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Sarfaraz Khan shines with 96 against England Lions, Netizens ask, ‘What more does he need to do?’

Sarfaraz Khan shines with 96 against England Lions, Netizens ask, ‘What more does he need to do?’

Sarfaraz Khan scored a brilliant 96 in the warm-up game against England Lions to grab selectors' attention.

Sarfaraz Khan continued his run-scoring spree, notching yet another brilliant knock to put India A in control in the ongoing two-day practice match against England Lions.

Sarfaraz missed out on a century as he got dismissed on 96. His quickfire innings included 11 fours and 1 six as India extended their lead to 98 runs in the game.

The Mumbai batter, who has been banging on selectors’ door since 2020, has still not found a place in the Indian Test squad.

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced squad for the first two IND vs ENG Tests on Friday. The selectors gave Dhruv Jurel his maiden call-up but Sarfaraz was ignored again.

Netizens lashed out at the board and selectors for ignoring the Mumbai batter despite his mind-boggling numbers in domestic cricket.

Talking about the match, the first day witnessed an impressive performance by Indian players. Bowlers starred as they bundled out England Lions for 233. Dan Mousley was the top scorer with 60 runs.

For India, Manav Suthar took three wickets, while Akash Deep bagged two. Vidhwat Kaverappa, Tushar Deshpande, and Pulkit Narang took one wicket each. As of the latest updates, India has scored 334 runs, losing four wickets in 66 overs, taking a lead of 98 runs.

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