The Maharashtra Cricket Association on Saturday took to their Twitter handle and announced a 20-member squad for the upcoming 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy which is set to begin from February 20 and young Ruturaj Gaikwad was named the captain.
Maharashtra’s batting department led by Ruturaj Gaikwad himself also sees the likes of veteran Indian batsman Kedar Jadhav, Rahul Tripathi, Ankeet Bawane, Naushad Shaikh along with two wicket-keepers Nikhil Naik and Vishant More in the batting department.
Maharashtra’s selectors have picked the likes of slow-left arm orthodox spinners Satyajeet Bachhav, Jagdish Zope, pacers Ashay Palkar, Manoj Ingle, Pradeep Dadhe, and left-arm speedster Mukesh Choudhary in the bowling department.
Maharashtra is placed in Elite Group D for the tournament along with Delhi, Mumbai, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Pondicherry and will be playing their matches in Jaipur and will begin their campaign against Himachal Pradesh on February 21.
Here’s the Maharashtra squad of the upcoming Vijay Hazare trophy:
Ruturaj Gaikwad (captain), Rahul Tripathi, Ankeet Bawane, Naushad Shaikh, Kedar Jadhav, Azim Kazi, Nikhil Naik (WK), Vishant More (WK), Satyajeet Bachhav, Ashay Palkar, Taranjeet Singh Dhillon, Shamshuzma Kazi, Pradeep Dadhe, Mukesh Choudhary, Manoj Ingle, Rajyavardhan Hangargekar, Jagdish Zope, Yash Nahar, Yash Kshirsagar, Ranjeet Nikam.