VHT ODD is around the corner. Let's take a look at the squads for the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 ahead of the opening game on 24 September.
Delhi squad for first 4 games: Shorey (captain), Nitish Rana, Pant, Himmat Singh, Hiten Dalal, Kunal Chandela, Lalit Yadav, Negi, Saini, Subodh Bhati, Khejrolia, Manan Sharma, Kunwar Bhiduri, Vikas Tokas, Tejas Baroka, Anuj Rawat.
Uttar Pradesh squad for the first 2 matches: Samarth Singh(C), Abhishek Goswami, Rinku, Hardeep, Rajpoot, Mohsin Khan, Saurabh Kumar, Choudhary, Almas, Akshdeep, Umang, Upendra(W.K), Mavi, Mohit Jangra, Shanu Saini, Mukesh Kumar.
Mumbai squad: Shreyas Iyer (c), Surya Kumar Yadav (Vice-captain), Jay Bista, Aditya Tare, Sarfaraz Khan, Shivam Dube, Shubham Ranjane, Eknath Kerkar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Tushar Deshpande, Shams Mulani, Atharva Ankolekar, Shardul Thakur, Siddhesh Lad, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Kruthik Hanagawadi, Shashank Attarde.
Karnataka squad: Manish Pandey (C), KL Rahul (VC), Devdutt Padikkal, KV Siddharth, Pravin Dubey, Pavan Deshpande, Abhishek Reddy, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jagadeesha Suchith, Abhimanyu Mithun, Prasidh Krishna, Ronit More, Sharath Srinivas (WK), Shreyas Gopal, V Koushik.
Punjab squad: Mandeep (C), Gurkeerat Singh Mann (VC), Gill, Anmolpreet, Prabhsimran Singh, Abhishek Sharma, Kaul, Sandeep Sharma, Markande, Karan Kaila, Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Akul Pandove, Anmol Malhotra, Abhijeet Garg.
Kerala squad: Robin Uthappa (c), Vinoop Manoharan, Rahul P, Sanju Vishwanath (vc), Sachin Baby, Mohammed Azharuddeen M (wk), Vishnu Vinod, Asif K M, Nidheesh M D, Basil Thampi, Sandeep S Warrier, Midhun S, Akshay Chandran, Salman Nizar, Sijomon Joseph
Team News: Jalaj Saxena to miss first three games
Rajasthan squad: Lomror (C), Deepak Chahar (VC), Chetan Bist, Manendra Singh, Amit Gautam, Ashok Menaria, Arjit Gupta, Salman Khan,Bishnoi, Rajendra Dhillon, Rahul Chahar, Ravi Bishnoi, Khaleel Ahmed, Aniket Choudhary, Tanveer-Ul-Haq
Saurashtra squad: Jaydev Unadkat (c), Sheldon Jackson (wk), Kamlesh Makwana, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Harvik Desai (WK), Arpit Vasavada, Chirag Jani, Prerak Mankad, Rajdeep Darbar, Vishvaraj Jadeja, Kushang Patel, Hardik Rathod, Jay Chauhan, Himalay Barad, Agnivesh Ayachi
Team News: Ravindra Jadeja & Cheteshwar Pujara – subject to their availability
Hyderabad squad: Ambati Rayudu (capt), B Sandeep (vice-capt), P Akshath Reddy, Tanmay Agarwal, Thakur Tilak Verma, Rohit Rayudu, CV Milind, Mehdi Hasan, Saket Sai Ram, Mohammed Siraj, Mickl Jaiswal, J Mallikarjun (wk), Karthikeya Kak, T Ravi Teja, Ajay Dev Goud
Vidarbha squad: Wasim Jaffer (captain), R. Sanjay, Atharva Taide, Ganesh Satish, Rushabh Rathod, Apoorva Wankhede, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Akshay Wadkar (wicketkeeper), Akshay Wakhare, Akshay Karnewar, Aditya Sarvate, Umesh Yadav, Yash Thakur, Darshan Nalkande, Shrikant Wagh
Team News: Faiz Fazal doubtful for the opener
Bengal squad: Abhimanyu Easwaran (capt.), Sudip Chatterjee (vice-capt.), Manoj Tiwary, Shreevats Goswami (w-k), Anustup Majumder, Ashoke Dinda, Sayan Ghosh, Abhishek Raman, Ritwik Roy Chowdhury, Ishan Porel, Arnab Nandy, Ayan Bhattacharjee, Prayas Ray Barman, Agniv Pan, Shahbaz Ahmed, Akash Deep, Karan Lal.
Team News: Easwaran and pacer Ishan Porel will be missing the first two games. In Easwaran’s absence, Sudip Chatterjee will lead the side.
Nagaland squad: Jonathan Rongsen (captain), Hokaito Zhimomi , Nagaho Chishi, Sedezhalie Rupreo, Tahmeed Rahman, Imliwati Lemtur, Oren Ngullie(wk), Tejosel Yiethun, N. Lohchab, Bohoto Yeptho, Toni Chishi, Mughavi Wotsa, Aosashi Longchar, Temjentoshi Jamir(wk), Inakato Zhimomi, Moakumzuk Tzudir, Vayu Haralu.
Tamil Nadu squad: Dinesh Karthik (c), Vijay Shankar (vice-captain), Abhinav Mukund, M Vijay, B Aparajith, M Ashwin, MS Washington Sundar, R Sai Kishore, N Jagadeesan, T Natarajan, K Vignesh, M Mohammed, M Siddharth, Abhishek Tanwar, C Hari Nishaanth, J Kousik.
Team News: Batsman M Shahrukh Khan will be in the team as replacement for M Vijay. Vijay Shankar has been ruled out for the first fixture
Baroda Squad: Krunal Pandya (c), Kedar Devdhar (vice-captain), Rishi Arothe, Deepak Hooda, Lukman Meriwala, Mitesh Patel, Babashafi Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Ninad Rathva, Vishnu Solanki, Soyeb Sopariya, Swapnil Singh, Aditya Waghmode.
Jharkhand squad: Kumar Deobrat, Saurabh Tiwary, Anand Singh, Shasheem Rathour, Anukul Roy, Virat Singh, Monu Kumar, Ishan Kishan (Wicket-keeper), Sumit Kumar, Varun Aaron (Captain), Ashish Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Shahbaz Nadeem, Rahul Shukla, Utkarsh Singh, Atul Singh Surwar.
Maharashtra squad: Kedar Jadhav (Captain), Rahul Tripathi (vice-captain), Ankit Bawne, Satyajeet Bachhav, Avdhoot Dandekar, Nikit Dhumal, Samad Fallah, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Swapnil Gugale, Divyang Himganekar, Azim, Shamshuzama Kazi, Mukesh Choudhary, Naushad Shaikh, Yash Nahar.