Team India bowler Shardul Thakur excelled in the Test against South Africa in Johannesburg …
Team India bowler Shardul Thakur excelled in the Test against South Africa in Johannesburg. Shardul Thakur took 7 wickets in the first innings. South Africa were all out for 229. South Africa had a 27-run lead in the first innings. Shardul took 5 wickets in an innings for the first time in his Test career. Set many records.
No Asian bowler in South Africa has done so well. Shardul became the first Asian to take 7 wickets in South Africa. Shardul surpassed Ashwin who took 7 wickets against South Africa in the Nagpur Test. Shardul Thakur, India’s first fast bowler to take 7 wickets, finished fourth. Earlier, Kapil Dev came to bowl fourth in 1981 against Australia. Knocked down 5 wickets.
Shardul is the second foreign bowler to excel on South African soil in the last 100 years. Andrew Cadick did better than him in 1999. He scored 46 runs and took 7 wickets in the Durban Test.
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