Sarfaraz Khan

Sarfaraz Khan has been a rage in the Indian domestic circuit for the past 3 seasons. He has been dominating the domestic circuit. His domestic career began with Mumbai, after which he represented his native state of Uttar Pradesh for a few seasons in the Ranji Trophy. But since his comeback to the Mumbai team, he has done what the Mumbai batters are best known for: scoring big runs. But after the new selection panel chose Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan over him, he was very disheartened. He has scored 2441 runs in the past 3 Ranji seasons at an average of 80.05! Here is a quick look at the same: 

Sarfaraz Khan Sends Strong Statement After Another 100: 

Sarfaraz Khan
IMG SRC: Ranji Trophy

After the Indian cricket team was announced for the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2023, and Sarfaraz Khan was not picked, Mumbai was supposed to play against Delhi. In that very game, Sarfaraz Khan scored another ton. He took the Mumbai Cricket Association team to a respectable 293 runs in the first innings. He scored 125 runs off 155 balls. Here is a look at a few of his scores in the past two years: 

Runs Scored Off Balls Match 
125 155 Mumbai VS Delhi Ranji Trophy 2022-2023 
162 220 Mumbai VS Tamil Nadu Ranji Trophy 2022-2023 
126 161 Mumbai VS Hyderabad Ranji Trophy 2022-2023 
117 94 Mumbai VS Railways Ranji Trophy 2022-2023 
301 391 Mumbai VS UP Ranji Trophy 2019-2020 
226 213 Mumbai VS Himachal Pradesh Ranji Trophy 2019-2020 
177 210 Mumbai VS Madhya Pradesh Raji Trophy 2021-2022 
275 401 Mumbai VS Saurashtra Ranji Trophy 2021-2022 
165 181 Mumbai VS Odisha Ranji Trophy 2021-2022 
153 205 Mumbai VS Uttarakhand Ranji Trophy 2022-2023 

Venkatesh Prasad Slams Selectors After Not Picking Sarfaraz: 

Venkatesh Prasad slammed the selection panel that is headed by Chetan Sharma after they chose to pick Suryakumar Yadav over Sarfaraz Khan. He said, “There are many with more kgs.” This was suggesting that Sarfaraz might be a little overweight or may appear unfit but if he is fit enough to score a ton of runs every Ranji season, fitness should never be the reason for not picking him.  

Sarfaraz Khan Breaks Record of Highest Average: 

Player Matches Runs Average 
Sir Don Bradman 234 28067 95.4 
Sarfaraz Khan 25 2485 82.83 
Vijay Merchant 150 13470 71.84 
GA Headley 103 9921 69.84 
Bahir Shah 29 2554 69.02 

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