Manoj Tiwary to lead Rest of India in Irani Trophy

Batsman Manoj Tiwary was made captain of the Rest Of India XI which will clash with Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka for the Irani Cup, beginning March 17 in Bengaluru.

PTI| Last Updated: Mar 12, 2015, 18:27 PM IST
Manoj Tiwary to lead Rest of India in Irani Trophy

Mumbai: Batsman Manoj Tiwary was made captain of the Rest Of India XI which will clash with Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka for the Irani Cup, beginning March 17 in Bengaluru.

The 15-member ROI XI squad includes young batsmen Unmukt Chand, Aparajith Baba and Jiwanjot Singh.

According to a BCCI release, the team was selected by the All India Senior Selection Committee, which met in Mumbai.

Rest of India XI Squad: Manoj Tiwary, CAB (Captain), Unmukt Chand (DDCA), Jiwanjot Singh (Punjab CA), Paras Dogra (HPCA), Kedar Jadhav (Maharashtra CA), Naman Ojha (MPCA), Rishi Dhawan (HPCA), Jayant Yadav (Haryana CA), Pragyan Ojha (Hyderabad CA), Shardul Thakur (Mumbai CA), Varun Aaron (Jharkhand SCA), Rush Kalaria (Gujarat CA), Aparajith Baba (TNCA), Jalaj Saxena (MPCA) and Vijay Shankar (TNCA).