Published On: Feb 3, 2018 9:51 AM IST

Harbhajan to lead Punjab in Vijay Hazare

Seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh will lead Punjab, whereas, Ishan Kishan, the wicketkeeper-batsman, will lead Jharkhand in the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy, starting on Monday.

Kishan is stepping in for Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is on national duty in South Africa.

Veteran Yuvraj Singh will serve as Harbhajan’s deputy. The selectors under Yashpal Sharma named the 15-man squad for the group phase of the tournament.

Mandeep Singh, Manan Vohra, Shubman Gill, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul and Barinder Singh Sran are some of the main players in the Punjab side.

The likes of Virat Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Shahbaz Nadeem and Varun Aaron will be some of the key players in action for Jharkhand.

Punjab squad: Harbahajn Singh (Captain), Yuvraj Singh (VC), Manan Vohra, Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Abhishek Gupta, Gitansh Khera, Siddharth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma, Abhishek Sharma, Shubman Gill, Manpreet Singh Grewal, Barinder Singh Sran, Mayank Markande, Sharad Lumba.

Jharkhand squad: Ishan Kishan (Captain), Virat Singh, Nazim Siddiqui, Sumit Kumar, Kumar Debabrata, Saurabh Tiwary Atul Singh Surwar, Uttarkash Singh, Aditya Roy, Shahbaz Nadeem, Rahul Shukla, Monu Singh, Varun Aron, Jasaran Singh, Vikash Singh.

—-IANS