Shardul Thakur (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More
Bio Real NameShardul Narendra Thakur NicknameNot Known ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Bowler) Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm in meters- 1.75 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 9” Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 66 kg in Pounds- 146 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest:38 Inches - Waist: 30 Inches - Biceps: 12 Inches Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Cricket International DebutTest- N/A ODI- N/A T20- N/A Coach/MentorDinesh Lad Jersey Number#10 (Rising Pune Supergiants) Domestic/State TeamsMumbai, Kings XI Punjab, Rising Pune Supergiants Batting StyleRight Handed Bat Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium Nature on fieldAggressive Records/Achievements (main ones)• While playing for his school in the Harris Shield Trophy 2006, Thakur hit 6 sixes in an over and became the third ever cricketer to do so. • In 2012-13 Ranji season, he took 27 wickets in 6 matches averaging 26.25 which included one five-wicket haul. • Thakur claimed 48 wickets in the ten matches of Ranji season 2013-14. His 5 five-wicket haul in the tournament helped him finish the season with the average of 20.81. • He took 8 wickets against Saurashtra cricket team in the 2015-16 Ranji season and led Mumbai to win its 41st Ranji Trophy title. Career Turning PointHis ability to swing the bowl and his performances in the domestic cricket made it possible for the paceman to play in the Indian Premier League in 2015. Personal Life Date of Birth16 October 1991 Age (as in 2016)25 Years Birth PlacePalghar, Maharashtra, India Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra NationalityIndian HometownPalghar, Maharashtra, India SchoolAnand Ashram Convent English High School, Palghar, Mumbai Swami Vivekanand International School, Palghar, Mumbai College/ UniversityUniversity of Mumbai Educational QualificationsNot known FamilyFather- Narendra Thakur Mother- Not Known Brother- Not Known Sister- Not Known ReligionHinduism HobbiesWatching films, playing football & badminton Favourite Things Favourite CricketerSachin Tendulkar Favourite FoodSea Food Girls, Family & More Marital StatusUnmarried Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known WifeN/A
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shardul Thakur
Does Shardul Thakur smoke: Not Known
Does Shardul Thakur drink alcohol: Not Known
Shardul was once a fat lad and weighed about 85 kgs, for which, he was suggested by the former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar to get it cut so as to appear at Television playing the game for the country.
He was selected to represent Mumbai in Ranji Trophy in 2013 but was widely criticised for his overweight physique.
Thakur got training under none other than mercurial fast bowler Glenn McGrath which helped him refine skills even better.
Kings XI Punjab signed him for INR 20 Lakh at the 2014 IPL auctions but didn’t play him till 2015.
For the 2017 season of IPL, Rising Pune Supergiants acquired the fast bowler at the auctions.