- Cuttack On Sunday, Team India registered a stunning win against the West Indies at the Barabati Stadium. The Indian team achieved the target of 316 runs in 48.4 overs and named the series 2-1. Team India’s victory in Cuttack was Virat Kohli, who scored a brilliant 85 runs. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul also played half-century innings, but the victory of the Indian team could not be decided without the fast-paced innings of Shardul Thakur. Shardul Thakur scored 17 runs in 6 balls after Virat Kohli’s dismissal in Cuttack and he decided to defeat West Indies. This short and quick innings of Shardul has greatly impressed the captain Virat Kohli, after which he even tweeted in praise of Shardul.
Virat praised Shardul
Virat Kohli tweeted his photo and praised Shardul Thakur. On which Captain Kohli wrote the caption in Marathi, ‘Tula Manla Re Thakur’. It means in Hindi – you believe Thakur.
Shardul Thakur stays out of most of the team
Even though captain Virat Kohli is reading praises in praise of Shardul Thakur, it is also true that this player often stays out of Team India. Shardul Thakur made his debut on 31 August 2017 but since then he has been able to play only 7 ODIs. During this time, Team India has played 61 ODIs, meaning Shardul Thakur is sitting out in 54 matches.
Ravindra Jadeja and Shardul Thakur returning after winning Team India. (AP Photo)
Shardul is a very useful player
Let us know that Shardul Thakur is known for being a good bowler as well as for batting in the lower order. Shardul is known for his fast-paced innings. He did the same in Cuttack and led Team India to victory. The biggest thing is that in Cuttack, Shardul batted openly after the dismissal of Virat Kohli.After the match, Shardul Thakur said that if he had thought about Virat getting out, he would have come under pressure. He said, ‘If I had thought about the dismissal of Virat Kohli, I would have come under pressure. A set batsman was standing at the other end, I knew that I could bat well at number 8. If I score runs for the team in the time of need then it will be a matter of luck for me.