Injured Salvi replaced by Murtuza in Mumbai Irani Cup team

Mumbai: Injured Mumbai speedster Avishkar Salvi has been declared unfit for the October 1-5 Irani Cup tie against the Rest of India at Jaipur and has been replaced by Murtuza Hussain.

The 39-time Ranji Trophy champions, led by opener Wasim Jaffer, are bidding to regain the Cup after more than a decade.

Mumbai`s last victory in the Irani Cup was in 1997-98, their 16th title triumph in the annual fixture between the reigning Ranji Trophy champions and the Rest.