Mumbai’s Sarfaraz Khan, who has attracted the selectors’ attention with his consistent performances in the Ranji Trophy, may be selected in the Indian team for the two-Test series against Bangladesh in November. In the final match of Ranji Trophy, Sarfaraz Khan continued his fine form and scored a century in the first innings. With a brilliant innings of 134 runs, he completed his fourth century of the season. On the basis of Sarfaraz’s innings, Mumbai managed to reach the score of 374 in the first innings.
According to the news of Times of India, Sarfaraz can be given a place in the Indian team for the Bangladesh Test series by the selectors. A BCCI source told him “It is impossible to ignore him now. His performance speaks volumes about his immense potential and is putting pressure on the Indian team. He will be certain when the selectors pick the Indian team for the Bangladesh Test series. South He did well for India A last year in Africa. He is also an excellent fielder.
In the 87-year history of Ranji Trophy, Sarfaraz Khan has become only the third player to cross the 900-run mark in two seasons. Earlier this feat was done by Ajay Sharma and Wasim Jaffer. This season he has scored more than 900 runs in 6 matches at an average of over 150.
Sarfaraz Khan’s amazing form in the Ranji Trophy can be gauged from the fact that in 34 innings this player has crossed the 100 mark 8 times in which 7 times he has managed to score more than 150.