Prithvi Shaw has been named the captain of the Mumbai squad for the primary two Ranji Trophy fixtures in opposition to Maharashtra and Delhi. Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun, too, is a part of the 20-member squad.
The senior choice committee of Mumbai Cricket Affiliation – comprising Salil Ankola, Gulam Parkar, Sunil Extra, Prasad Desai and Anand Yalvigi – has determined to incorporate younger abilities Yashasvi Jaiswal, Arman Jaffer, Sarfaraz Khan. After ‘resting’ Aditya Tare for the Vijay Hazare Trophy fixtures, the selectors have named the seasoned campaigner for the crimson ball match, which begins on January 13.
After a dismal outing in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy, the Mumbai selectors have picked a quite sturdy squad, with the likes of Shams Mulani, Shivam Dube, Dhawal Kulkarni within the ranks.
Shaw had led Mumbai to the Vijay Hazare Trophy title in March this yr. Nonetheless, this season, Ajinkya Rahane led the staff in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, whereas Mulani captained within the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Arjun, who was a part of the Mumbai Indians arrange within the IPL, had missed out of the second leg as a consequence of an damage. Final yr, he performed a few matches for the limited-overs staff of Mumbai however is but to make his debut in red-ball cricket.
Mumbai performs Maharashtra between January 13 and 16 in Kolkata, adopted by a fixture in opposition to Delhi from January 20-23.
|The Squad: Prithvi Shaw (captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Aakarshit Gomel, Arman Jaffer, Sarfaraz Khan, Sachin Yadav, Aditya Tare, Hardik Tamore, Shivam Dube, Aman Khan, Shams Mulani, Tanush Kotian, Prashant Solanki, Shashank Attarde, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohit Awasthi, Prince Badiani, Siddharth Raut, Roystan Dias, Arjun Tendulkar.|