Parthiv Patel to lead West in Deodhar
Mumbai: Gujarat`s Parthiv Patel will lead West Zone in the D B Deodhar Trophy one-day limited overs inter zonal knock-out cricket tournament to be played from March 16 to 19 at Mohali and Dharamsala.
Mumbai`s Ajinkya Rahane would be his deputy, said zonal selection panel convener Nitin Dalal on Tuesday.
West would clash with East in the semi-final on March 17 at Mohali, the day after South and Central take on each other in the lone quarter-final at the same venue.
The other semi-final, between North and the winners of the quarter-final between South and Central, is to be held at Dharamsala which will also host the final on March 19.
West Zone squad: Parthiv Patel (wk, captain, Gujarat), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain, Mumbai), Cheteshwar Pujara (Saurashtra), Suryakumar Yadav (Mumbai), Kedar Jadhav, Ankit Bawne, Akshay Darekar (all Maharashtra), Chirag Jani (Saurashtra), Iqbal Abdulla (Mumbai), Jaydev Unadkat, Kamlesh Makwana (both Saurashtra), Kshemal Waingankar (Mumbai), Munaf Patel (Baroda), Priyank Panchal (Gujarat) and Murtuza Vohra (Baroda).