WTC Final: Sourav Ganguly praises Shardul Thakur’s impressive batting performance

Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly commended Shardul Thakur for his exceptional half-century in the ongoing ICC World Test Championship (WTC) Final against Australia at The Oval. Ganguly acknowledged Thakur’s significant contribution in stabilizing India’s innings.

During the crucial match, Thakur showcased his batting prowess by scoring his third consecutive fifty at the venue. His resilient performance played a pivotal role in steadying India’s position on the field.


Ganguly highlighted Thakur’s ability to demonstrate that applying oneself and a bit of luck can lead to success on the challenging pitch. The former captain credited both Ajinkya Rahane and Shardul Thakur for their outstanding performances, which have contributed to India’s fightback in the match.

Rahane’s sensational comeback after an 18-month absence was particularly noteworthy. His remarkable knock of 89 runs off 129 balls showcased his talent and determination, helping India narrow the gap with Australia’s score and avoid the follow-on. Rahane’s exceptional display of batting skills against formidable bowlers such as Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, and Scott Boland proved his mettle on the grand stage.