Shardul Thakur Breaks 5 Records With His First 7-Wicket Haul in Test cricket
CAREER best record
He had never taken a seven-wicket haul before in his entire first class career, with his previous best being 6/31 in the 2016/17 Ranji Trophy while playing for Mumbai against Bengal.
best bowling figures by an Indian bowler in South Africa
Figures of 7/61 are the best bowling figures by an Indian bowler in South African pitch in Test history, going past Harbhajan Singh’s figures of 7/120.
SHARDUL THAKUR BREAKS RAVICHANDRAN ASHWIN RECORD OF NAGPUR TEST
second-fastest Indian to take a seven-wicket haul in Tests
He took only 6 matches to achieve the feat while former Indian pacer and legend Amar Singh, achieved it in just four matches.
first Indian fast bowler to take seven wickets in an innings in South Africa
Javagal Srinath held the record for the best figures by an Indian fast bowler in South Africa when he took six wickets for 76 runs in Port Elizabeth in November 2001.