new Delhi: Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Wednesday selected Shreyas Iyer as the captain of the Mumbai team for the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy. While Prithvi Shaw is named as the vice-captain. Iyer did not participate in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy due to a shoulder injury. In January this year, Mumbai, under the leadership of Suryakumar Yadav, could not make it to the knockout round of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Many stars in Mumbai’s batting department
Mumbai’s batting order is decorated with stars like Indian team all-rounder Shivam Dubey, Suryakumar Yadav, young opening batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sarfaraz Khan and Akhil Harwadkar. Apart from this, he also has veteran wicketkeeper batsman Aditya Tare. While the team will also get international experience of Shreyas Iyer and Prithvi Shaw.
Dhawal Kulkarni will lead the bowling
The Mumbai bowling attack will be led by veteran fast bowler Dhawal Kulkarni. Kulkarni will be supported by young Tushar Deshpande and Akash Parkar. While the responsibility of the spin department of Mumbai has been entrusted to Shams Mulani and Earthv Ankolekar.
Arjun Tendulkar did not get place
Arjun Tendulkar (Arjun Tendulkar), son of legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar (Arjun Tendulkar), has not got a place in Mumbai team. Earlier, Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, and Arjun were among the 100 players selected by MCA for the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 probables camp. But Arjun has not got a place in this team now.
The tournament will begin on February 20
The Vijay Hazare Trophy will begin on February 20 and teams will have to gather in their host cities a week before the tournament begins. The teams will then undergo the Kovid-19 Test and Isolation as per the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Mumbai team for Vijay Hazare Trophy:
Shreyas Iyer (Captain), Prithvi Shaw (Vice-Captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Akhil Herwadkar, Sarfaraz Khan, Chinmay Shankar, Aditya Tare, Hardik Tamore, Shivam Dubey, Akash Parkar, Atif Atwal, Atif Atwal Ankolekar, Sairaj Patil, Sujeet Nayak, Tanush Kotian, Prashant Solanki, Dhawal Kulkarni, Tushar Deshpande, Siddharth Raut, and Mohit Awasthi.