Varun Aaron to lead Jharkhand in Ranji Trophy

Team India speedster Varun Aaron will lead the Jharkhand team in the forthcoming Ranji Trophy tournament.

Varun Aaron to lead Jharkhand in Ranji Trophy

Jamshedpur: Team India speedster Varun Aaron will lead the Jharkhand team in the forthcoming Ranji Trophy tournament.

Announcing a 15-member state Ranji team for the 2015-16 season here on Saturday, Rajesh Verma, secretary of Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA), said off-spinner Vinayak Vikram was the new face in the team.

Vikram was selected in the team for his impressive performance in the under-19 tournament last season as well as in selection trials, he said.

Jharkhand will launch their campaign against Services at Delhi from October 1 to 4, he said.

Former Ranji players Rajiv Kumar and Satish Singh will be the coach of the team while Amit Kumar Dubey will be the physio.

Squad: Varun Aaron (captain), Kumar Deobrat (vice- captain), Ishan Kishen, Rameez Nemat, Virat Singh, Ishank Jaggi, Saurabh Tiwary, S. P. Gautam, Kaushal Singh, Shahbaz Nadeem, Samar Quadri, Vinayak Vikram, Rahul Shukla, Ajay Yadav and Jaskaran Singh.

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