Sarfaraz Khan in talks with teams for IPL 2024? The batter makes a big revelation

Sarfaraz Khan

Indian National Cricket Team’s young batsman Sarfaraz Khan has revealed whether he is in talks with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises to participate in the upcoming edition of the T20 league.

The 26-year-old batsman has represented Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) and Delhi Capitals in the cash-rich league. He has participated in 8 seasons of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has participated in 50 matches.

However, he hasn’t made the kind of impact with his performances that teams would have expected from him. The youngster has scored just 585 runs at an average of 22.50 and a strike rate of 130.58. His best score in the league has been 67, which is also the only score above 50 by him in the tournament.

Despite his disappointing IPL numbers, there were reports that he was on the radar of teams like Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) after his heroics in his first series of Tests against England National Cricket. Equipment at home.

The young batsman registered twin half-centuries in his first Test match when he scored 62 and 68* in two innings in Rajkot and played a key role in India’s crushing victory over the Three Lions. He showed great promise and played some impressive shots against the English bowlers, which could have impressed the IPL teams.

In his second Test, Sarfaraz Khan failed to impress and scored 14 and 0. However, he bounced back strongly in the fifth Test of the series and scored 56 runs in Dharamsala.

In a big IPL season, there is a chance of players getting injured – Sarfaraz Khan

Sarfaraz Khan was not picked by any franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 auction. However, he could be brought in as a replacement in case there is any injury problem in the teams.

Speaking at the India Today Conclave in New Delhi on Friday, Sarfaraz Khan spoke about his IPL chances. He said that he is working very hard and if he gets a call from any IPL franchise, he would be ready.

“In a big IPL season, there is a chance of players getting injured and you getting calls. But what I have in my hand is my hard work. I want to continue working hard. I am not part of the IPL for now, but if I get a call, I have to be ready for it. I have to continue my practice at home and also continue my red ball practice,” said Sarfaraz Khan.

During the same interaction, Sarfaraz Khan also said that he had gained a lot of followers on his official Instagram account after his debut for the Indian National Cricket Team.

“Over the last 4 years, we had between 600 and 700 thousand followers on Instagram. Suddenly, after playing for India, he has become 1.5 million. It’s good,” said Sarfaraz Khan when asked about his Instagram following before and after the Test series heroics.

Sarfaraz also admitted that he was under pressure while playing against England and revealed that he has heard about the importance of Test cricket since his childhood.

“Since my childhood, I have heard stories about the importance of Test cricket. My father kept telling me the importance of the longer format of the game. It’s not that there wasn’t pressure, I felt pressure when I played my first series,” Sa said.rfaraz said