Ranji Trophy: Sarfaraz Khan does another star turn

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Sarfaraz Khan scored another century. Sarfaraz was on 40 overnight Mumbai Wednesday started on a cautious note, playing two defensive shots off pacer Kartikeya Kak (3-106), in their Ranji Trophy game against Hyderabad. However, in the second over of the day, he hit one four, two more fours to complete his 50 runs. Like his senior partner Rahane, Sarfaraz looked to attack as he scored his next 50 runs in just 55 balls, reaching his 11th first-class century in 33 matches.

Later in the day, skipper Rahane introduced spinner Shams Mulani into the attack after just five overs. And he didn’t disappoint by taking the visitors’ first wicket off his 10th ball when he trapped opener Akshat Reddy (12) lbw. Mulani achieved ninth fifty in just 21st first class match,

It seemed like the visitors were going through the motions.

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Even while bowling on the second day, his body language showed that he was just waiting for the hosts to declare their innings. And when it came to facing the Mumbai attack – especially Mulani’s, the Hyderabad top-order batsmen offered no resistance.

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