Rohit Sharma Replies Cheekily at Shardul Thakur on His Birthday

Published 10/17/2019, 7:34 AM EDT
File photo of Shardul Thakur


India opener Rohit Sharma took a cheeky dig at Shardul Thakur on his birthday as the Indian speedster celebrated his 28 birthday on Wednesday. Rohit took the opportunity and posted a funny tweet for this occassion.

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Shardul Thakur made his International debut wearing the no.10 Jersey which is legendary as well. Number 10 previously worn by the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar himself and many thought the jersey number should never be used again. However, he was forced to change the jersey number from 10 to 54.

Although his internationl stint didn’t stay long and he is out of form currently. However, he is a key player of the Mumbai team in the domestic circuit. While Shardul Thakur wants to forget the memory of having worn the no.10 Jersey, his Mumbai teammate bought the controversy back again in a most hilarious way on his social media.

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Rohit Sharma

Shardul Thakur, however, was the first person to wear the number 10 jersey after the little master Sachin Tendulkar, although BCCI unofficially retiring the shirt. Even Rohit Sharma acknowledged his attempt at donning the famous jersey on his twitter.

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Rohit Sharma tweeted: “Many happy returns of the day buddy. Only the second player to wear the jersey. It takes guts to don that number but clearly you’re the best example of Impossible Is Nothing.”

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Shardul Thakur is an attacking quick bowler, who has the ability to swing the ball away from the right-handers. With his stunning bowling performances in the domestic circuit, he has been looking to regain his spot in the team. In the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy, Shardul has bagged nine wickets in six games so far. He has so far played five ODIs, seven T20Is and only one Test for India.  

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Shruti Banerjee

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