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Mumbai batsmen Sarfraz Khan This year’s Ranji Trophy edition shines just as it did last year when it registered another 900-run season. The 24-year-old scored a stunning century in the Ranji Trophy final, and despite looking set to win the Madhya Pradesh title, he has made a strong case for a call-up to the Indian Test squad. Former India and Mumbai batsmen Sanjay Manjrekar He said that although his aggressive and sometimes unconventional batting could raise questions about whether he would be able to achieve it at the Test level, he did so due to his excellent performance in India’s first-class competition. A national call-up is approaching.
“The way he bats, you’ll wonder if he’s the kind of Test potential player. Makes and it also comes at a very fast and tremendous strike rate, “Manjrekar said in response to an NDTV question about Sarfraz Khan during a press conference hosted by the Sony Sports Network.
“So even if you don’t have a place readily available – you want to try those responsible first, because Shriyas Iyer As a Test batsman, he has taken advantage of the opportunity by scoring runs – there is nothing wrong with bringing Sarfraz Khan closer to the Indian Test squad, “said Manjrekar.
“Because when someone performs this at the Ranji Trophy level, it’s also a message that we’re concerned about the Ranji Trophy, we’re concerned about our first-class cricket. Test level, then your Ranji Trophy level. We also raise the importance of, ”he explained.
“He deserves to be close to being selected in the Test squad, even if he is not in the playing XI,” Manjrekar concluded.
Sarfraz Khan has so far scored seven first-class centuries, and averaged more than 80 after 25 matches.
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