At age of 12, he struck a then-record score of 439 in the Harris Shield inter-school tournament. This is the same tournament where most of India heard the name Sachin Tendulkar for the first time.
At age of 17, he became the youngest player to be picked by any IPL franchisee.
In just his 2nd IPL match, he made an unbeaten 45 off just 21 balls against RR which announced his arrival on the biggest stage.
Sarfaraz's performance at the U-19 World Cup was 355 runs in 6 matches with an avg of 71.00 and strike rate of 86.79. He was the second highest run-getter in the tournament.
"He's too young & like a son to me. He's definitely one for the future & one must keep an eye on him."
"I'm very impressed with him. He is a young boy, but the kind of confidence he shows and his body language is really good to see."