All eyes were on Shardul Thakur during the Delhi Capitals’ match against Mumbai. In recent years, he has developed a new identity as an all-rounder. People were surprised to see his batting figures when he came out to bat against Mumbai.
On Sunday, the IPL match between the Delhi Capitals and the Mumbai Indians (Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians) took place. In a thrilling match, Delhi Capitals defeated Mumbai Indians by 4 wickets at one point. It was surprising to see all-rounder Shardul Thakur’s record when he came out to bat for Delhi Capitals in this match. He has performed admirably with both his bat and his ball in recent series for the Indian team. Before coming out to bat against Mumbai Indians, he had not even played 50 balls in his seven-year IPL career.
On Sunday, while playing against Mumbai, Shardul Thakur set a new IPL record for most runs scored. In this match, Shardul Thakur scored a quick 22 runs while facing only 11 balls. Shardul Thakur’s highest IPL score was 15 runs prior to this match. Shardul Thakur had only played 47 balls in the IPL before this match. Today, this figure was also exceeded.
Although Shardul Thakur was the main bowler for Delhi, his performance today was not particularly impressive. He had bowled the team’s first over, and Rohit Sharma ruined his rhythm by hitting a six in the first over itself. The following over, as well as the final over, took a beating. In four overs, 47 runs were scored and not a single wicket was taken.
As an all-rounder, Shardul Thakur has performed admirably for the Indian team in recent years. He has put the match in Team India’s bag on numerous occasions while batting brilliantly. This time, he has high expectations for Delhi’s team. The match against Mumbai was not good in terms of bowling, but he will keep an eye on the upcoming matches.