Shardul Thakur Net Worth 2022: Income, Endorsements, Cars, Wages, Property, Affairs, Family


What is Shardul Thakur’s net worth?

NameShardul Thakur
Age30 Years 
Net WorthINR 30 Crores
Source of Incomes Cricket, Endorsements
Last UpdatedFebruary 2022

Shardul Thakur is now a household name in India and one of the most improved cricketers in world cricket in the last 2 years. Better known as “Lord Thakur” is now the heartbeat of Indian cricket and the biggest content for netizens. The Maharashtra-born lad has surprised everyone with his career growth with so many punches above weight which has led to taking him from a decent domestic bowler to one of the most fearsome bowling all-rounders around the world.

Like most cricketers, Thakur’s journey started in the streets and Thakur was initially a pure batsman who could bowl some overs. He was very popular in his area because of his achievement of 6 sixes in an inter-school tournament which made Thakur take cricket full-time.

He was a fan of the great Sachin Tendulkar and like most Indians, he wanted to be a batsman. However, due to big competition in batting, Shardul started bowling medium pace to give himself an edge but he never knew that he would end up taking fast bowling as a career. Shardul is having some dream time at the moment and the next couple of years are going to be his peak years. In this article, we take you through Shardul Thakur’s journey from rags to riches.

Shardul Thakur Net Worth

Shardul Thakur made his mark in the Indian domestic circuit in 2014 but it took 5 years to establish himself in IPL and international cricket. He is now a man in demand and recently clinched a mega-contract of more than 10 Crores in IPL. Due to his popularity in the social media world also, his net worth is taking big steps. His current net worth is estimated to be around 30 Crores.

Personal life and Info: Shardul Thakur Age, Height 

Full nameShardul Narendra Thakur 
Date of Birth 16th October 1991
Birth PlacePalghar, Maharashtra 
Father Narendra Thakur
Mother Hansa Thakur
WifeMittali Parulkar
Shardul Thakur Height 5’8
Shardul Thakur Weight 69
Domestic Cricket debut2012 for Mumbai 
Test Debut 12 October 2018 v West Indies
Odi Debut 31 August 2017 v Sri Lanka
T20 Debut 21 February 2018 v South Africa
IPL Debut01 May 2015 v Delhi Daredevils 
Shirt Number#54
RoleBowling All-rounder
TrademarkStraight Drive

IPL Career

Shardul Thakur’s breakthrough domestic season came in 2014 and Kings XI Punjab were the first to identify his talent. Punjab bought him at a base price of 20 Lakhs and spent 3 seasons on the bench. He only played one game for them from 2014 to 2016. In 2017, Rising Pune Supergiants came to rescue his IPL career and snapped him in pre IPL transfer window.

He impressed in 2017 under MS Dhoni’s eyes and in 2018, Dhoni bought him for CSK. His career took a 360-degree turn and not only he manage to break into the Indian lineup but is a crucial member of the Indian team in all formats. Due to his incredible talent and hard work, he finally got a contract of 10.75 Crores at the 2022 auctions from Delhi Capitals.

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IPL Salary

YearSalary (INR)
201420 Lakhs 
201520 Lakhs 
201620 Lakhs
201720 Lakhs
20182.6 Crores 
20192.6 Crores 
20202.6 Crores 
20212.6 Crores 
202210.75 Crores 

Domestic Cricket 

Shardul Thakur is one of few cricketers in India who is a product of domestic cricket and doesn’t come under the IPL Talent Production factory. He has been the star performer for Mumbai in domestic cricket since his debut in 2012. He still plays games for Mumbai when he is off-duty.

FormatMatch Fees Per Match (INR)
Ranji Trophy1.4 Lakh
Vijay Hazare Trophy35,000
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy17,500

* Players who are not part of playing XI and on Bench earns 50% of match fees

* Players also receives 1,000 as daily allowance

* BCCI has recently announced changes to the pay scale on the basis of player experience.


Shardul Thakur has made a name for himself in all formats for India in the last few years and due to his impressive international performances, he has been given an improved central contract year after year. He currently comes in the B Grade category along with the likes of Mayank Agarwal and earns INR 3 Crores as a retainers fee. His per match earnings is as follows.

