IPL Auction 2017: Shardul Thakur Under RPS

Shardul Thakur Under RPS


Shardul Thakur Indian swing bowler got picked up by Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) for IPL 10th Edition. In the session of 2014, Thakur was picked up by Kings XI Punjab with the amount of 20 lakh, where he got only one match to play in two seasons. In the first move, RPS has picked Delhi Daredevils batsman Mayank Agarwal, this was the second move of RPS where swing bowler Shardul Thakur got picked up.


Thakur is well known for consistency player of Domestic Cricket. In the matched played for Mumbai, he has 81 wickets (t20) from 18 domestic Twenty 20 (20) matches, 169 First-Class wickets from 49 matches and 41 lists. A Wickets from 26 matches. Thakur could have the economy rate of 12.66 picking up 1 wicket in 3 overs. He has also good hand over down order batting seen in Ranji Trophy 2016-17, where he scored the half century in the semi-final against Tamil Nadu. RPS with captaincy lead by Steve Smith and Newcomers Mayank and Thakur ready to set up tough challenges for opposite team.

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