The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has on Wednesday (February 9) announced a 22-member squad for the upcoming 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy beginning on February 20.
Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer is all set to return to action after missing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy as he was recovering from a shoulder injury and was named Mumbai captain for the domestic 50-over championship, while India opener Prithvi Shaw was named vice-captain of the team.
The Mumbai selectors picked the likes of India all-rounder Shivam Dube, white-ball specialist Suryakumar Yadav, young opener Yashaswi Sarfaraz Khan, and Akhil Herwadkar, along with experienced wicketkeeper-batsman Aditya Tare in the batting department.
While Mumbai’s bowling attack is comprised of the experienced pacer Dhawal Kulkarni, Tushar Deshpande, and Aakash Parkar, and spinners Shams Mulani and Atharva Ankolekar.
Mumbai has been placed in the Elite Group D, alongside Delhi, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Puducherry. The side will play all their matches in Jaipur.
Here’s Mumbai Squad:
Shreyas Iyer (captain), Prithvi Shaw (vice-captain), Yashaswi Jaiswal, Akhil Herwadkar, Suryakumar Yadav, Sarfaraz Khan, Chinmay Sutar, Aditya Tare, Hardik Tramore, Shivam Dube, Aakash Parkar, Atif Attarwala, Shams Mulani, Atharva Ankolekar, Sairaj Patil, Sujit Nayak, Tanush Kotian, Prashant Solanki, Dhawal Kulkarni, Tushar Deshpande, Siddharth Raut, and Mohit Awasthi
(With PTI Inputs)