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Shardul Thakur Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more

Shradul Thakur biography

Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Shardul Thakur

Shradul Thakur is an Indian cricketer. He is right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler. He made debut against Sri lanka in ODI on 31 August 2017. Here you will find Shardul thakur’s bio, age, height, weight, net worth, salary and relationship status. He plays for Chennai Super Kings in IPL.

About/Bio/Wiki of Shardul Thakur

Full Name Shardul Narendra Thakur
Profession Indian Cricketer (Bowler)


Physicsl State & More

  • in centimeters- 175 cm
  • in meters- 1.75 m
  • in feet inches- 5’9”
  • in kilograms- 66 kg
  • in pounds- 146 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Fair


International Debut

Test- N/A


T20- N/A


Dinesh Lad

Jersey Number

#10 (Rising Pune Supergiants)

Domestic/State Teams Mumbai, Kings XI Punjab, Rising Pune Supergiants
Records (main ones)
  • While playing for his school in the Harris Shield Trophy 2006, Thakur hit 6 sixes in an over and became the third ever cricketer to do so.
  • In 2012-13 Ranji season, he took 27 wickets in 6 matches averaging 26.25 which included one five-wicket haul.
  • Thakur claimed 48 wickets in the ten matches of Ranji season 2013-14. His 5 five-wicket haul in the tournament helped him finish the season with the average of 20.81.
  • He took 8 wickets against Saurashtra cricket team in the 2015-16 Ranji season and led Mumbai to win its 41st Ranji Trophy title.
  • Made the record for not getting out for a duck in 99 consecutive matches.
  • He scored a match-wining century on his Test debut against Australia.
Career Turning Point His ability to swing the bowl and his performances in the domestic cricket made it possible for the paceman to play in the Indian Premier League in 2015.

Personal Life

Date of Birth 16 October 1991
Birth Place Palghar, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Palghar, Maharashtra, India

Anand Ashram Convent English High School, Palghar, Mumbai

Swami Vivekanand International School, Palghar, Mumbai
College University of Mumbaib
Religion Hinduism


Marital Status Unmarried
Wife/Spouse N/A

Son- N/A

Daughter- N/A


Father- Narendra Thakur

Mother- Not Known 


Brother- Not Known

Sisters- Not Known

Favoutite Things

Hobbies Watching films, playing football & badminton
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Food

Sea Food

Favourite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Actor Salman Kham
Favourite Actress Disha Patani
Net Worth (approx) $1-5 Million

Controversies of Shardul Thakur:

He doesn’t have any controversy in his career till now.

Does Shardul Thakur smoke: Not Known
Does Shardul Thakur drink alcohol: Not Known

Some less known facts about Shardul Thakur:

  • Shardul was once a fat lad and weighed about 85 kgs, for which, he was suggested by the former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar to get it cut so as to appear at Television playing the game for the country.
  • He was selected to represent Mumbai in Ranji Trophy in 2013 but was widely criticised for his overweight physique.
  • Thakur got training under none other than mercurial fast bowler Glenn McGrath which helped him refine skills even better.
  • Kings XI Punjab signed him for INR 20 Lakh at the 2014 IPL auctions but didn’t play him till 2015.
  • For the 2017 season of IPL, Rising Pune Supergiants acquired the fast bowler at the auctions.

Image Credit: BCCI

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