Another young talented batsman from Mumbai has scored a double century in the Ranji Trophy. Mumbai’s right-handed middle-order batsman Sarfaraz Khan has hit a double century in a Ranji Trophy match. This is Sarfaraz Khan’s first double century in first-class cricket. Sarfaraz has played these amazing innings against Uttar Pradesh team at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium and saved his team from defeat.
Young batsman Sarfaraz Khan scored the first double century of his first-class career with the help of 23 fours and 6 sixes in 280 balls. This second double century in this match. Earlier in the first innings, UP team’s middle-order batsman Upendra Yadav had a double century. In 239 balls, Upendra Yadav scored an unbeaten 203 against Mumbai with the help of 27 fours and 3 sixes.
Earlier, Prithvi Shaw also scored a double century, playing against Baroda this season. Prithvi had scored his double century on just 175 balls. Prithvi is currently in New Zealand and is playing for India A, due to which he is not part of the Mumbai Ranji team.
At the age of 17, 22-year-old Sarfaraz Khan made his debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Chennai Super Kings for the team of Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2015. Sarfaraz Khan has played 33 IPL matches from 2015 to 2019. Due to the batting of the middle order, he has got the opportunity to bat in only 23 innings, in which he has scored 408 runs. It also includes a half-century.