Anand Mahindra gifts all-new Thar SUVs to 6 young Indian cricketers

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Anand Mahindra, the bossman of Mahindra and Mahindra has announced that he will gift six Mahindra Thar SUVs to the debutants in the Indian cricket team. The recently concluded India-Australia test series is currently a hot topic and every cricket lover around the world is talking about it. India won the last test match of the tournament to clinch the series with a steller performance. Ridden with injuries, the team playing the last test match had as many as six debutants. Anand Mahindra applauded the performance made by them and announced that each debutant will receive a brand-new Mahindra Thar.

He used Twitter to announce the gift and also applauded the players in the recent historic win. Shardul Thakur, who also made his debut in the series but got injured did not play in the last game. However, Anand Mahindra has included him in the list of the debutants who will receive the all-new Thar.

Showing his excitement, Anand Mahindra used Twitter to say that the gift is to exhort young people and to make people believe in themselves. Other than Shradhul Thakur, the other players who receive the all-new Thar include Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Mohammad Siraj, T Natarajan and Shubman Gill. With the last test match win, India won the series 2-1. The last test match became extremely exciting and even without the Indian cricket team’s captain – Virat Kohli, the team won the last match.

The tour of Australia comprised of various forms of games. In the test series both the team played four tests and many players were not playing due to injuries and unavailability. With the new players, the team won the series by 2-1. In the tour of Australia, Hyderabad debutant Mohammad Siraj became the leading wicket-taker for India and earned 13 wickets in three matches. Shardhul and Washington played key roles in batting and bowling in the final test match in Gabba. This is the first time that an away team won at the Gabba, Brisbane after 32 years. In the last atch, Natarajan picked three wickets for 78 runs in the first innings, helping the team to achieve some exceptional results.

2020 Mahindra Thar

Mahindra launched the all-new Thar in the Indian market last year and it became an instant hit. Due to the exceptional popularity of the all-new Thar, there is a massive waiting period on the vehicle. In some cities, the waiting period of the Thar extends to months.

The all-new Thar is available broadly in two trims – AX and LX. The AX is focussed on the off-roading while the LX version is the more luxurious version that is focussed at the customers who want to enjoy city and highway roads as well as do off-roading. All the variants of the Mahindra Thar are available with 4X4 drive layout.

The SUV is available with three roof top options. There is a hard top, a soft roof top and a convertible soft top. The cabin also gets a slew of new additions like front-facing rear seats, a touchscreen infotainment system, ABS, airbags, and two airbags, cruise control, traction control, VSM and more. Mahindra Thar is the first off-road vehicle in India that has scored 4-star safety rating.