|Cricketer (Right-Handed batter)
|Monthly income and salary
|INR 20 Lakhs
|Total net worth
|1.25 Million USD (INR 10 Crores)
Indian domestic cricketer Sarfaraz Khan who is from Mumbai was born on 22nd October 1997. His full name is Sarfaraz Naushad Khan. Sarfaraz represents Mumbai in domestic cricket and last played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the Delhi Capitals in 2022. Sarfaraz can also double up as a wicketkeeper if need be.
Sarfaraz Khan received training under the tutelage of his father Naushad Khan and did the hard yards in the maidans in Mumbai. His father was responsible for shaping him up as a cricketer during his formative years.
His mother’s name was Zinat-un-nisa Begum. His brother Musheer Khan is representing India in the ongoing U19 World Cup in South Africa. He has scored 325 runs in the tournament so far. Sarfaraz’s x-factor was that he could smash the ball a long way and hit the big shots.
Sarfaraz Khan showed the world what he was made of at the tender age of 12. This happened when he catapulted his name into the record books after he surpassed Sachin Tendulkar’s record at the Harris Shield after he cracked 439 off 421 balls. The marathon innings consisted of 56 fours and 12 sixes.
After that, the right-handed batter represented India in two World Cup editions in Under 19 cricket which took place in 2014 and 2016. In the 2014 edition, India ended the tournament placing fifth. It was a good time for him with the bat as he made 211 runs in six matches at a healthy average of 70.33.
U-19 World Cup 2016
When it came to the 2016 U19 World Cup, India made it to the final under the watchful eyes of Rahul Dravid where they lost to the West Indies in Bangladesh. Sarfaraz however scored 355 runs with five half-centuries and had a fine average of 71.
He got a chance to feature in an IPL match, 17-year-old then, Sarfaraz was roped in by RCB at the 2015 auctions. The youngster shot to fame with his unbeaten knock of 45 off 21 RR. While walking back to the dressing room after playing that innings, RCB’s talisman Virat Kohli bowed in front of the Mumbaikar an unforgettable moment.
Dropped Due to Lack of Fitness
Despite Sarfaraz’s cameos in 2016, 18-year-old then, he was dropped from the playing XI due to his lack of fitness. The following year, Sarfaraz missed the Indian Premier League as he suffered a leg injury.
In a surprising move, Royal Challengers Bangalore decided to retain him in 2018 ahead of Universal Boss Chris Gayle and India’s wicketkeeper batter KL Rahul, who raised plenty of eyebrows.
The right-handed batter performance was well below par and that forced the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s management to release him ahead of the 2019 season.
The pocket-sized dynamo was then snapped up by the Northern side PBKS to boost their lower-middle order. But Sarfaraz’s performances did n’t do justice to his ability and he saw his stocks dip drastically.
From being retained for ₹4 crore by RCB in 2018, he found himself being picked up for his base price of ₹20 lakh by the another Northern side DC in the 2023 IPL Auction.
Sarfaraz Khan’s Net Worth
|₹9-10 crores (approximately)
|26 October 1997
|Country of Origin
|Source of Wealth
|Professional Cricketer, Sponsorships
According to reports, Sarfaraz Khan’s Net Worth as of 2024 is estimated to be ₹10 crores INR or 1.25 million USD. A major chunk of his net worth comes from the IPL.
He is not very far to add more wealth under his belt, the way he is performing currently in domestic season. It was one of the greatest moments in 26-year-old right-handed batter’s career when he received his first maiden call for Indian test team.
Former RCB batter has been added to team India’s ongoing IND vs ENG 5 test match Series for 2024 Tour. He will be available from 2nd Test match.
As Sarfaraz continues to impress with his remarkable batting and establish himself as a vital part of India’s future batting department, his net worth is likely to grow even further.
Industry experts predict that the talented young pacer’s net worth could reach over ₹15-20 crore in the next few years if Sarfaraz utilizes his immense potential to the fullest with his performances.
Sarfaraz Khan IPL Salary
|Royal Challengers Bangalore
|Royal Challengers Bangalore
|Royal Challengers Bangalore
|Royal Challengers Bangalore
Sarfaraz Khan earns a major chunk of his income in the form of his IPL salary. He is earning 20 Lakhs INR at present. During the 2024 IPL auction, he found no takers.
With age on his side, if Sarfaraz gets his act together then he could get himself into the higher salary brackets in the IPL auctions. However, he saw huge downfall in his base price in 2019 when he was picked by PBKS.
Sarfaraz Khan Brand Endorsements
When it comes to brand endorsements, he has got brand partnerships with bat maker SG and also Puma. Other than this there is not much information when it comes to brand endorsements.
It is estimated that the Sarfaraz may be earning around ₹4-6 lakh per year from these brand endorsement deal.
This amount could rise in the future if the 26-year-old batter keeps excelling on the field and becomes more popular nationwide. Brands prefer associating with cricketers who connect well with fans.
Sarfaraz Khan Car Collection
Sarfaraz, according to reports, he is the proud owner of an Audi A6.
As his career graph rises in the coming years, Sarfaraz Khan will have the financial capacity to indulge in expensive automobiles. We will update this section when information is available on any cars he adds to his garage.
Sarfaraz Khan’s House, Property, and Assets
Unfortunately, there is no information available if the Sarfaraz Khan currently owns any property. Reportedly, he still lives with his family and the house owned by his father in Mumbai.
But it is safe to assume that with his rising cricketing income, Sarfaraz Khan has invested in a spacious and soon to buy a new house for himself.
Sarfaraz Khan Wife
Sarfaraz Khan got married to Romana Zahoor who hails from Kashmir. She is from the Shopian district there. He tied the knot on 6th August 2023. His wedding took place with a lot of pomp and grandeur. It was held in Sophian with close family members. It was a memorable occasion for the family.
