Shardul Thakur Wickets Today – Shardul Thakur sent records tumbling with his heavenly show on the second day of the second Test among India and South Africa in Johannesburg. Thakur finished the South African innings with figures of 7/61, which is awesome by any Indian bowler against South Africa in Test cricket.Curiously, Thakur had never taken a seven-wicket pull before in his whole five star vocation, with his past best being 6/31 in the 2016/17 Ranji Trophy while playing for Mumbai against Bengal.
Thakur’s India partner Ravichandran Ashwin recently held the record. The spinner recorded figures of 7/66 in November 2015 in Nagpur, helping India to a 124-run win. Harbhajan Singh, who as of late resigned from all types of cricket, held the record for the best figures by an Indian in South Africa when he took 7/120 in an attracted Test Cape Town in January 2011.
Thakur outperformed both these figures with his exhibition in the Johannesburg Test on Day 2. He is playing in his 6th Test match, which makes him the second quickest Indian bowler to take his initial seven-wicket pull. He outperformed Dattu Phadkar, the all-rounder who played 31 Tests for India in the last part of the 1940s and all through the 1950s.
Amar Singh, the quick bowler who played Test cricket before the Second World War and is generally perceived as one of India’s first extraordinary pacers, was quickest to the achievement as he did it in his fourth Test.The 30-year-old is additionally the main Indian quick bowler to take seven wickets in an innings in South Africa. Javagal Srinath held the record for the best figures by an Indian quick bowlers in South Africa when he took six wickets for 76 runs in Port Elizabeth in November 2001.