In the third ODI, Shardul took the wickets of Dawid Malan, Jos Buttler, Liam Livingstone, and Adil Rashid.
Shardul Thakur put on a batting master-class to smash 92 runs off 57 balls in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy against Himachal.
The anticipation was around senior pacer Mohammed Shami's fitness and it has been learnt that he is still not 100 percent fit for the rigours of five-day games.
Shardul, who is now gearing up for the Test series against England, thanked fans for the love and support.
The first Test will be played at the M A Chidambaram stadium from February 5 and the second from February 13 at the same venue.
The legendary batsman congratulated Siraj for his feat and showered praise on Shardul saying that his performance has kept the match and more importantly the Test series alive.
India had dismissed Australia for 294 in their second innings to set themselves a target of 328 but the last session couldn't be completed as rain played spoilsport.
After capturing four and three wickets respectively in the first two sessions, Indian bowlers, led by Mohammed Siraj and Shardul Thakur, returned to pick up the remaining three wickets after tea here.
The highest fourth-innings chase at the ground is 236 by the West Indies, way back in 1951.
Remarkable fairy tail: How rookies Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar upset mighty Australia at Gabba
India lower-order batsmen Thakur and Sunder turn out to be unlikely heroes, hitting fifties to help team stay in contest on Day 3.
Sundar scored 62 off 144 balls and shared a 123-run seventh-wicket partnership with Shardul Thakur, who made 67 on the third day of the fourth Test between India and Australia at The Gabba.
The record-breaking partnership between Thakur and Sundar pulled India back in the contest against Australia at The Gabba on Sunday.
India got bowled out for 336 in reply to Australia's first innings score of 369, thus conceding a small 33-run lead on Day Three of the Test match.
Washington (62) and Shardul (67) led a splendid lower-order fightback after India were reduced to 186 for 6 in reply to Australia's 369.
Sundar and Shardul Thakur registered their half-centuries on day three of the ongoing fourth Test against Australia.