Prithvi Shaw will captain Mumbai within the first two matches of the upcoming Ranji Trophy season.© AFP
Flamboyant opener Prithvi Shaw was on Wednesday named captain of Mumbai for the primary two matches of the upcoming Ranji Trophy season. The 41-time Ranji champions Mumbai are positioned in Elite nine-team Group C and can open their marketing campaign in opposition to Maharashtra on January 13. They’ll conflict in opposition to Delhi from January 20 in Kolkata. “Prithvi is a superb captain and fantabulous opening batsman, what else you want,” Mumbai chief selector Salil Ankola instructed PTI. Younger opener Yashasvi Jaiswal, middle-order batters Sarfaraz Khan, Arman Jaffer and Aakarshit Gomel have made it to the 20-member squad together with skilled stumper-batter Aditya Tare.
All-rounder Shivam Dube, who has performed one ODI and 13 T20Is, has been additionally picked by the choice committee that has Gulam Parkar, Sunil Extra, Prasad Desai and Anand Yalvigi.
The bowling assault shall be led by skilled pacer Dhaval Kulkarni. Medium pacer Mohit Awasthi, left-arm spinner Shams Mulani, off-spinner Shashank Attarde and left-arm medium pacer Roystan Dias kind the assault Tempo all-rounder Arjun Tendulkar can be a part of the squad.
Squad:Prithvi Shaw (Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Aakarshit Gomel, Arman Jaffer, Sarfaraz Khan, Sachin Yadav, Aditya Tare (wicket-keeper), Hardik Tamore (wicket-keeper), Shivam Dube, Aman Khan, Shams Mulan, Tanush Kotian, Prashant Solanki, Shashank Attarde, Dhaval Kulkarni, Mohit Awasthi, Prince Badiani, Siddharth Raut, Roystan Dias and Arjun Tendulkar.
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