Shardul Thakur in motion for Indian cricket group throughout WTC Last© BCCI
Shardul Thakur equalled Australia legends Don Bradman and Alan Border along with his third half-century on the Oval throughout Day 3 of the World Check Championship (WTC) Last between India and Australia on Friday. The all-rounder scored 51 off 109 deliveries and within the course of, he grew to become the third visiting batter ever to attain three Check half-centuries on the venue. Solely Bradman and Border have achieved the feat earlier than Thakur and the feat has already impressed quite a lot of memes on social media. Shardul is one thing referred to as the “Lord” by followers and the tweets saved coming in after his half-century.
Most consecutive fifty plus scores as a visiting batter on the Oval:
Shardul Thakur – 3.
Don Bradman – 3.
– Lord Shardul…!! pic.twitter.com/489SFSvw59
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) June 9, 2023
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) June 9, 2023
The one Asian participant to attain three consecutive fifty plus scores on the oval.
The title is Lord Shardul Thakur. pic.twitter.com/63UgIkHoSB
— ` (@kurkureter) June 9, 2023
That is additionally the third consecutive fifty from the star all-rounder. The Indian group was in a spot of hassle after the collapse of the Indian high order. Nevertheless, Shardul’s 109-run stand with Rahane saved the day and keep away from follow-on.
India have been all out for 296 of their first innings, giving Australia a large lead of 173 runs on the third day of the World Check Championship (WTC) remaining.
For India, comeback man Ajinkya Rahane compiled a neat 89 off 129 balls whereas Shardul Thakur performed a beneficial innings of 51 from 109 balls, after Ravindra Jadeja chipped in with a breezy 51-ball 48 on the second day.
Resuming the third day on in a single day 151 for 5 and 318 runs behind Australia’s first innings whole of 469 all out, India misplaced KS Bharat early however Rahane and Thakur added 109 runs for the seventh wicket to assist their group keep away from follow-on at The Oval.
Nevertheless, India misplaced the remaining wickets shortly after the lunch break.
Skipper Pat Cummins picked up three wickets for Austalia.
(With PTI inputs)
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