Punjab cricketer Mandeep Singh has been appointed as the captain of the North Zone team for the upcoming edition of the Duleep Trophy. It is worth mentioning that the upcoming Duleep Trophy tournament is slated to be played in Tamil Nadu from 8th to 25 September 2022.
Experienced campaigner Dhruv Shorey will assume the vice-captaincy duties. As for the East Zone team, Manoj Tiwari will be leading the team, while Virat Singh will be his deputy. Notably, Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma has made himself unavailable for the upcoming Ranji Trophy.
Speaking of the North Zone team, it comprises some prominent names such as Navdeep Saini, Siddharth Kaul, and Yash Dhull to name a few. In the East Zone team, players such as Shahbaz Ahmed, Ishan Porel, and Shahbaz Nadeem will be making their presence felt.
India’s veteran batter, Ajinkya Rahane will be leading the West Zone team, while Karan Sharma will be his deputy. The team also comprises other notable names such as Prithvi Shaw, Shardul Thakur, Yashasvi Jaiswal etc.
North Zone squad: Yash Dhull (Delhi), Dhruv Shorey (vice-captain, Delhi), Manan Vohra (Uttarakhand), Mandeep Singh (captain, Punjab), Himanshu Rana (Himachal Pradesh), Akash Vashisht (Himachal Pradesh), Anmol Malhotra (wk, Punjab), Mayank Dagar (Himachal Pradesh), Pulkit Narang (Services), Navdeep Saini (Delhi), Siddharth Kaul (Punjab), Jagjit Singh (Uttarakhand), Nishant Sindhu (Himachal Pradesh), Qamran Iqbal(Jammu and Kashmir), Vikas Mishra (Delhi).
East Zone squad: Manoj Tiwary (captain), Sudip Kr Gharami, Anushtup Majumdar, Abhishek Porel (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Ishan Porel, Akash Deep (all Bengal), Virat Singh (vice-captain), Nazim Siddiqui, Kumar Kushagra, Shahbaz Nadeem (all Jharkhand), Mukhtar Hussain, Riyan Parag (Assam), Mani Shankar Mura Singh (Tripura), Shantanu Mishra (Odisha).
West Zone Squad: Ajinkya Rahane (c), Prithvi Shaw (Mumbai), Yashasvi Jaiswal (Mumbai), Shreyas Iyer (Mumbai), Hardik Tamore (wk, Mumbai), Shams Mulani (Mumbai), Tanush Kotian (Mumbai), Shardul Thakur (Mumbai), Rahul Tripathi (Maharashtra), Satyajeet Bachhav (Maharashtra), Het Patel (Gujarat), Chintan Gaja (Gujarat), Jaydev Unadkat (Saurashtra), Chirag Jani (Saurashtra), Atit Sheth (Baroda)
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