India U-19 team made it to the final despite losing to England U-19 by eight wickets via D/L method in a rain-hit youth one-day match of the Tri-Nation series at Beckenham.
Thakor began his cricket career at Leicestershire county and represented England from the Under-15 to Under 19 level before joining Derbyshire in 2015.
With just five months to go for the U-19 World Cup in New Zealand, the India colts' impressive performance on the England tour further crystallised the fact that exciting times lie ahead for Team India's younger cohorts.
India vs England U-19 series, 1st Test: Max Hodlen, George Bartlett's tons powers visitors to 311 on Day 1
England U-19 opener Max Hodlen and one down George Bartlett struck unbeaten tons as the visitors piled up 311-1 on the first day of the Youth Test match in Nagpur against their Indian counterparts.
Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill slammed centuries as India U-19 crushed their counterparts from England by 230 runs in the fourth One-dayer to take a 3-1 lead in the five-match series in Mumbai.
Riding on an unbeaten century by opener Shubman Gill, India Under-19 hammered England U-19 by seven wickets in the third One-dayer in Mumbai and took a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.
Spinner Anukul Roy led India U-19 bowlers' splendid show as they drubbed England U-19 by 129 runs in the second one-dayer to level the five-match series 1-1, in Mumbai on Wednesday.
England Under-19 captain Matthew Fisher said on Sunday that the One-day series against their India counterparts, starting in Mumabi on Monday, would be a tough one but his team was here to win.