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Brothers in Arms: Sarfaraz Khan’s advice fuels Musheer’s maiden Ranji ton

Brothers in Arms: Sarfaraz Khan’s advice fuels Musheer’s maiden Ranji ton

The Khan brothers are on a journey together, inspiring each other and pushing each other to greater heights. Their story is a testament to the power of hard work, dedication, and the unwavering support of family.

Musheer Khan, the younger brother of rising India Test star Sarfaraz Khan, has announced himself on the big stage with a match-defining century in just his third Ranji Trophy 2024 game. His unbeaten 128 for Mumbai against Baroda rescued them from a precarious position and put them in a strong position to win the quarter-final.

But behind this success story lies a strong bond of brotherhood and valuable advice from Sarfaraz himself.

From U19 Glory to Ranji Heroics:

Fresh off two centuries in the Under-19 World Cup, Musheer Khan was facing a new challenge – domestic cricket. It was then that Sarfaraz Khan, currently playing the fourth Test in Ranchi, offered some words of wisdom:

Bhai just said acha kiya hai ab tak par real cricket ab shuru hone wala hai. Taiyaar hona uske liye. (You’ve done well so far, but the real cricket starts now. Be ready for it. Just stay at the wicket and runs will come.)”

These words resonated with Musheer, who took his brother’s advice to heart. He dug deep, resisted the urge to play rash shots, and patiently built his innings. The result? A match-saving century that showcased his temperament and skill.

Shared Journey: Musheer Khan and Sarfaraz Khan

Both Musheer Khan and Sarfaraz Khan have followed similar paths. Early mornings, rigorous training sessions, and unwavering dedication have been their hallmarks. Their father and coach, Naushad Khan, has played a crucial role in their development, using the same tried-and-tested methods for both brothers.

But Musheer is aware of his brother’s struggles. Despite piling on runs domestically, Sarfaraz had to wait years for his Test debut. This has instilled a sense of determination in Musheer, who doesn’t want to take anything for granted.

Rising Stars:

With his century, Musheer Khan has marked himself as a talent to watch. He has shown that he can handle pressure and deliver when it matters most. His success, coupled with Sarfaraz Khan growing stature in Test cricket, paints a promising picture for the future of Indian cricket.

The Khan brothers are on a journey together, inspiring each other and pushing each other to greater heights. Their story is a testament to the power of hard work, dedication, and the unwavering support of family. And as they continue to chase their dreams, one thing is certain – Indian cricket is in good hands.

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