Wasim Jaffer to continue as Mumbai skipper against Karnataka

PTI| Updated: Dec 17, 2013, 20:24 PM IST

Mumbai: Veteran Wasim Jaffer will continue to lead Mumbai for their next four-day Ranji Trophy Group A fixture against Karnataka, starting at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on December 22.

Opener Sushant Marathe, who scored a pair against Jharkhand and 27 against Odisha, has been dropped from the 15-member squad, while Fast bowler Kshemal Waingankar also faced the axe.

The two have been replaced by Subramanian Doraiswamy and Saurabh Netrawalkar.

Mumbai, who were denied an outright victory by Odisha today, slipped to the second position in the points table with 23 points after their last home game in the league.

The squad against Karnataka: Wasim Jaffer (capt), Aditya Tare (wk), Kaustubh Pawar, Hiken Shah, Suryakumar Yadav, Balwinder Singh Sandhu (Jr), Vishal Dabholkar, Siddhesh Lad, Javed Khan, Shardul Thakur, Sushant Marathe, Kshemal Waingankar, Manish Rao, Pravin Tambe, Sagar Kerkar, Saurabh Netrawalkar and Subramanian Doraiswamy.

Coach: Sulakshan Kulkarni.