Duleep Trophy Squads Announced ( Raina, Bumrah raises Eyebrows)

 Duleep Trophy

The BCCI announced the three teams for the Duleep Trophy tournament which is scheduled to be played in Greater Noida with pink ball from August 23. Interestingly , Suresh Raina and Jasprit Bumrah, who have been regulars in T20 cricket for India of late, have been named in the India Green team with the former being handed the captaincy . India are due to play two T20Is against West Indies in Florida on Aug 27 and 28 which means Raina and Bumrah are not likely to figure in the India squad that is yet to be announced.

Yuvraj Singh has been named India Red captain, while Harbhajan Singh will be turning out for India Green. Gautam Gambhir will lead India Blue.

Source: Cricinfo International Scores

 

India Red:

Yuvraj Singh (Capt), Abhinav Mukund, KS Bharat, Sudip Chatterjee Gurkeerat Singh, Ankush Bains (WK), Arun Karthik, Akshay Wakhare, Kuldeep Yadav, Nathu Singh, Anureet Singh, Ishwar Pandey, Nitish Rana, M Ashwin, Abhimanyu Mithun.

India Blue:

Gautam Gambhir (Capt), Mayank Agarwal, Sheldon Jackson, Baba Aparajith, Siddhesh Lad, Dinesh Karthik (WK), Parvez Rasool, K Monish, Krishna Das, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohit Sharma, Pankaj Singh, Shardul Thakur, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari.

India Green:

Suresh Raina (Capt), Robin Uthappa, Jalaj Saxena, Ambati Rayudu, Ian Dev Singh, Rohan Prem, Parthiv Patel (WK), Harbhajan Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Ashoke Dinda, Sandeep Sharma, Ankit Rajpoot, Rajat Paliwal, Jasprit Bumrah, Murali Vijay.

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