Test Matches 15 Lakh INR
One Day International (ODI)6 Lakh INR
T20s3 Lakh INR

*Match fees are split 50/50 between players who are not in the starting XI and those who are.

Shardul Thakur’s Brand Endorsements

Shardul Thakur’s cricket field success has contributed towards his commercial world success. He is still a rookie to the endorsement world but is starting to notch big heavy contracts from brands. Thakur is associated with many big brands and earns more than crores through it. His some of his current brand endorsements are

  • Tata Power
  • Gillette 
  • Blitzpools
  • SS sports

Shardul Thakur Car collection 

Shardul Thakur’s aggressive cricket persona makes people think that he must be a fan of high-end cars and extravagant lifestyles but he is totally opposite to that. He doesn’t own any luxurious cars and the most expensive car in his collection is Thar which Mahindra awarded him after he helped India clinch a famous Gabba victory in 2021.

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Shardul Thakur Social Media Appearance

Shardul Thakur’s rise to fame is not only because of his cricketing performance but due to social media as well. The famous Nickname “Lord Thakur” was given by netizens and it is now a trend. He is himself a very funny character and is often caught doing very funny things in comment sections of his teammates.

Social Media PlatformFollowers
Instagram1.2 Million followers 
Twitter 513k followers 

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Shardul Thakur House

Shardul Thakur hails from a typical Maharashtrian background and comes from Palghar, Maharashtra. However, he spent most of his teenage and adulthood in Mumbai due to his career. He still lives in Palghar where he owns a luxurious farmhouse. Interestingly, he is now set to move to Mumbai with his wife in near future according to reports.

Shardul Thakur Favorite Things: Hobbies, Friends, etc

Best Friend Rohit Sharma
Nickname Beefy, Lord Thakur 
Favorite Actor Salman Khan
Favorite Actress Katrina Kaif
Favorite SingerArijit Singh 
Favorite Social media platformInstagram 
Favorite foodSea food
Favorite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar 
Favorite SportspersonLionel Messi 
Favorite CoachRavi Shastri 
Hobbies Traveling, Movie 
Favorite StadiumPune

Affairs and Marriage

Shardul Thakur has a big fan following because of his very attractive funny character but in 2022, he shocked many hearts after he announced the news about his marriage to Mittali Parulkar. Mittali and Shardul were reportedly in a very long relationship and met in Mumbai. They tied knot in a closed Maharashtrian ceremony which even the media didn’t even know.

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Stats of Shardul Thakur career

FormatMatchesWickets AverageRuns

Shardul Thakur Controversies

Shardul Thakur has been a very clean cricketer throughout his career and never made headlines for any bad reasons but during his debut match only, he was involved in a controversy. During his debut match in 2017 against Srilanka, Thakur wore the number 10 jersey and became the second only cricketer after the great Sachin Tendulkar to wear it. After huge backlash from social media, Thakur changed his number to 54 and the BCCI also retired the number 10 jersey.

Unknown Facts of Shardul Thakur

  • Shardul Thakur once hit consecutive 6 sixes in an school competition 
  • He wanted to become a batsman 
  • Kings XI Punjab was his first IPL team.
  • Shardul doesn’t like Lord Thakur Nickname 
  • He is the only Indian cricketer to wear the number 10 jersey after Sachin Tendulkar.
  • Shardul Thakur’s Idol is Sachin Tendulkar
  • Shardul used to travel 87 KM daily from Palghar to Mumbai daily in train for practice.

FAQs about Shardul Thakur

Q. What is Shardul Thakur’s age?


Q. What is Shardul Thakur’s nickname?

Lord Thakur

Q. Is Shardul Thakur married?

Mittali Parulkar

Q. Which was Shardul Thakur’s first IPL team?

Kings XI Punjab 

Q. Who is Shardul Thakur’s wife?

Mittali Parulkar

Q. Is Shardul Thakur from Mumbai?


Q. Who gave “Lord Thakur” Nickname?

Lord Thakur’s nickname sparked from social media where memers posted some memes with the name “Lord Thakur” which went viral.

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