016 for the series against West Indies but he did not get a chance to play. In 2017 Shardul made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka and in 2018 he made his T20 International debut against South Africa.

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In 2018, Shardul Thakur played the Nidahas Trophy against Sri Lanka, in which he took 4 wickets for just 27 runs in a match and was the best performance of his career.

Shardul Thakur Personal Information

Date of Birth  16 October 1991
Birth Place Palghar, Maharashtra
Home town  Palghar, Maharashtra
Current Place Palghar, Maharashtra
Religion Hindu
Caste Thakur
Nationality Indian
School Anand Ashram Convent School, Palghar
Swami Vivekananda International School, Palghar
College Mumbai University
Education Graduate
Zodiac Sign Libra
Net Worth  $3.5 million

Shardul Thakur Family

Father Narendra Thakur
Mother Hansa Thakur
Brother None
Sister 1

Shardul Thakur Wife

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Marital Status Engaged
Girlfriend/Fiancee Mittali Parulkar
Wife None
Children None

Shardul Thakur Height, Weight, and Physical Stats

Height In centimeter – 175
in meters-1.75
Inch – 5’9″
Weight In kg- 65
In pounds – 143
Hair color Black
Eye color Black

Shardul Thakur Favorites

Favorite sport Cricket
Favorite player Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Favorite dish Chicken Biryani
Hobbies Listening songs

Some Facts About Shardul Thakur

  • Apart from bowling, Shardul Thakur also bats well.
  • Shardul worked 13 kg weight in a few months on the advice of Sachin Tendulkar.
  • Shardul Thakur spent two weeks with former Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath, which gave him a lot to learn in bowling.
  • Shardul was the second player who wore jersey number 10, before Sachin Tendulkar’s jersey number was 10. Due to controversy, Shardul changed the number of his jersey.
  • Shardul got the Man of the Match title in the Niwas Trophy match against Sri Lanka.
  • Shardul Thakur does not smoke and consume alcohol.


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