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Ranji Trophy 2017: Yusuf Pathan blasts century for Baroda, brother Irfan returns to form too

Vadodara, GUJARAT :

In his innings of 111, the senior of the two brothers was more aggressive as he hit 13 fours and six maximums.


Out of favour, India all-rounder Yusuf Pathan hit a sublime hundred while brother Irfan Pathan also hit a fifty against Madhya Pradesh on day 3 of the Ranji Trophy encounter between Baroda and Madhya Pradesh. Known for his hard-hitting batting, Yusuf played an innings which once again highlighted his power hitting. In his innings of 111, the senior of the two brothers was more aggressive as he hit 13 fours and six maximums. Younger brother Irfan also kept pace with his innings of 80 which featured ten fours and three sixes.

Earlier, the home side was in a spot of bother after conceding 551 runs against MP and then losing four wickets for 54 runs at one stage. But the Pathan brothers dug in and rescued the side. Together they forged a partnership of 188 runs which helped the Baroda side avoid follow-on.


Baroda: Deepak Hooda, Rishi Arothe, Irfan Pathan(c), Kedar Devdhar, Pinal Shah(w), Lukman Meriwala, Ketul Patel, Yusuf Pathan, Aditya Waghmode, Mitesh Patel, Babashafi Pathan, Atit Sheth, Vishnu Solanki, Swapnil Singh, Soaeb Tai

Madhya Pradesh: Devendra Bundela(c), Harpreet Singh, Naman Ojha(w), Ankit Sharma, Avesh Khan, Ankit Dane, Puneet Datey, Mihir Hirwani, Saransh Jain, Ishwar Pandey, Rajat Patidar, Chandrakant Sakure, Shubham Sharma, Aditya Shrivastava, Anshul Tripathi, Waseem Ahmed

source: http://www.indianexpress.com / The Indian Express / Home> Sports> Cricket / by Express Web Desk / October 08th, 2017

First time five Muslim players selected for Under 19 World Cup 2016



New Delhi :

For the first time in the history of Indian cricket, five Muslim cricket players have been selected to represent India at International Cricket Council (ICC) Under 19 cricket World Cup 2016 in Bangladesh underway from 27 Jan. The name of these five players are Arman Jaffer, 17, Sarfaraz Khan, 18, Avesh Khan, 19, Khaleel Ahmed, 18 and Zeeshan Ansari, 16.

It may be noted that there were only three Muslims in Indian team that played Under 19 cricket World Cup 2014 in UAE.

Sarfaraz khan,the most prominent among these five,has performed well even in 2014 Under 19 world cup played in UAE. His consistence performance has earned his name in Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB) and he was paid for Rs 50 lakh in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction in 2015 where he showed superb batting that gave him more recognition.

At a very young age of 12, Sarfaraz from Mumbai got noticed when he scored a magnificent 439 in his maiden Haris Shield game in 2009. His father is a coach who has mentored players like Iqbal Abdullah and Kamran khan.

Another player, Armaan Jaffer is nephew of well known Test cricketer Wasim Jaffer. He also lives in Mumbai and is a class fellow of Sarfaraz. He created history in U-19 tournaments when he scored back to back three consecutive double centuries.

Avesh Khan, the other member of the squad,who hails from Indore, MP is a brilliant fast bowler. He created are cord of his own when bowled a delivery with 139.8 kmph against arch rival Pakistan in the last Under-19 World Cup played in UAE.

Zeeshan Ansari from Lucknow is a spinner and is known for throwing leg break googly. His father, Naeem Ansari is a tailor and specialises in Ladies Suit & Salwar.

Khaleel Ahmed, a left arm seamer is from Tonk, Rajasthan.He picked up 26 wickets in four matches in the under-14 Rajsingh Dungarpur Trophy.His 26 wicket haul got him selected for a camp at the BCCI Specialist Academy in Mohali. His father Khurshid Ahmed is a nurse in a village near Tonk, Rajasthan.

This time 16 teams are playing, split into four groups. While nine Test-playing nations — England, South Africa, West Indies, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, and Bangladesh — will take part, Australia Under-19’s have pulled out of the tournament citing security issues in Bangladesh.

source: http://www.muslimmirror.com / Muslim Mirror / Home> Indian Muslim / by admin / January 31st, 2016