Indian cricketers T Natarajan and Shardul Thakur, who impressed industrialist Anand Mahindra with their performance, received the Thar SUV. Thanking the businessman and cricket lover for recognising his journey, Natarajan sent back his signed Gabba Test jersey as a gesture. While Shardul also thanked Mahindra for his appreciation. Mahindra had said he wanted to gift the SUVs to Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Shubman Gill, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, and Natarajan for their inspiring performances during India’s 2-1 series win.
Receiving the SUV, Natarajan shared pictures and penned down a note saying, “As I drive the beautiful Mahindra Thar home today, I feel immense gratitude towards Shri @anandmahindra for recognising my journey & for his appreciation. I trust sir, that given your love for cricket, you will find this signed shirt of mine from the Gabba Test meaningful.”