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Sarfaraz, Jurel Get Test Caps

February 15, 2024 10:00 IST
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IMAGE: Dhruv Jurel and Sarfaraz Khan with their Test caps ahead of the 3rd Test against England in Rajkot on Thursday, February 15, 2023. Photographs: BCCI

India start the third Test against England with two debutants in the playing eleven.

India handed debuts to middle-order batter Sarfaraz Khan, 26, a heavy scorer in domestic cricket for Mumbai, and wicket-keeper batter Dhruv Jurel, 23, who replaces K S Bharat in the playing eleven.


IMAGE: Sarfaraz Khan receives his Tesr cap from Anil Kumble.

The series is locked at 1-1 as England Captain Ben Stokes plays his 100th Test at the newly named Niranjan Shah stadium in Rajkot.

IMAGE: Dhruv Jurel receives his Test cap from Dinesh Karthik, who kept wickets in 19 Tests for India.

Sarfaraz Khan with his family ahead of his Test debut

IMAGE: Sarfaraz Khan, flanked by father and coach Naushad Khan and wife Romana Zahoor.
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