The BCCI announced squads for the upcoming Deodhar Trophy 2018 that will begin from 23rd October. For this year’s edition, the winner of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018 would not be taking part.
All the matches will be played at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, New Delhi. India A, India B and India C will be taking part in this tournament.
Dinesh Karthik has been dropped from the first One-day international matches against West Indies has been a charge of India A side. In 2018 March, India A, India B and the winner of Vijay Hazare Trophy, Karnataka took part in the tournament.
In India B side, Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, Nadeem will feature in the squad and look to impress the selectors with their consistent performances.
The India C side will be lead of Rahane and has some young talents Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan and Navdeep Saini, looking to impress the selectors.
Delhi and Mumbai will face other in the finals of Vijay Hazare Trophy finals to be played on 20th October.
Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Dinesh Karthik and Suresh Raina have been one last chance to prove their mettle in this domestic tournament if they want to be the World Cup 2019 squad. Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh have been not included in any squads.
Here we look at the squads for Deodhar Trophy 2018
India A: Dinesh Karthik (C), Prithvi Shaw, Anmolpreet Singh, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ankeet Bawne, Nitish Rana, Karun Nair, Krunal Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Sheryas Gopal, Shams Mulani, Mohammed Siraj, Dhawal Kulkarni, Siddarth Kaul
India B: Sheryas Iyer (C), Mayank Agarwal, Rituraj Gaikwad, Prashant Chopra, Hanuma Vihari, Manoj Tiwary, Anukush Bains, Rohit Rayudu, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mayank Markande, Shahbaz Nadeem, Deepak Chahar, Varun Aaron, Jaydev Unadkat.
India C: Ajinkya Rahane (C), Abhinav Mukund, Shubman Gill, Ravikumar Samarth, Suresh Raina, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Vijay Shankar, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Rajneesh Gurbani, Umar Nazir Mir.
Schedule Of Deodhar Trophy
23rd October- India A versus India B ( Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi)
24th October- India B versus India C ( Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi)
25th October – India A versus India C (Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi)
27th October- Finals ( Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi).