Sarfaraz Khan’s 48-ball fifty on Test Debut

Sarfaraz Khan

The 26-year-old batsman from Mumbai, Sarfaraz Khan, has scored a fifty in 48 balls during his first Test match. He has made a record by equalizing to Hardik Pandya’s joint-fastest fifty of an Indian batsman since World War II. Although it was Sarfaraz’s outstanding performance that took India across the 300-run mark, he became the talk of the town leading the commentators and experts to astound.


  • Sarfaraz Khan Hits fifty off 48 balls, hits 7 boundaries and 1 six.
  • Sarfaraz Khan equalled the record of 50 runs off 48 balls with Hardik Pandya.
  • Emotional intensity grew with Sarfaraz’s father in the stands shedding tears of joy.

Day 1 Rajkot – IND vs ENG 3rd Test

Sarfaraz Khan scored a fifty off 48 balls in the 3rd Test against England on Day 1 in Rajkot. He hit seven fours and one six to reach the fifty. He was not afraid to push boundaries against a tough team like England. He overcame the pace of right-arm fast bowler Mark Wood and chose his power, accuracy and timing to confuse the English players.

The playing style of Sarfaraz was not just fast but also precise and cautious. He showed no hurries in settling and getting his feet on the ground despite Mark Wood’s provoking. He did well against the spinners and smashed them from left and right. The powerful innings played by the youngster will prove to be the beginning of a new cricket era in India.

Tears of Joy

Sarfaraz has been a consistent domestic player and this debut has fixed his entry in International matches. He has showcased his brilliance, skills and patience. Sarfaraz’s father Naushad Khan experienced tears of joy and pride as he saw his son achieving his dream. Sarfaraz Khan received his Test Cap from Anil Kumble, a former legendary test player who holds many records.

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