Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar prolonged his help to in-form batter Sarfaraz Khan.© AFP
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar slammed the Chetan Sharma-led All India Selection Committee for ignoring batter Sarfaraz Khan, who’s going via a purple patch in home circuit. Sarfaraz smashed one more Ranji Trophy hundred for Mumbai within the first innings of the continuing Ranji Trophy recreation in opposition to Delhi. Several present and former cricketers have expressed their disappointment over Sarfaraz’s snub from the group, regardless of his wonderful type with the bat in home circuit.
Now, Gavaskar prolonged his help to the in-form batter, suggesting that the selectors ought to decide fashions if they need “slim and trim guys”.
“He shouldn’t be staying off the sphere when he’s scoring a whole bunch, he’s again on the sphere once more. All that tells you that the person is match for cricket. If you might be searching for solely slim and trim guys, then you definitely would possibly as nicely go to a vogue present and decide some fashions after which give them a bat and ball of their hand after which embrace them. You have cricketers in all styles and sizes. Don’t go by the dimensions, however go by the runs and the wickets,” Gavaskar told India Today.
Earlier, Sarfaraz had admitted he cried after not getting the nod for India’s first two Tests in opposition to Australia.
“When the group was introduced and my identify wasn’t there, I used to be unhappy the entire day, after we travelled from Guwahati to Delhi, I used to be feeling very lonely. I cried too,” he was quoted as saying by the Times of India.
The cricketer then sought assist from his dad. “I known as my dad to Delhi. He spoke to me, I practiced with him, after which felt higher,” Sarfaraz revealed.
With India scheduled to tackle Australia in a 4-match Test collection, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is predicted to announce the squad for the remaining two matches in due time
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