Shardul Thakur scored an amazing of 60 runs off 72 balls during the ongoing 2nd innings of the 4th test match amongst India versus England. Backing his stunning batting display, of raining fours and sixes, ‘Lord’ Shardul Thakur memes are trending on social media. The fan have gifted him the name ‘Lord’ for his amazing performances over time.
The century-run partnership for 7th wicket between Thakur and Rishabh Pant has driven India to a 346 run lead with only two wickets left. Thakur got dismissed for 60 runs by Joe Root and Pant knocked down to Moeen Ali for a 50.
Cricket fans on social media expressed their appreciation for Thakur and flooded social media with ‘Lord’ memes celebrating the cricketer on twitter.
Shardul Thakur is quite well aware that his fans call him ‘Lord’. BCCI shared a video on 3rd September where Thakur says, “Lord is a meme started on Social Media, But yeah, pretty happy about getting them from my teammates and fans, from everyone that I'm getting called a certain nickname. So, yeah, very happy about it.”
This is what twitter has to say:
Lord Shardul Thakur is dismissed for 60. But man that was a terrific innings to watch. Some of his shots ???? how good! #ENGvIND— Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) September 5, 2021
Those Shardul Thakur drives and punches! ????— Sony Sports (@SonySportsIndia) September 5, 2021
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???? Sony SIX, Sony TEN 3, Sony TEN 4#BackOurBoys #SirfSonyPeDikhega #ShardulThakur #Thakur #INDvENG #TheOval pic.twitter.com/Xu4yi05Vve