- Sinchan Saha | June 23, 2022 | 5:38 pm
Sarfaraz Khan hit 134 off 243 to assist Mumbai with posting 374 in the first innings of Ranji Trophy last against Madhya Pradesh.
Sarfaraz Khan hit a glorious century to help the 41-time champions Mumbai cross the 350-run mark in the first innings of the Ranji Trophy 2021-22 last against Madhya Pradesh at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Thursday.
Continuing on the short-term score of 40 off 125 balls, Sarfaraz Khan arrived at the milestone with a four in the 114th over, bowled by Kumar Kartikeya, in 190 balls. The 24-year-old then, at that point, praised his win in an emotional manner.
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Sarfaraz Khan’s average of over 81 in 24 games is the highest for a batter who has scored at least 2000 runs since Don Bradman. Additionally, Sarfaraz Khan presently has the third-best average in the Ranji Trophy, behind Vijay Merchant’s 98.4 (3639 runs in 32 matches) and Sachin Tendulkar’s 87.4 (4281 runs in 38 matches).
Mumbai were dismissed for 374 runs in the primary innings. Sarfaraz Khan top-scored with 134 off 243 balls.
The right-handed player rose to noticeable quality in 2009 when he broke the record for the most noteworthy score in the Harris Shield between school competitions. Then a 12-year-old, Sarfaraz Khan scored 439 for Rizvi Springfield in an innings with the assistance of 56 fours and 12 sixes.
He was likewise a part of the Indian team that competed in the 2014 U-19 World Cup.
He has since turned into a regular in the Indian Premier League, addressing Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, and Delhi Capitals.
In 2015 he joined RCB and turned into the youngest player to play in the IPL.
He notoriously left Mumbai for Uttar Pradesh in the 2015-16 domestic season. In any case, in the end, got back to play for Mumbai in the domestic circuit.