The next big goal is the Indian Premier League as he will be keen to show his might with the bat on the big stage and catch the imagination of all cricket lovers.
The man who has pleased all while opening the innings for the Kovai Kings in the Tamil Nadu Premier League now is eager to keep the good show going to impress the IPL talent hunters during the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
The professional out to look for talent before the December 19 IPL auction in Kolkata, are reportedly showing interest in this star. “Who is that tall, muscular batsman?” national daily The Hindu has quoted an IPL talent hunter in Jaipur questioning about the young Khan.
Namesake of one of India’s top film stars hasn’t got too many opportunities in this tournament, but he has still been able to make a mark. The scintillating 69 not out off 45 balls against Bengal showed what he was capable of.
After making List A debut in 2014, he made his Ranji Trophy debut last year. Playing in his hometown of Chennai, he made an unbeaten 92 against an excellent pace attack of Kerala.
“I think these opportunities have come at the right time for me,” said Shahrukh. “Maybe I needed those years to mature as a batsman.”