Shardul Thakur Create History – Best bowling figures vs South Africa .
In 2nd Test India vs South Africa, Thakur created a new record of best bowling figure vs South Africa .Thakur took 7 wickets for 61 runs in 17.5 overs. It is also best bowling figures by any Indian bowler in South Africa.
Previous best figure vs South Africa was R Ashwin 7/66 at Nagpur on 25 November 2015. Shardul Thakur dismissed Dean Elgar, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne and Temba Bavuma, Marco Jansen and Lungi Ngid
In South Africa best bowling figure by India bowler was 120/7 at Cape Town 2 January 2011.
Shardul Thakur record 7/61
Best bowling figure by Indian vs South Africa
(Previous R Ashwin 7/66 at Nagpur 2015
7/61 : Best bowling figure in South Africa by Indian Bowler
(Previous Harbhajan Singh 7/120 in 2011 at Cape Town)
7/61: Best Bowling figures at Johannesburg by Indian Bowler.
(Previous 6/53 Anil Kumble in 1992)
Best Bowling Figures by Indian fast bowler vs South Africa
(Previous J Srinath 6/21 in Ahmedabad 1996)
Best Bowling Figures in South Africa by Indian Pace bowler in South Africa.
(Previous Srinath 6/76 at Port Elizabeth)
Best Bowling Figure by Indian Pace Bowler at Johannesburg.
(Previous Mohammad Shami 5/28 at Johannesburg in 2018)
Shardul Thakur has now got 9 wickets in series. He is one wicket behind Mohamamd Shami who is leading wicket takers in Indian Squad,It is first time in Shardul Career he took 5 wickets in a innings.His Previous best was 4/61.Before thsi test he played 5 tets matches and took 16 wickets in 9 innings.
Marco Jansen and Rabada has taken 10 wickets from South Africa.