'Hard Work. Courage. Patience': Anand Mahindra Wants To Gift Sarfaraz Khan's Father A Thar For Being An Inspirational Parent

'Hard Work. Courage. Patience': Anand Mahindra Wants To Gift Sarfaraz Khan's Father A Thar For Being An Inspirational Parent

Sarfaraz Khan, who piled up runs in domestic cricket, received his maiden Test cap from former India captain and spinner Anil Kumble.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Friday, February 16, 2024, 11:57 PM IST
article-image
Anand Mahindra wants to gift Thar to Sarfaraz's father Naushad Khan | Credits: Twitter

Indian billionaire and chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra applauded Sarfaraz Khan's father, Naushad Khan's effort for his son's Test debut in the ongoing third Test against England in Rajkot.

Sarfaraz Khan, who piled up runs in domestic cricket, received his maiden Test cap from former India captain and spinner Anil Kumble. While he was receiving the Test cap, Sarfaraz Khan's father Naushad Khan and wife Romana Zahoor emotionally watching it on the sidelines.

Naushad Khan has been Sarfaraz's coach throughout his cricketing journey thus journey and played a vital role in nurturing his son to be a better cricketer.

Anand Mahindra retweeted BCCI's video of Sarfaraz Khan's cap presentation on X (formerly Twitter) and lauded his father for being an inspirational parent and wants to gift him a Thar as a token of appreciation for his efforts to realise his son's dream of playing for Team India

"“Himmat nahin chodna, bas!” Hard work. Courage. Patience. What better qualities than those for a father to inspire in a child? For being an inspirational parent, it would be my privilege & honour if Naushad Khan would accept the gift of a Thar." Chairman of Mahindra Group wrote on X.

Sarfaraz Khan had a memorable outing in his first Test innings as he scored maiden fifty. Khan walked out to bat after Rohit Sharma's dismissal at 237/5. The youngster formed a crucial 77-run partnership with Ravindra Jadeja until his unfortunate run out at the non-striker's end for 62 off 66 balls at 314/5.

However, Sarfaraz Khan equalled the Indian record for the fastest century alongside Hardik Pandya on Test debut. He scored his maiden Test century in just 48 balls. The 26-year-old managed to translate his domestic form to his Test debut.

RECENT STORIES

T20 World Cup 2024: Sandeep Lamichhane's US Visa Denial Sparks Massive Protest In Nepal; Video

T20 World Cup 2024: Sandeep Lamichhane's US Visa Denial Sparks Massive Protest In Nepal; Video

T20 World Cup 2024: Jerseys Unveiled By Teams So Far

T20 World Cup 2024: Jerseys Unveiled By Teams So Far

T20 World Cup 2024: Team India's Fixtures For Warm-Up & Group Matches; When & Where To Watch On TV,...

T20 World Cup 2024: Team India's Fixtures For Warm-Up & Group Matches; When & Where To Watch On TV,...

'There Is Bias On My Part': EAM S. Jaishankar Picks His Favourite Between Virat Kohli, Sachin...

'There Is Bias On My Part': EAM S. Jaishankar Picks His Favourite Between Virat Kohli, Sachin...

'Choose The Coach Wisely: Sourav Ganguly Urges BCCI After Gautam Gambhir Becomes Frontrunner To...

'Choose The Coach Wisely: Sourav Ganguly Urges BCCI After Gautam Gambhir Becomes Frontrunner To...