In IPL8, he scored an unbeaten 45 Runs off 21 balls for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Rajasthan Royals on 29th April 2015 in Bengaluru. And today, on 12th April 2016, he has again scored 35* in just 10 balls.
Here Presenting some facts about Sarfaraz Khan:
1. Sarfaraz Khan who was born on 27th October 1997 in Mumbai shares his Birthday with Sri Lankan Cricketer Kumar Sangakkara who is exactly 20 years older than Sarfaraz.
2. Sarfaraz Khan Father Naushad Khan is well known Cricket Coach. His father Naushad Khan also trained Iqbal Abdullah , current Team mate of Sarfaraz Khan in Royal Challengers Bangalore. There was always a friendly banter between Sarfaraz Khan and Iqbal Abdullah.
3. Naushad Khan is also training his younger son Musheer Khan. Father Naushad Khan made his children to concentrate on Cricket. And Obviously they couldn’t attend their School Regurlarly. So his father appointed a Tutor to overcome this.
4. Sarfaraz Khan is a Complete Cricketer. He bats Right Handed and He can Bowl Right Arm off break. He can even Keep the Wickets when needed. He is also capable of Bowling Medium Pace.
5. Sarfaraz Khan came into Limelight in November 2009 when he was just 12 years old by scoring 439 runs of 421 balls in a Harris Shield Match for Rizvi Springfield. However that was broken later.
6. Sarfaraz Khan Proudly shows his bat Autographed by Shah Rukh Khan after scoring 439 in a Harris Shield Match.
7. At 17 years and 177 days Sarfaraz Khan became the Youngest Player to play in Indian Premier League when he made his Debut against Chennai Super Kings. He is also the Youngest Cricketer to score a 30+runs in IPL at 17 years and 184 days.
8. Sarfaraz Khan scored 211 runs at a whooping average of 70.33 in Under 19’s World Cup 2014. He was Awarded with Man of the Match Award against Pakistan where he Scored 74 runs and picked a wicket giving 10 runs in his 3 overs. He was also included in the Team of Tournament.
9. Sarfaraz Khan was once suspended by the Mumbai Cricket Association for accusations of faking his age. However these charges were dropped after he passed an advanced test.
10. The Mumbai Youngster has also faced many disciplinary issues in the past. He is said to have got into a scuffle with Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa.
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