Sarfaraz Khan IND vs ENG: India has announced the team for the last three matches of the Test series against England. Sarfaraz Khan has also been included in this. He was a part of the team in the last match also. But did not get a chance to join the playing eleven. Sarfaraz is in form. But he remained on the bench in the last match. However, now he can make a place in the playing eleven in Rajkot Test. Sarfaraz is a good middle order batsman. He has performed amazingly in domestic matches.
Scored a century against England Lions –
Sarfaraz was included in India A for the series played against England Lions. During this he gave a strong performance. Sarfaraz scored a century in the match played in Ahmedabad. He played an innings of 161 runs. Earlier, he had scored two half-centuries against the same team. Sarfaraz had scored 96 runs in a match. Scored 55 runs in the next match.
Why is Sarfaraz fit in the middle order?
If we look at Sarfaraz’s middle order performance, it has been excellent. He has scored a lot of runs while batting at number 4 and number 6. Sarfaraz has played 7 matches batting at number 4. During this period, 402 runs have been scored with the help of 5 half-centuries. While batting at number 6, he has played 13 matches and scored 472 runs. Sarfaraz has also scored one century and three half-centuries during this period. Batting at number 5, he has played 8 matches and scored 140 runs.
Along with first class, he has shown amazing performance in T20 matches too –
Sarfaraz Khan has been perfect in every format. He has scored 3912 runs in 45 first class matches. During this period he has also scored a triple century. Sarfaraz has scored 14 centuries and 11 half-centuries in this format. His best score has been 301 runs unbeaten. Sarfaraz has scored 1188 runs in 96 T20 matches. During this period he has scored 3 half-centuries. He has scored 629 runs in 37 List A matches. He has scored 2 centuries in this format.
Why do you fit in Team India?
Sarfaraz is fit in the Indian team. If he gets a chance, he can do wonders in the middle order. India had to face defeat in the first match of the Test series against England. In the second match, the Indian team registered victory. India’s middle order could not do anything special in both the matches. Shreyas Iyer flopped miserably. Now he is out of the team also. Therefore, in such a situation, Sarfaraz is a good option for India.