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Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravindra Jadeja to get taste of pink cherry; drafted for Duleep Trophy final

The final will serve as an important practice match for the players ahead of the upcoming New Zealand series, starting on September 22.

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravindra Jadeja to get taste of pink cherry; drafted for Duleep Trophy final

New Delhi: India Tests regulars Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Ravindra Jadeja were drafted to play in the final of pink-ball Duleep Trophy, to be played from September 10 to 14 in Greater Noida.

The trio will be joined by other players, who were also part of India's squad in the West Indies, like Amit Mishra, Stuart Binny and Cheteshwar Pujara.

The final will serve as an important practice match for the players ahead of the upcoming New Zealand series, starting on September 22.

Besides, the players area likely yo give their feedback to the Indian cricket board after playing with the pink ball under floodlights.

The final will be between the Yuvraj Singh-led India Red and Gautam Gambhir's India Blue.

SQUADS:

India Red: Abhinav Mukund, Shikhar Dhawan, Sudip Chatterjee, Gurkeerat Singh, Yuvraj Singh (capt), Ankush Bains (wk), Stuart Binny, Akshay Wakhare, Kuldeep Yadav, Amit Mishra, Nathu Singh, Anureet Singh, Ishwar Pandey, Nitish Rana, Pradeep Sangwan

India Blue: Gautam Gambhir (capt), Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Siddhesh Lad, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Parvez Rasool, Suryakumar Yadav, Karn Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohit Sharma, Pankaj Singh, Abhimanyu Mithun, Sheldon Jackson, Hanuma Vihari

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