Team India shocked before WTC Final, veteran all-rounder injured, 3 players already out

Shardul Thakur: Team India does not want to leave any stone unturned in the preparation of the World Test Championship. There is also a reason for this, he is waiting for the ICC trophy since 2013. Meanwhile, another big news is coming. Team India’s veteran all-rounder has been injured. This is a big blow for Rohit Sharma’s team, as the team is struggling with an earlier injury. Jasprit Bumrah, Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer are out of the final.


Team India is currently busy preparing for the World Test Championship. The final between India and Australia is to be held at The Oval ground in England from June 7. However, before this the Indian team has suffered 3 major setbacks. Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant and middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer are out for a long time due to injury. Now the injury of another all-rounder has given sleepless nights to the Indian management. (AP)


Only one fast bowler all-rounder has got a place in the 15-member squad announced for the World Test Championship. But Shardul Thakur is also injured. Due to injury, he did not appear in 3 matches for Kolkata Knight Riders. At the same time, in the fourth match, he only batted. On behalf of the team, he was given a chance to bat at number-3, but he was dismissed without scoring a run on 4 balls against Gujarat Titans. It is clear that the team management does not want to take any risk regarding his injury. (AP)


KKR now has to play the next match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on 4th May. Now it has to be seen how fit Shardul can be till then. Team India is already struggling with the lack of fast bowler all-rounders. Hardik Pandya has already ruled himself out of the Test team. He says that he is not fully fit for the 5-day Test. As an all-rounder for the final, 3 spinner all-rounders R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Akshar Patel have been included in the team. (AP)


Shardul Thakur has so far in IPL 2023 taken only 2 wickets at an average of 69 in 5 innings of 6 matches. At the same time, as a batsman, he has scored 101 runs in 6 innings at an average of 20. The strike rate is 184, which is excellent. Shardul has done well as an all-rounder from Australia to England. In such a situation, his fitness is very important for the Indian team. (Shardul Thakur Instagram)


31-year-old Shardul Thakur’s career from Test to First Class cricket is very impressive. He has taken 27 wickets in 8 Tests at an average of 24. 7 wickets for 61 runs is the best. At the same time, 254 runs have also been scored with the help of 3 half-centuries. Talking about first class cricket, Shardul of Maharashtra has taken 242 wickets in 73 matches. 13 times 5 wickets is a blow. Has also scored 1541 runs with the help of 9 half-centuries. 87 runs is the best performance. (Shardul Thakur Instagram)

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