Jharkhand team for Vijay Hazare Trophy announced

Jamshedpur: A 15-member Jharkhand team led by Saurav Tiwary was announced here on Saturday for the upcoming domestic one-dayer for the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Jharkhand will take on Tripura on February 22 in its first encounter of the Ranji limited overs East Zone league (East Zone) scheduled to be held at Kolkata from February 22 to 29, said Rajesh Verma, Secretary of Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA).

He said Ajatshatru, a middle-order batsman-cum-medium pacer, and left-arm spinner Sujit Yadav were the new faces in the team while seamer Jaskaran Singh, who represented the state in the four-day version of game this season, found a place in the team based on his impressive performance.

The team: Saurabh Tiwary (Capt), Ishank Jaggi (Vice Capt), Kuldeep Sharma, Yajuvendra Krishanatry, Jaskaran Singh, Rahul Shukla, Shahbaz Nadeem, Sujit Yadav, Subrato Ghosh, Manish Vardhan, Ajatshatru, Kumar Deobrat, Deepak Chougule, Akash Verma and S P Gautam (WK).