Shardul Thakur played a brilliant knock of 57 runs off just 36 deliveries with 7 fours and 3sixes in first innings and 60 runs from 72 balls in the second innings in which he scored 7 fours and one six
Shardul played very aggressively in first innings and played very maturely in 2nd innings. He was driving the ball with perfect timing.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli looked happy with the way Shardul has batted. He dominated the English bowlers in their home spoil in the Oval ground.
Shardul was not the best Bowler in the test but his batting in both innings made valuable contribution for the justifying his selection for the squad.
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Shardul was third man to score two fifties in two innings by no 8th batsmen after Saha and Harbhajan Singh. His fifties in two innings
When India were struggling gave India a huge total of 368 target for England to chase in 4th innings.
Virender Sehwag and Wasim Jaffer both appreciated the efforts of Shardul Thakur after he scored two fifties with his batting heroics.
And fans on social media are giving the nick name for Shardul Thakur with ‘Lord’ memes for his brilliant batting efforts in the Oval test for India .