Duleep Trophy Squads of All Teams for 2022/23 Season – Check Players List
Updated on: Sep 7, 2022 11:48 am IST
The Duleep Trophy returns to action for the first time since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also kickstart the 2022/23 domestic season in India.
Duleep Trophy Squads
This year, there will be six teams- East Zone, West Zone, North Zone, North East Zone, South Zone, and Central Zone. The tournament will be played in a knock-out format starting from 8 September.
1. North Zone squad
The senior batter Mandeep Singh will lead the North Zone team which also features Siddharth Kaul and Navdeep Saini. The former CSK batter Dhruv Shorey has been named as Mandeep Singh’s deputy.
Mandeep Singh – Captain (PCA), Dhruv Shorey – VC (DDCA), Manan Vohra (PCA), Yash Dhull (DDCA), Himanshu Rana (HCA), Akash Vashisht (HPCA), Anmol Malhotra – WK (PCA), Mayank Dagar (HPCA), Pulkit Narang (SSCB), Navdeep Saini (DDCA), Siddharth Kaul (PCA), Jagjit Singh (UTCA), Nishant Sindhu (HCA), Qamran Iqbal (JKCA), Vikas Mishra (DDCA).
2. South Zone squad
The Indian batter Hanuma Vihari, who has returned to Andhra for the upcoming season, will lead the side. Undoubtedly, this is one of the strongest teams in the tournament, thanks to the likes of experienced players like Manish Pandey and Mayank Agarwal among others.
Hanuma Vihari – Captain (Hyd CA/Andhra), Mayank Agarwal – VC (KSCA), Rohan Kunnummal (Kerala), Manish Pandey (KSCA), Devdutt Paddikal (KSCA), B Inderjith (TNCA), Eknath Kerkar WK (Goa), Ricky Bhui – WK (Andhra), Sai Kishore (TNCA), K Gowtham (KSCA), Basil Thampi (Kerala), Ravi Teja (Hyd CA), V C Stephen (Andhra), Tanay Thyagrajan (Hyd CA), Lakshye Garg (Goa).
3. East Zone squad
The veteran batter Manoj Tiwary has been named as the captain of the team which also features young talents like Riyan Parag, Shabaz Ahmed and Kumar Kushagra.
Manoj Tiwary – Captain (CAB), Virat Singh – VC (JSCA), Nazim Siddique (JSCA), Sudip Kumar Gharami (CAB), Shantanu Mishra (OCA), Anustup Mazumdar (CAB), Riyan Parag (ACA), Kumar Kushagra – WK (JSCA), Abishek Porel (CAB), Shabaz Ahmed (CAB), Shahbaj Nadeem (JSCA), Ishan Porel (CAB), Akash Deep (CAB), Mukthar Hussain (ACA), Mani Shankar Mura Singh (TCA).
4. West Zone squad
The Indian star batter Ajinkya Rahane will lead the charge of West Zone which has prominent names like Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Prithvi Shaw, and Jaydev Unadkat.
Ajinkya Rahane – Captain (Mumbai), Shreyas Iyer (Mumbai), Prithvi Shaw (Mumbai), Yashasvi Jaiswal (Mumbai), Rahul Tripathi (Maharashtra), Chiraj Jani (Saurashtra), Het Patel (Gujarat), Hardik Tamore (Mumbai), Shams Mulani (Mumbai), Tanish Kotian (Mumbai), Atit Seth (Baroda), Chintan Gaja (Gujarat), Shardul Thakur(Mumbai), Jaydev Unadkat (Saurashtra), Satyajeet Bachhav (Maharashtra).
5. Central Zone squad
The in-form players Kumar Kartikeya, Priyam Garg, and Venkatesh Iyer are likely to take the centre stage in the team which will be led by Uttar Pradesh’s Karan Sharma.
Karan Sharma – Captain (UPCA), Shubham Sharma – VC (MPCA), Himanshu Mantri – WK (MPCA), Yash Dubey (MPCA), Priyam Garg (UPCA), Rinku Singh (UPCA), Ashok Maneria (RCA), Akshay Wadkar – WK (VCA), Gaurav Yadav (MPCA), Venkatesh Iyer (MPCA), Deepak Dhapola (CAU), Aniket Chaudhary (RCA), Kumar Kartikeya (MPCA), Aditya Sarvatey (VCA), Ankit Rajput (UPCA).
6. NorthEast Zone Squad
North-East Zone comprising six states- Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Sikkim will feature in the first-ever Duleep Trophy competition. Sikkim’s Ashish Thapa will lead the side.
North East Zone Squad:
Ashish Thapa – Captain (Sikkim), Techi Neri (Arunachal), Jonathan Rongsen (Nagaland), Kishan Lyngdoh (Meghalaya), Ankur Malik (Sikkim), Bishworjit K (Manipur), G Lalbiakvela (Mizoram), R K Rex (Manipur), Khrievitso Kense (Nagaland), Techi Doria (Arunachal), Dippu Sangma (Meghalaya), Hokaito Zhimomi (Nagaland), L Kishan Singa (Manipur), Bobby Z (Mizoram), Md. Al Bashid (Manipur).
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