Sarfaraz Khan is a first-class Indian cricketer. He plays for his home team Mumbai. He bats with the right hand and bowls the leg break with the right hand.
He came into the public eye when he broke the 45-year-old record set by Sachin Tendulkar when he scored 439 runs in 421 balls in the 2009 Harris Shield tournament.
He became the second-highest run-scorer in the 2016 Under-19 World Cup.
Sarfaraz Khan Birth & Early Life
He was born on 22nd October 1997 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His father is Naushad Khan who also used to play cricket during his time. His mother is Tabassum Khan.
Sarfaraz has two brothers Musheer Khan and Moin Khan, both of them are also adept at playing cricket like Sarfaraz.
His dream was to play for the India team, he made his Ranji Trophy debut for Mumbai.
Musheer has been the captain of the Mumbai Under-16 team. He spent more time on cricket than studies, if anything comes first in his life then it is cricket.
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Sarfaraz Khan Career
He has been associated with cricket since childhood. His father was also a cricketer, but he never played for India.
Sarfaraz’s dream was to fulfill his father’s dream and join the Indian cricket team. He spends most of his time practicing cricket at Azad Maidan.
Happiness came into Sarfaraz’s life when he played a stunning inning in the 2014 In-19 Cricket World Cup.
He has played 22 matches in first-class cricket, in which he has scored 2,099 runs with 6 centuries and 6 half-centuries, but in bowling, he got a chance to bowl 150 balls but he could not take a single wicket.
He has got a chance to play 21 matches in List-A, in which he has scored 325 runs with 1 century. He has scored 862 runs in 73 matches in T20 with 3 half-centuries.
He started his professional IPL career in the year 2015 with Royal Challengers Bangalore at the age of 17.
He was included in his team by Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL from the year 2015 to 2017 for 50 lakhs, he suffered an injury during the 2017 IPL, due to which he could not play a single match.
In the year 2018, he had to pay 3 crores to Royal Challengers Bangalore to include Sarfaraz in his team.
From IPL 2019 to 2021, he was included in his team by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 2.5 Crore.
In the IPL of 2022, He has been added by Delhi Capitals with his team at a base price of 20 lakhs.
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Some Unknown Facts About Sarfaraz Khan
- He was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- He was so lost in playing cricket that he did not go to school for 4 years.
- He is particular about his fitness and starts the day with a proper workout plan.
- His father was the first coach for him and wanted Sarfaraz to play for the Indian team.