Sarfaraz Khan vs Ruturaj Gaikwad: The Indian team will play a 2-Test series against the West Indies. Apart from this, a series of ODI and T20 matches will be played between India and West Indies. However, the names of the players of Team India have been announced for the West Indies tour. Apart from senior players, many young faces have found a place in Rohit Sharma-led Team India, but after this team selection, the name of young batsman Sarfaraz Khan is in constant discussions.
What do Sarfaraz Khan’s figures say?
Sarfaraz Khan has not been selected in Team India for West Indies tour of India. However, this player has performed brilliantly in domestic cricket. It was believed that Sarfaraz Khan could get a place in Team India for India’s tour of West Indies, but this young Mumbai batsman had to be disappointed. Statistics show that after the year 2019 in Ranji Trophy, Sarfaraz Khan has scored runs at an average of 80.86. At the same time, Rituraj Gaikwad, part of Team India for the West Indies tour, has scored runs at an average of 56.72.
How was Sarfaraz Khan’s performance in Ranji Trophy 2023 season?
However, Rituraj Gaikwad’s performance in IPL has been commendable. However, social media fans are continuously giving their feedback on non-selection of Sarfaraz Khan. Statistics show that Sarfaraz Khan scored 556 runs in 9 innings of Ranji Trophy 2023 season. Sarfaraz Khan’s average this season was 92.66. While this young batsman scored runs at a strike rate of 72.49. Apart from this, Sarfaraz Khan crossed the century mark 3 times.
Team India for ODI series against West Indies
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Rituraj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Surya Kumar Yadav, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja, Akshar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal , Kuldeep Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammad Siraj, Umran Malik and Mukesh Kumar.
Team India for Test series against West Indies
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Rituraj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Akshar Patel, Mo. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat and Navdeep Saini
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