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    Sarfaraz Khan included in Mumbai team for Vijay Hazare Trophy

    Mumbai: Sarfaraz Khan, the Under-19 cricketer who was among the leading run-scorers for India in the Junior World Cup in UAE, was on Friday included in Mumbai's senior team, which is currently playing in the West Zone one-day league in Rajkot.

    Khan had amassed 211 runs in six games with two half centuries in the U-19 World Cup, where India finished fifth.

    He will join the team ahead of Mumbai's last two league matches on March 2 and 3 against Saurashtra and Maharashtra, respectively, MCA's joint secretary Nitin Dalal said.

    This is the first time Khan has as been included in the Mumbai senior squad.

    Khan and off-spin bowling allrounder Deepak Hooda were the two Indian batsmen who scored in excess of 200 runs and also averaged 70-plus in the U-19 World Cup.