By BV Swagath
Mumbai Cricket Association has named a 30-man probables list for this season’s Ranji Trophy. The big news is the inclusion of a 14-year-old by the name Arman Jaffer. The teenager happens to be the nephew of India discard Wasim Jaffer. Little Arman announced his arrival in the cricketing circuit by scoring a mammoth 498 in 2010 in Giles Shield Tournament. Arman continued his habit of scoring bug by slamming 473 in a Harris Shield match this year.
Joining Arman is another teenager Sarfaraz Khan who also made it to the India U-19 team for a tri-series in Australia. Sarfaraz is just 16 years of age and a run machine just like Arman with a record score of 439 to his name in a Harris Shield match.
The Mumbai Probables also includes the big names like Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan.
Mumbai Ranji Trophy Probables: Sachin Tendulkar, Ajit Agarkar, Wasim Jaffer, Arman Jaffer, Zaheer Khan, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Abhishek Nayar, Suryakumar Yadav, Iqbal Abdulla, Aditya Tare, Hiken Shah, Kshemal Waingankar, Kaustubh Pawar, Siddhesh Lad, Vishal Dabholkar, Ramesh Powar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Javed Khan, Shardul Thakur, Saurabh Netrawalkar, Akhil Herwadkar, Sarfaraz Khan, Balwinder Singh Sandhu (Jr.), Sagar Kerkar, Sufiyan Shaikh, Sarvesh Damle, Atul Singh, Pratik Dabholkar and Avishkar Salvi