Young fast bowler Javed Khan included in Delhi squad

PTI| Last Updated: Dec 28, 2013, 19:53 PM IST

New Delhi: Young pacer Javed Khan has been included in the Delhi squad for their final Ranji Trophy group league encounter against Karnataka at the Feroze Shah Kotla ground from Monday.

Javed, who was a part of the U-25 squad has replaced an injured Parvinder Awana, who sustained a back injury during the last match against Punjab.

Left-arm seamer Pawan Suyal has been dropped as burly left-arm spinner Manan Sharma comes into the side.

Manan and Varoon Sood will be the two spinning options apart from Virender Sehwag and Mithun Manhas who can bowl off-breaks.

Meanwhile, the anti faction of the DDCA led by Bishan Singh Bedi, Madan Lal, Kirti Azad and Surinder Khanna will be sitting on a dharna infront of the Kotla on Monday, to protest against the proxy system run by the DDCA.

Squad: Gautam Gambhir (capt), Unmukt Chand, Vaibhav Rawal, Mithun Manhas, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Yadav, Rajat Bhatia, Mohit Sharma, Milind Kumar, Manan Sharma, Varun Sood, Ashish Nehra, Sumit Narwal, Javed Khan.