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How Shardul Thakur got the nickname – “Lord” – Young bowler disclosed himself

“Lord Shardul” is trending on Social media as Indian pacer ran through the batting lineup of South Africa in Johannesburg. Whenever, Shardul does well for India, he trends on Social media more than his other team mates. Shardul claimed his maiden five wicket haul on the second day of the 2nd Test match. And in the process, he also got his career best figures. Also, his figures of 7/61 is the best figures by an Indian against South Africa. But how Shardul Thakur got the nickname – “Lord”? Current Indian bowling coach Paras Mhambrey asked this question from Shardul in a video shared by BCCI. Shardul’s answer is really interesting and got to know the origination of his name.

How Shardul Thakur got the nickname – “Lord”?

“Seriously don’t know who started calling me Lord. But I’m sure it started in a home series against England after we returned from Australia… Just before the IPL. It was a series, where I got a lot of success and mostly after I got two consecutive wickets in an over… From there the name arrived.”

Shardul said in a video

Shardul success mantra

How Shardul Thakur got the nickname - "Lord"

Shardul also shared his success mantra in whenever he plays cricket. Though, he made his debut for India recently. But in his young career, he became a vital cog for India especially in overseas conditions where India needs a pace bowling all rounder. His contribution in Australia series in the previous year is still the best part of his career. He has a magical arm and breaks partnerships whenever needed. He is a captain go-to man.

“When I enter the ground, everything is about self-belief and confidence for me. I go in with full confidence. It’s a simple and small mantra for my success and I would like to continue with that. I was just trying to put the ball in the right spot. The wicket was doing a bit and God willing I got a seven-for. Very happy to have contributed for the team.”

Shardul Thakur

Also Read: IPL 2021: Who is Shardul Thakur, Age, Biography, Home, Domestic career, IPL teams, Cricket Stats & Info ?

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