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Shreyas Iyer to lead Mumbai in Ranji match against Railways

News Agencies | Updated on: 26 October 2018, 14:13 IST

Shreyas Iyer has been named as the skipper of the Mumbai Ranji team that will take on Railways in New Delhi from November 1.

Senior pacer Dhawan Kulkarni has been named as deputy skipper in the 15 member squad announced by the Mumbai Cricket Association Thursday evening.

A source in the know how said that young Prithvi Shaw, wasn't considered for selection, as he was still recovering from an elbow injury which he sustained during a Deodhar Trophy match.

Other regulars Akhil Herwadkar, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare have been made it to the Squad.

Squad: Shreyas Iyer (Captain), Dhawal Kulkarni (Vice Captain) ,Siddhesh Lad Jay Bista, Surya Kumar Yadav, Kumar Yadav, Ashay Sardesai, Aditya Tare,Eknath Kerkar, Shivam Dube, Akash Parkar, Karsh Kothari, Shams Mulani, Akhil Herwadkar, Tushar Deshpande and Royston Dias.

A selector told PTI that Shaw wasn't considered for selection at the moment because he is unfit, but if he passes fitness test before the game, he could be in.


First published: 26 October 2018, 14:13 IST