Aakash Chopra said that Shardul gives you a little batting and he is also a wicket-taker.
Aakash Chopra on Shardul Thakur
“That is what it seems like as of now. He has picked up a lot of wickets. Bumrah, Siraj, Shami and Shardul Thakur – I feel these four fast bowlers will be a part of India’s 15 in the World Cup,” said Aakash Chopra on his Youtube Channel.
The former Indian cricketer further added on Shardul Thakur’s batting that
“Shardul gives you a little batting and he is also a wicket-taker. He might bowl full, short or wide, but whatever he bowls, he picks up wickets. We all bow down to Lord Thakur. There are extremely bright chances of Lord being in my team,”. Concludes Aakash Chopra
The biggest cricketing event is just two months away. BCCI is all set to host the ICC event for the fourth time. All hopes are on the Indian team to end the trophy drought and repeat the 2011 World Cup. The injuries of many key players like Jasprit Bumrah, KL Rahul, and Shreyas Iyer are headaches for the team. According to reports, KL Rahul is to return to the Indian team in the Asia Cup. The squad for the tournament is to be selected and announced on 17th August.
Aakash Chopra believes that Shardul Thakur will get the nod for the Asia Cup and World Cup as well. He further thinks that his batting ability would get him a place in the playing 11 as well.