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Sarfaraz Khan Biography: Age, Career, IPL, Stats, Wife | All Details

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Cricketer Sarfaraz Khan is a young Indian international cricketer who represents the Indian national cricket team in Test cricket. He plays for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy. 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 in the IPL along with Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, and AB De Villiers for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. In this blog, we will look at Sarfaraz Khan’s domestic career, IPL, stats, favorites, controversies, etc.

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About Cricketer Sarfaraz Khan

Name Sarfaraz Naushad Khan
Sarfaraz Khan Age 26 years
Date of Birth 22 October 1997
Nickname India (2024-present)
Role Batsmen
Zodiac sign Libra
Achievement Represented India in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2014 and 2016.

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.

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

257 against Saurashtra in Ranji Trophy.

As a 15-year-old, he was mentioned in the prestigious Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.

Sarfaraz khan triple century 301* (against UP)
Height 1.65 m
Weight 64 kg
Jersey number 97
Spouse Unmarried
Brother Musheer Khan, Moin Khan
Parent Naushad and Tabassum Khan
Hometown Mumbai
Sarfaraz Khan Networth 6-7 crores
ODI debut Not Yet
Test debut 15 February 2024 v England
IPL debut vs Chennai Super Kings at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Apr 22, 2015
T20I Debut Not Yet
Batting style Right-Hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
Team played for India, India U19, Mumbai, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab Kings, Eagle Thane Strikers
Sarfaraz Khan IPL Team CSK (2024)
Sarfaraz Khan IPL price 20L
Sarfaraz Khan highest score 301* (UP)
Sarfaraz Khan Double Century 257 (401 b), against Saurashtra
Sarfaraz Khan controversy In 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.
Sarfaraz Khan Instagram

@sarfarazkhan97

   

Sarfaraz Khan: Early Days & Domestic Career

Sarfaraz Khan: Early Days & Domestic Career | KreedOn
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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 into Uttar Pradesh Team

In 2014, Sarfaraz started his Ranji career with Mumbai when he played against Bengal. 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.

Cricketer Sarfaraz Khan IPL Journey

Cricketer Sarfaraz Khan Ipl, Stats, Career, | KreedOn
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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.

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In December 2018, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League. In February 2022, he was bought by the Delhi Capitals in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament. 

In IPL 2024, Sarfaraz Khan might join Chennai Super Kings as Shivam Dube’s injury replacement.


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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.

Cricketer Sarfaraz Khan 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.

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“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.

International Career

In 2024, Sarfaraz Khan received his first call-up to the Indian team, stepping in due to injuries to Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul during the initial Test against England in Hyderabad.

On February 15, 2024, Sarfaraz Khan marked his international debut in the third test against England held in Rajkot. During his debut innings, Khan crafted a noteworthy 62 runs off 66 balls before being run out at the non-striker’s end following a misunderstanding with eventual centurion Ravindra Jadeja. His innings comprised 9 boundaries and a six. Khan achieved his fifty in just 48 balls, matching the record for the joint-fastest fifty by an Indian cricketer on debut, a feat previously accomplished by Hardik Pandya against Sri Lanka in 2017.

Sarfaraz Khan: Career Stats

  • Batting & Fielding Stats
FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 1 130 68* 130.00 138 94.20 0 2 15 4 0 0
FC 46 68 11 4042 301* 70.91 5688 71.06 14 13 458 77 50 0
List A 37 27 9 629 117 34.94 668 94.16 2 0 67 13 16 0
T20s 96 74 21 1188 67 22.41 926 128.29 0 3 116 33 38 0
  • Bowling Stats
FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 1
FC 46 17 412 295 5 2/32 2/48 59.00 4.29 82.4 0 0 0
List A 37 3 54 56 1 1/17 1/17 56.00 6.22 54.0 0 0 0
T20s 96 2 8 9 0 6.75 0 0 0

Sarfaraz Khan IPL Stats

  • Batting & Fielding Stats
YEAR MAT NO RUNS HS AVG BF SR 100 50 4S 6S CT ST
Career 50 11 585 67 22.50 448 130.58 0 1 63 14 8 0
2023 4 0 53 30 13.25 62 85.48 0 0 4 1 2 0
2022 6 2 91 36* 30.33 67 135.82 0 0 9 2 2 0
2021 2 0 0 0* 0.00 4 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 5 1 33 14* 16.50 29 113.79 0 0 5 0 2 0
2019 8 1 180 67 45.00 143 125.87 0 1 19 4 0 0
2018 7 1 51 22* 10.20 41 124.39 0 0 7 1 2 0
2016 5 2 66 35* 33.00 31 212.90 0 0 7 4 0 0
2015 13 4 111 45* 27.75 71 156.33 0 0 12 2 0 0

Sarfaraz Khan Favorites

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

Cricketer Sarfaraz Khan Wife

Indian Cricketer Sarfaraz Khan Marries Kashmiri Girl - KreedOn
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Sarfaraz Khan and Romana Zahoor exchanged vows on August 6, 2023. Romana Zahoor, hailing from the Shopian District of Jammu and Kashmir, became his spouse.


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Sarfaraz Khan Social Media

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FAQ’s

What is the highest score of Sarfaraz Khan in IPL?

Cricketer Sarfaraz Khan has the highest score of 67 runs in the IPL.

What is the age of Sarfaraz Khan?

Sarfaraz Khan was born on 22 October 1997, and currently he is 26 years old.

Is cricketer Sarfaraz Khan married?

Khan tied the knot with Romana Zahoor on August 6, 2023. Romana Zahoor hails from the Shopian District of Jammu and Kashmir.

Who is the brother of Sarfaraz Khan?

Musheer Khan and Moin Khan are the brothers of Sarfaraz Khan.

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Gaurav Kadam
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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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