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Venkatesh Prasad Slams Selectors For Ignoring Sarfaraz Khan – It’s An Abuse To Domestic Cricket

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Venkatesh Prasad Slams Selectors For Ignoring Sarfaraz Khan

Venkatesh Prasad Slams Selectors For Ignoring Sarfaraz Khan – It’s AN Abuse To Domestic Cricket: The Mumbai batsman Sarfaraz Khan has been an absolute run machine for the domestic giants over the last few seasons.

The Indian selector keeps ignoring the batsmen for the international level. However, former Indian cricketer Venkatesh Prasad has slammed the Indian selectors for not picking Sarfaraz Khan in the squad for the Border Gavaskar Trophy.

The series will begin on 9 Feb 9 at the Vidarbha Cricket Association in Nagpur. Recently, The BCCI has announced the squad for the first two test matches of the series.

The social media continue trolling for not picking Sarfaraz Khan. Many fans slammed the Selectors for the same reason.

Sharing his thoughts on Sarfaraz Khan’s exclusion, Venkatesh Prasad expressed it is an abuse of domestic cricket. He added that the 25-year-old is fit enough to score runs and play for India. Venkatesh Prasad tweeted,

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“Not having him in the Test Team despite 3 blockbuster domestic seasons is not only unfair on Sarfaraz Khan, but it’s an abuse to domestic cricket, almost as if this platform doesn’t matter. And he is FIT to score those runs. As far as body weight goes, there are many with more kgs.”

Sarfaraz Khan responded to the Test snub with a brilliant century against Delhi on Tuesday, January 17 at the Arun Jaitely Stadium. He scored 125 runs off 155 balls to bail Mumbai out of trouble. The Ajinkya Rahane-led team reached 393 runs at the end of the first innings. This was Sarfaraz Khan’s third century of the Ranji Trophy 2022-23 season.

The 25-year-old registered scores of 5, 126, 75, 20, 162, 15, and 28* in the first five games. He has been Mumbai’s key performer in the ongoing tournament, scoring 556 runs in six matches. The right-handed batter averages 111.20. This is Sarfaraz Khan’s third consecutive season with an average of about 100.

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