Sarfaraz is a person who loves his family a lot and this marriage further strengthens the bond with him and his family. As and when there are any more developments on their relationship status, the section shall be updated.
|Date of Birth
|22 October 1997
|Place of Birth
|Mumbai, Maharashtra India
|Naushad Khan, Zinat-un-nisa Begum
|Right arm Leg spinner
|Rizvi Springfield, Mumbai
|Professional debut for the Indian team
|Yet to make his debut
|5’5 (165 CM)
Hobbies and Interests
Sarfaraz Khan’s hobbies include listening Music, Playing Video games, travelling, reading books and watching movies.
Because of Sarfaraz Khan’s early career, There is not a single piece of information available about his favourite players, Grounds and Films.
However, he is big fan of team India’s current Test captain Rohit Sharma, he likes to bat like him, even recently just before the 2nd Test match between IND vs ENG.
The 26-year-old batter added a story of Rohit Sharma and him on the ground on his Instagram account while giving tribute to his favourite batter.
T20 Cricket Debut
When it comes to T20s, Sarfaraz Khan has starred in 96 games for Mumbai and scored 1118 runs at an average of 22.41. He has scored three half-centuries with the highest score of 67. He has scored many winning innings and cameos for his respective teams.
List A Cricket Debut
Sarfaraz Khan has played 37 list A matches and scored 629 runs at an average of 34.94. He has scored two centuries with a top score of 117. The middle order batter always stand stood whenever the team needed him the most and he showed his class with his bat.
First Class Cricket Debut
Sarfaraz made his Ranji debut for Mumbai against Bengal. In the 2015-16 season, he switched sides to Uttar Pradesh. In 2019, he played 11 first-class matches with a top score of 155. He also scored 535 runs that season. During the 2019-20 Ranji season, he smashed a triple century against Uttar Pradesh which was also his first.
When we take a look at the Mumbaikars’ first-class numbers, they have a very good reading. He has scored 3692 runs in 43 games at an average of 69.66. He also has a good conversion rate as he has scored 13 centuries and 10 half-centuries.
The Mumbaikar was called up to the Indian side against England for the five-match Test series as a replacement for the injured Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul. This is his maiden call-up to the Indian side.
Coming to the IPL, he first came into the reckoning when he represented Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the 2015 season.
The Mumbaikar came and hogged the limelight in the same edition where he smashed a quickfire 45 off 21 balls against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. This innings made him earn Virat Kohli’s respect. He was bought by RCB for 50 Lakhs INR in 2015.
In the 2016 season, he played a few eye-catching knocks but he was not a regular in the playing XI due to fitness issues. During the 2018 auction, he was retained ahead of Chris Gayle which took everyone by surprise.
Ahead of that season, RCB retained him for 3 Crores. He could not raise the bar that season which meant he had to go back in the auction pool in the 2019 IPL edition. After which he was snapped up by Punjab Kings (PBKS) in 2019.
Later he was taken by DC in the 2023 IPL auction Sarfaraz did not set the stage on fire when he plied his trade for Delhi as he scored 144 runs in just 10 games at an average of 20.57. In the 2024 IPL edition, he found no takers in the auction.
Sarfaraz’s career has always had a shade of controversy. Be it his fitness issues or being overaged. Age fraud has been around Indian cricket for years and continues to contaminate the sport.
He was accused of being overaged by a school team. When bone tests were conducted there were results of age fudging that were first found.
As per the bone tests, it was thought that he was 15 years old but his birth date registered with the school it was found that he was 13 years old. This incident shook him.
Later when he got a subsequent bone test done it was seen that there was no age fudging done by him. This incident took a toll on Sarfaraz’s mental well-being.
When it comes to Sarfaraz and social media. He has 767k followers on Instagram. His total post count on Instagram comes up to 223(till 01st Feb 2024). When it comes to his information on other social media sites it is not known.
Some Unknown Facts about Sarfaraz Khan
• Sarfaraz scored a magnificent 101 runs in 66 balls for India in an Under-19s tournament against SA in 2013.
• In the Harris shield match Sarfaraz Khan scored 439 runs and broke the record of legendary batter Sachin Tendulkar for the highest score in an inter school series.
• Became the youngest player to Play IPL, Sarfaraz Khan was just 17 years old when he played his first match for RCB.
• Sarfaraz Khan made the record of making most fifties in the under 19 WC.
• In the under 19 WC, Sarfaraz Khan scored 74 runs against Pakistan and became man of the match for his resilient batting.
• Sarfaraz Khan scored a last ball six in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy, and helped his team to win the match.
•He celebrated his birthday with former Sri Lankan great batter Kumar Sangkara.
• Sarfaraz Khan also played for Hull cricket club in 2012 for a while.
- Sarfaraz Khan earned his first maiden call for Team India against England during 2024 test series.
FAQs about Sarfaraz Khan
A. Yes, Sarfaraz Khan recently got married to Romana Zahoor in 2023.
A. Sarfaraz Khan remained unsold in the IPL 2024 auction.
A. As of 2024, he is 26 years old.
A. Sarfaraz Khan lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra India.
A. Yes, Sarfaraz Khan earned his maiden Indian call-up in 2024 due to injuries to Ravindra Jadeja and KL Rahul in the second Test against England in Visakhapatnam.
A. Sarfaraz Khan was born and brought up in the suburbs of Mumbai. His family hails from Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh.
A. Sarfaraz Khan has an impressive batting record with 13 centuries and 10 half-centuries in first-class matches, scoring a total of 3,692 runs with an average of 69.66. In List A matches, he has scored 629 runs with an average of 34.94 and a highest score of 117.