New Delhi. After Sarfaraz Khan, his younger brother Musheer Khan has also scored runs with the bat. In a match of CK Naidu Trophy, he scored 339 against Hyderabad while playing for Mumbai. Sarfaraz Khan is scoring runs with the bat in the third consecutive season of Ranji Trophy. He has scored 3 centuries so far. Musheer also made his first class debut from the current season, but his performance was nothing special. After this he was dropped from the team. Now 17-year-old Mushir not only scored a triple century, but also took the team’s score beyond 700 runs.
Mumbai and Hyderabad are face to face in a match of the Under-25 tournament. In the match that started on January 22, Mumbai won the toss and decided to bat. Mushir Khan landed as an opener. He played a blistering inning of 339 runs off 367 balls. Hit 34 fours and 9 sixes. Means 190 runs were scored only by boundaries. The strike rate was 92. Apart from this, Captain Arthav also scored 214 runs. The team declared the first innings by scoring 704 runs for 8 wickets in 138 overs. In response, Hyderabad had scored 122 runs for 3 wickets.
Not a single half century in 5 innings
Mushir Khan got a chance to make his Ranji Trophy debut against Saurashtra, but he could not perform anything special in both the innings. He scored 12 runs in the first innings and 23 runs in the second innings. After this he scored 42 against Assam while 14 and 5 against Delhi. He has been able to score only 96 runs in 5 innings of 3 matches at an average of 19. 42 runs has been the best performance. This left arm spinner has also taken 2 wickets. Now Mushir has once again presented his claim by scoring a triple century.
Talking about the first class career of 25-year-old Sarfaraz Khan, he has scored 3505 runs in 37 matches at an average of 80. Has hit 13 centuries and 9 half-centuries. 301 not out is the best performance.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 23, 2023, 17:03 IST