Shubman named captain of India C

The Tribune

The Tribune

Author 2019-10-25 09:56:00

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New Delhi, October 24

Hanuma Vihari, Parthiv Patel and Shubman Gill were today named captains of India A, India B and India C teams, respectively, for this year’s Deodhar Trophy.

The teams were picked during the selection committee in Mumbai.

The Deodhar Trophy will be played at Ranchi from October 31 to November 4.

The India A team will also feature experienced off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, wicketkeeper Ishan Kishan and Jaydev Unadkat among others.

Out-of-favour India all-rounders Kedar Jadhav and Vijay Shankar feature in the India B squad.

In-form Test opener Mayank Agarwal and senior wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik are part of the India C squad. — PTI

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