CSK's Shardul Thakur loves to go on exotic vacays with friends

Updated: 16 October, 2020 14:01 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Shardul Thakur

    Shardul Thakur is an Indian cricketer who has represented the country in international matches. He plays first-class cricket for Mumbai and is a Chennai Super Kings player in the IPL.

    In pic: Shardul Thakur with a friend.

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    Shardul Thakur is a bowling all-rounder who bowls right-arm medium pace and bats in the lower order.

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    Shardul Thakur was born in a Maharashtrian family to father Narendra Thakur and mother Hansa Thakur.

    In picture: Shardul Thakur with Dhawal Kulkarni and his bride on their wedding day

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    Shardul Thakur has an elder sister with whom he is really close. The siblings are often spotted sharing pictures on social media.

    In picture: Shardul Thakur with his sister

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    Shardul Thakur has played for Kings XI Punjab, Chennai Super Kings and Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL.

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    Shardul Thakur started off his IPL career in 2014 when Kings XI Punjab bought him for a price of Rs. 20 Lakh.

    In picture: Shardul Thakur with close friend and teammate Siddhesh Lad

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    In March 2017, Shardul Thakur was purchased by Rising Pune Supergiant in the tenth edition of the IPL.

    In picture: Shardul Thakur with Siddhesh Lad and their buddies.

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    In the 2018 IPL auctions, Shardul Thakur was acquired by Chennai Super Kings.

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    Shardul Thakur was one of the catalysts in Chennai Super Kings successful 2018 IPL campaign. He took 16 wickets for the team, that too at crucial match situations.

    In picture: Shardul Thakur with teammates Siddhesh Lad and Shreyas Iyer.

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    In his IPL career, Shardul Thakur has played 41 matches taking 44 wickets at a bowling average of 27.59 and Economy rate of 8.93. His best figures are 3/19 which came in 2017.

    In picture: Shardul Thakur with friend and teammate Shreyas Iyer.

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    Shardul Thakur has played just 1 Test for India which was on October 12, 2018 against West Indies. He scored 4 runs but did not manage to take any wicket.

    In picture: Shardul Thakur with Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja

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    Shardul Thakur has played 10 ODIs for India and has taken 11 wickets and scored 70 runs. His best bowling figures are an impressive 4/52 with a top score of 22*.

    In picture: Shardul Thakur with Varun Aaron, Dhawal Kulkarni and Shreyas Iyer on a getaway.

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    Shardul Thakur has played 15 T20I matches taking 19 wickets and scored 42 runs. He has an astonishing best figures of 4/27.

    In picture: Shardul Thakur with Siddhesh Lad.

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    Shardul Thakur shared this photo from a trip to the Carribean. He loves the beach life and goes jet skiing when he gets the opportunity.

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    Shardul Thakur was the second Indian cricketer after Sachin Tendulkar to wear the number 10 jersey. Due to major controversy in the media, Shardul changed his jersey number to 54 and Sachin's 10 jersey was retired by BCCI.

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    In February 2020, Shardul Thakur was appointed as the brand ambassador for Tata Power.

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    Shardul Thakur captioned this picture as, "After a peaceful Darshan at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram #positivity #positivevibes #backtosanity"

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    In picture: Shardul Thakur with MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav.

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    In picture: Shardul Thakur with friend and teammate Shreyas Iyer.

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    In picture: Shardul Thakur and Jasprit Bumrah on a flight during their Sri Lanka tour in 2017

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    In picture: Shardul Thakur during a photoshoot for a sports brand.

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About The Gallery

Chennai Super Kings' pacer Shardul Thakur, who is currently playing the PIL 2020 in UAE, celebrates his 29th birthday today. Besides cricket, Shardul Thakur has a major fascination for travel. Today, we look at the cricketer's life off the pitch, his vacation photos and pictures with his friends. (Pictures Courtesy/ Shardul Thakur Instagram)

 

 

First Published: 03 April, 2019 14:50 IST