Shardul Thakur had done it again! He breaks the crucial partnership between David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne. He gets the set batsman David Warner on 43 in the World Test Championship final. An awesome catch from KS Bharat too.
Thakur rescued India again after a steady partnership.It was the Indian team which gained the upper hand at the start of the match after Usman khawaja’s dismissal by Mohammad Siraj on a ten ball duck. The new ball bowlers of Team India, Md Siraj and Md Shami continued their tight spells after that wicket and made it very difficult for the Aussies to make run.
However, David Warner launched a counter attack on Indian pacer Umesh Yadav, smashing him four boundaries in a over. He was looking in a great touch and was on his way to score big in the WTC final. David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne stitched together a fifty plus partnership and put Indian Team in the backfoot.
But the Golden arm of India Shardul Thakur dismissed Warner and gave India a much needed breakthrough in the WTC final. KS Bharat caught Warner behind the stumps with a sharp catch. Shardul Thakur’s important wicket disrupted the flow of the game.
David Warner was playing well and had a strong partnership with Labuschagne. However, Thakur’s bowling brought the main batter of Australia Steve Smith to the crease just before the lunch break. This happened after Australia lost two wickets in the first session of the World Test Championship Final.
When Captain Rohit Sharma picked Shardul Thakur over Ravi Ashwin in the Playing XI, many people had doubts. However, Thakur proved himself once again and showed why the captain believed in him. That’s why people call him “Lord Shardul.” Shardul Thakur exactly doing what he does the best – breaking crucial partnerships.