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Sarfaraz Khan Biography: Meet The Dazzling Young Indian Cricketer

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Sarfaraz Khan is a young right-handed attacking batsman. He plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic tournaments. He played for the India Under-19 Cricket team in the 2014 and 2016 Under 19 World Cup.

Sarfaraz Khan rose to prominence and gained huge popularity when he played along with Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, and AB De Villiers for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.

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Currently, in the IPL 2022, he is part of the DC squad

About Sarfaraz Khan

 

NameSarfaraz Naushad Khan
Age24 years
Date of Birth22 October 1997
CoachNaushad Khan
RoleBatsmen
zodiac signLibra
AchievementRepresented India in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2014 and 2016.

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At the Under-19 level, he has the record for the most number of the fifties in World Cups (7 fifties across two World Cups).

Triple century in Ranji Trophy against UP.

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439 off 421 balls in a Harris Shield game ( broke the 45-year-old record of Sachin Tendulkar)

257 against Saurashtra in Ranji Trophy.

Sarfaraz khan triple century301* (against UP)
Sarfaraz Khan Height1.65 m
Weight64 kg
Sarfaraz Khan jersey number97
SpouseUnmarried
Sarfaraz Khan brotherMusheer Khan, Moin Khan
ParentNaushad and Tabassum Khan
HometownMumbai
Sarfaraz Khan Networth10 Crores – 15 crores
ODI debutNot Yet
test debutNot Yet
IPL debutvs Chennai Super Kings at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Apr 22, 2015
t20 DebutMumbai vs Saurashtra at Mumbai – April 01, 2014
batting styleRight-hand bat
bowling styleLegbreak
team played forIndia, India U19, Mumbai, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab Kings, Eagle Thane Strikers
Sarfaraz Khan IPL TeamDelhi Capitals
Sarfaraz Khan IPL price20L
Sarfaraz Khan highest score301* (UP)
Sarfaraz Khan Double Century257 (401 b), against Saurashtra
Sarfaraz Khan controversyIn 2015, Sarfaraz made some offensive gestures to the selectors after leading Mumbai to a victory in the Under-19 championship semi-final. As a consequence, he was dropped from the team and along with Suryakumar Yadav.
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@sarfankhan97

Early Days and Domestic Career

He made 439 runs in a Harris Shield match and broke the 45-year-old record of Sachin Tendulkar for the highest score in Mumbai’s Inter-school tournament.

In the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament final match for Mumbai against Baroda, his team needed 3 runs of the last ball, and he hit a scooped six to win that match.

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Entry in Uttar Pradesh Team

In July 2015, it was announced that Sarfaraz will join Uttar Pradesh ahead of the 2015-16 domestic season as his father hails from Azamgarh.

He scored an impressive 101 from 66 balls for India in an Under-19 tournament against South Africa in 2013. Sarfaraz was Man of the Mach in a U-19 World Cup match against Pakistan where he scored 74 runs and took one wicket.

He holds the record for the most 50s in a U-19 World Cup history with 7 half-centuries.

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IPL Journey

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Last night was amazing boys played really hard #winningselfie ? @kxipofficial

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Khan was bought by the IPL team, Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2015 IPL auction for 50 lakhs. Sarfaraz became the youngest player to play in the IPL. He stole the show in an IPL 2015 match against Rajasthan Royals by scoring quick 45 runs off 21 balls in Bangalore.

In December 2018, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League.

In the mega auction of IPL 2022, he was brought by team DC for 20 L.

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Throwback 2015

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Performance

In the period between May 19, 2018, and March 25, 2019 — Sarfaraz kept his hunger alive through local tournaments such as Kanga League and DY Patil Tournament. Being in Kanga helped him stay in close proximity with his father-cum-coach, Naushad, who has been monitoring his progress. The senior Khan still plays the league in the ‘B’ division for Young Mohammedan.

Sarfaraz emerged as the top scorer in Kanga League ‘A’ Division representing Payyade Sports Club. He finished with 284 runs in four innings at an average of 71 with a strike rate of 94.04.

“Sarfaraz wanted to come back and play for Mumbai, so he had to follow the rules of the cooling-off period. Most of the games in DY Patil Tournament were coming live on Facebook and YouTube. I have never missed him in action. At times, if I thought he needed me, I would go to the venue,” Naushad told Sportstar.

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Career Statistics

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
FC172641463301*66.50201072.78441783211
List A2116632510032.5036988.07104039
T206649157816722.97577135.3503772424

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC17578534.07
List A211644.00
T20662896.75

Sarfaraz Khan Favorites

  • Favorite Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, AB De Villiers
  • Fav. Bowler: Mitchell Starc
  • Favorite Food: Mango

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Social Media

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Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it ?

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Ye dosti hum nahi todenge @mandeeps12 ? “Friends who practice together, stay together” @royalchallengersbangalore #playbold

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Gaurav Kadam
Gaurav Kadam is a young sportswriter and journalist who is a huge cricket enthusiast. He is a bibliophile and a movie and American TV series buff, who is completely addicted to Netflix. Gaurav is liberal in thoughts and agnostic in deeds.

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