IND vs SA intra-squad match Highlights: Ahead of the two-match Test series between India and South Africa, starting from December 26, Team India is focused on securing their maiden Test series victory in South Africa, following the T20I and ODI battles between the two sides.
In preparation for the upcoming Test series, the Indian cricket team engaged in a practice Test match against India A in Pretoria, offering players a chance to hone their skills. One of the standout performers from this practice game was Sarfaraz Khan, who showcased an outstanding innings, including a splendid century. Sarfaraz’s explosive batting has caught attention, fueling speculation about his potential inclusion in the squad for the upcoming Tests.
Sarfaraz Khan’s batting video went viral on social media, displaying his exceptional performance against bowlers like Ravindra Jadeja and Harshit Rana. Despite consistently excelling in domestic cricket, Sarfaraz has been eagerly waiting for an opportunity to represent the Indian national team. Notably, Sarfaraz Khan’s recent accomplishments include accumulating 556 runs in six games during the 2022-23 Ranji Trophy at an impressive average of 92.66, featuring three centuries. In the previous Ranji Trophy season (2021-22), he amassed 982 runs with a staggering average of 122.75.
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Alongside Sarfaraz, rising talents such as Shubman Gill and Yashasvi Jaiswal also displayed their skills, with Gill scoring a century and Jaiswal contributing with a well-crafted half-century. The leadership role for the team has been entrusted to Rohit Sharma, indicating the team’s confidence in his leadership qualities.
India’s Test squad for the South Africa series comprises a blend of experienced players like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, along with promising youngsters. While Rohit Sharma captains the side, Virat Kohli’s seasoned experience will be a significant asset. The potential inclusion of Sarfaraz Khan in the squad has sparked conversations due to his exceptional recent form in domestic cricket.