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Mushtaq Ali T20: Suryakumar Yadav named Mumbai captain

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Batsman Suryakumar Yadav will lead the 15-member Mumbai squad in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, the national T20 tournament, beginning here from November 8.

The squad was announced by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on its website on Monday.

It does not feature young prodigy Yashasvi Jaiswal as he is likely to participate in an age-group tournament.

One of the major omissions from the squad was pacer Tushar Deshpande.

Other regulars, including batsmen Jay Bista, Aditya Tare, Sarfaraz Khan and Siddhesh Lad, have made it to the squad.

Pacers Dhaval Kulkarni, spinners Shams Mulani, Dhurmil Matkar have also found a place in the team.

Mumbai, coached by Vinayak Samant, start their campaign in the 2019-20 prestigious domestic tournament on Friday itself.

The squad: Suryakumar Yadav (captain), Jay Bista, Aditya Tare, Sarfaraz Khan, Jaideep Pardeshi, Siddhesh Lad, Shubham Ranjane, Shams Mulani, Parikshit Valsangkar, Raunaq Sharma, Dhaval Kulkarni, Kruthik Hangewadi, Deepak Shetty, Aquib Qureshi and Dhrumil Matkar.

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First Published: Mon, November 04 2019. 19:55 IST