It seems like the selectors are pretty much excited with the Shardul Thakur’s talent. They are backing him on a regular basis across the formats to keep him in the scheme of the things for the 2019 World Cup. Meanwhile, the Indian fans aren’t impressed with the selectors for persisting with Shardul Thakur.
Shardul was removed from the ODI setup in the mid-way of the Asia Cup 2018. Surprisingly, they once again called him for the series against the Windies in Test and ODI formats of the game.
Shardul Thakur gets the nod again:
India rested their ace bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah for the Test and ODI series against the Windies. Instead, they brought Thakur and Siraj for the Test series while in ODI, they retained Khaleel Ahmed.
The decision to give a recall to Mumbai fast bowler has surprised many followers of the Indian cricket. Few cited the politics in Indian cricket while few quoted the favouritism in picking Mumbai players.
Meanwhile, the selectors axed Dinesh Karthik from the side by giving a maiden call-up to Rishabh Pant in the ODIs. The other notable thing in the ODI squad announcement is they continued rest to Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah.
However, Shardul Thakur has been impressive in the domestic format while playing for Mumbai in the Vijay Hazare trophy 2018. It seems like BCCI has given one last chance to showcase his mettle in the ODI format of the game.
All in all, it would be interesting to see whether Shardul Thakur makes the chance count or not. With no seniors in the side, Shardul Thakur needs to be at his best while tackling the Windies batsmen.
Here are the Tweets:
How Shardul Thakur gets picked almost everytime? Just to bowl in the nets?
— Shashi🏏 (@Shashinaik6794) October 11, 2018
Are you mad @BCCI selection committee members why you always choose manish pandey, kl rahul ,shardul thakur
— ManiRaina37 (@ImmaniRaina3) October 11, 2018
Why is shardul thakur in there???? Looked pretty ordinary against hong kong……..umesh yadav should have been there instead of him….
— Navi (@DrogonDracarys_) October 11, 2018
Selection of Shardul Thakur and Non-Selection of Karun Nair will be the mysterious questions of 2018 #INDvWI
— Mitul (@Eme2ul) October 11, 2018
Why the fuck is shardul thakur in there ? A man who is giving runs against a most weak team like hong kong which is weak in batting should not have been selected at all.This is bizzare selection !!!
— ravi singh (@ravisin75604296) October 11, 2018
Shardul Thakur jaisi kismat chahiye bc…#INDvWI
— Vaishu♀️ (@vaishali_45) October 11, 2018
— Mitul (@Eme2ul) October 11, 2018
Really want the luck Shardul Thakur has to be in all teams despite shitty performances.
— Wanderer (@DisDatNothin) October 11, 2018
@vikrantgupta73 Shardul Thakur selection is not good , he has never performed And he is getting chances and more chances. Why Manish Pandey over DK as a batsman ?
— Ajay (@AjGupta0701) October 11, 2018
Ye shardul thakur ne kya reservation quota le rakha h kya ?
— ਟੀਨ ਟੀਨ 🇮🇳 (@imYk007) October 11, 2018
Why Shardul Thakur get place in every format of the game. There should be siddharth Kaul in place for Thakur….
— Prateek Singhal (@Prateekk08) October 11, 2018
Why the hell Shardul Thakur is in the squad??? Why we don't give chances to Sidharth Kaul or even Prasidh Krishna.
Also, Manish Pandey has got enough chances, its high time we shud try Shubhman Gill or Ishan Kishan in d middle order!!!
— Rahul (@DoraemonMisra) October 11, 2018
Shardul Thakur must be a very good water boy https://t.co/z7QFvdS49I
— Yash (@sarcasmwalaaa) October 11, 2018
Shardul thakur k pas kisi ka mms hai kya
— Rahul Sharma (@rahuljkas) October 11, 2018
— Ahmed khan (@bollywoodspy1) October 11, 2018
shardul thakur ka koi reservation h kya is team m ya banda ka bht source h bcci k andr lgta to yhi h🤔🤔
— Ashutosh Rai (@ashurai94) October 11, 2018
Glad that pant and shami has been selected but geez Lord Shardul Thakur definitely has nudes of MSK Prasad or something like that.#indvwi
— AKki (@CrickPotato) October 11, 2018
Shardul Thakur????? Why in the gods name this guy is there??????
— umang shankar (@Umangshankar) October 11, 2018
Virat Kohli (Captain)
Rishabh Pant (Wicket Keeper)
Shardul Thakur (Drinks Man) https://t.co/mG01vCPkkB
— ❤ⱽᶦʳᵃᵗᶦᵃⁿADI🇮🇳❤ (@Aditya_k168) October 11, 2018