File photograph of Sarfaraz Khan© X (previously Twitter)
Sarfaraz Khan was lastly rewarded for his sensible run of kind in home cricket as he was included in India’s squad for the second Take a look at match towards England beginning February 2. The choice was taken following the accidents suffered by Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul which dominated them out of the match. Within the latest previous, Sarfaraz has been phenomenal for Mumbai within the home circuit and he has additionally excelled whereas representing India ‘A’. Sarfaraz’s father Naushad Khan took to social media to specific his emotions after the Take a look at call-up and thanked the selectors and followers for exhibiting their assist.
“You all know that Sarfaraz acquired his maiden Take a look at call-up right this moment. I need to thank everybody, particularly Mumbai Cricket Affiliation the place he grew up. Additionally, the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) the place he acquired expertise, BCCI and the selectors for trusting in him, and all his followers who prayed for him and supported him,” he says within the video.
“All of us hope that he performs effectively for the nation and contributes to the group’s win,” he added.
Rohit Sharma’s India misplaced the nail-biting first Take a look at by 28 runs in Hyderabad on Sunday after being forward within the match for many of the opening three days.
India is because of play England within the second of the five-match sequence in Visakhapatnam beginning Friday.
Sarfaraz Khan, Saurabh Kumar and Washington Sundar have been added to India’s squad, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) mentioned in a press release.
“Jadeja sustained a hamstring damage throughout play on Day 4 of the primary Take a look at in Hyderabad whereas Rahul complained of a proper quadriceps ache,” the BCCI mentioned.
The BCCI mentioned its medics are “monitoring the progress of the duo”.
(With AFP inputs)
Subjects talked about on this article