Former opener Wasim Jaffer has said that he has excessive hopes for Sarfaraz Khan within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 version. In keeping with Jaffer, Sarfaraz may get an opportunity to bat at No.3 or 4 for Delhi Capitals (DC), the place he could make a much bigger influence.
The 24-year-old, who represents Mumbai within the Ranji Trophy, was terrific within the recently-concluded league stage of the home event. He registered scores of 275, 63, 48 and 165 in three matches.
The teenager was picked up by the Delhi Capitals on the IPL mega public sale for ₹20 lakh. He performed solely a few matches for Punjab Kings (PBKS) final 12 months and didn’t rating any runs. Within the season earlier than that, he managed solely 33 runs in 5 matches at a mean of beneath 17.
Naming Sarfaraz as one of many uncapped gamers to be careful for in IPL 2022, Jaffer stated throughout a dialogue on ESPNcricinfo:
“I’ve excessive hopes from Sarfaraz Khan this time. He has performed at numbers 5, 6, and seven largely. However, this 12 months we’d get to see him bat at 3 or 4, which I really feel is a greater place for him. In Ranji as nicely, he bats at 4-5 and that place fits him. It stays to be seen how he transforms his Ranji type within the IPL. He performs some uncommon pictures within the T20 format, so he has that recreation.”
General, Sarfaraz has featured in 40 IPL matches, scoring 441 runs at a mean of 23.21 and a strike fee of 138.24.
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“Hoping Tilak Varma will get an opportunity and does nicely” – Aakash Chopra on his uncapped participant for IPL 2022
Former India opener Aakash Chopra picked Tilak Varma as his uncapped participant to be careful for in IPL 2022. The 19-year-old was bought by the Mumbai Indians (MI) on the public sale for ₹1.7 crore.
The Hyderabad teenager is a left-handed batter who can bowl some off-spin as nicely. Talking about Varma, Chopra stated:
“Tilak Varma has been picked by Mumbai Indians. MI’s public sale technique this time revolved round the truth that they scout very nicely. They choose the most effective uncapped gamers. MI have positioned their religion in Tilak Varma this time. I’m investing my religion in Mumbai Indians. I hope Tilak Varma will get an opportunity and does nicely too.”
Varma has performed 15 T20 matches to date, scoring 381 runs at a mean of 29.30 and a strike fee of 143.77.