Jamshedpur, Sept. 28: Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) today announced squads for two upcoming ties in Ranchi and Calcutta. The chosen players will get a chance to impress selectors ahead of Ranji matches.
While Jharkhand A team will compete in SK Acharya Memorial Trophy, which begins in Calcutta from Sunday, the Rest of Jharkhand squad will take on the North zone at a tie at JSCA international stadium the same day.
While Jamshedpur-based all-rounder Vishal Singh will lead Jharkhand A, other team members are Babul Kumar, Ajatshatru Singh, Pappu Kumar Singh, Asif Fahad, Prakash Seet, Ashish Kumar, Vikash Singh, Rohit Raj, Rahul Mishra, Shashim Rathore, Raju Kumar, Ajit Dwivedi and Raju Yadav.
Youngsters like Vishal, Shashim, Ajatshatru and Ashish are eyeing berths in the Ranji outfit. “The Calcutta clash will be a good platform for the cricketers. We want them to buck up for the coming season and get enough match practice,” a JSCA official said.
The Rest of Jharkhand side will be led by Manish Vardhan. It also has Rameez Nemat, Aakash Verma, Subrato Ghosh, Chandan Singh, Ibney Hassan Khan, Deepak Joon, S. P. Gautam, Jaskaran Singh, Yajuvendra Krishanatry, Nilmani Jha, Mithun Mukherjee, Sunny Gupta and Samar Quadri.