India all-rounder Shardul Thakur got engaged with his long-time girlfriend Mittali Parulkar on Monday in a private ceremony. The engagement function took place at the Mumbai Cricket Association’s facility in Bandra Kurla Complex.
Thakur, 30, has been currently rested from the ongoing red-ball home series between India and New Zealand. Notably, he was a member of the side that played the recently-concluded 2021 ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE. He had come in the squad as a last-minute replacement for Axar Patel.
The news of Shardul’s engagement was already out in the morning as quoted by a source in The Times of India. The report confirmed that the couple will tie the knot after the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia next year.
“There is a small engagement function at the Mumbai Cricket Association’s facility in BKC on Monday, for which he has invited 75-odd guests-mostly close friends and family members. The wedding is likely to take place after the T20 World Cup in Australia next year,” a source was quoted as saying by TOI.
Here’s an adorable video of the couple from their engagement ceremony:
Twitter reactions on Shrdul Thakur’s big day in life
Soon after the news of Shardul-Mittali’s engagement came out, the netizens were quick to congratulate them. Here are some of the top tweets: