Shardul Thakur was greeted to a loud cheer from followers as he returned residence from Australia.© Twitter
Shardul Thakur, India quick bowler, was greeted to a convincing reception as he returned residence after an exciting Check sequence win in Australia. Former India off-spinner Ramesh Powar took to Twitter to share a video on Friday through which Shardul could be seen greeted by loud cheers from followers as his mother and father welcome him residence. Shardul was one of many star performers for India with each bat and ball because the guests put an finish to Australia’s 32-year-old unbeaten run on the Gabba.
Watch Shardul receives a heat welcome as he returned residence:
— RAMESH POWAR (@imrameshpowar) January 22, 2021
Shardul, enjoying his second Check, picked up seven wickets within the match and in addition performed an important knock of 67 within the first innings of the Gabba Check that helped India cut back the first-innings deficit right down to below 50.
Shardul together with debutant Washington Sundar placed on 123 runs for the seventh wicket and within the course of broke a 30-year-old Test record for India at the Gabba, held by former captain Kapil Dev and Manoj Prabhakar.
Kapil Dev and Prabhakar had placed on a 58-run stand for the seventh wicket again in 1991 in Brisbane Gabba however Sundar and Thakur’s heroics with the bat within the fourth Check of the Border-Gavaskar trophy, broke the long-standing document.
Shardul was rewarded for his good outing in Australia as he was named within the 18-member Test squad for the upcoming residence sequence towards England.
The primary Check of the four-match sequence will start on February 5 in Chennai.
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