IND vs ENG 3rd Test: Sarfaraz Khan benefits from KL Rahul’s injury, debut confirmed in the third test, lottery will open for another youngster

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IND vs ENG 3rd Test: Sarfaraz Khan benefits from KL Rahul’s injury, debut confirmed in the third test, lottery will open for another youngster

Sarfaraz Khan Debut, IND vs ENG 3rd Test: KL Rahul has not yet completely recovered from his injury. For this reason he will not play the third test. In his absence, Sarfaraz Khan will debut in the Rajkot Test. Sarfaraz Khan’s bat continues to speak in domestic cricket. For the last three seasons, he has been scoring runs at an average of 100 in domestic cricket.

A source associated with Team India told The Indian Express, "Sarfaraz Khan is going to debut in Rajkot Test. Because KL Rahul is out due to injury. In such a situation, it is certain that Sarfaraz will get a chance."

Sarfaraz has been working hard for the last few years. Even though the selectors chose Rajat Patidar after Virat Kohli pulled out of the first two Test matches, 26-year-old Sarfaraz had not lost hope. A day after being overlooked for the first two Tests against England, he scored 161 against the England Lions.

On being selected in the Indian Test team for the first time, Sarfaraz Khan said on BCCI TV, "If we want to play Test cricket, we will have to be patient. Many times in life we ​​hurry. I will get emotional about my wait to get into the team. My father always told me to keep working hard and you will be invincible. It is very important to have confidence and patience."

Apart from Sarfaraz Khan, wicketkeeper Dhruv Jurel can also debut in the third Test starting from February 15 in Rajkot. This 23-year-old wicketkeeper from Uttar Pradesh can be included in the playing-11 in place of KS Bharat. Bharat has failed with the bat in this series. In such a situation, the Indian team management has made up its mind to give a chance to Jurel.

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