New Delhi. After the end of the Indian Premier League, Indian cricket fans are now waiting for domestic matches. The team for Duleep Trophy has been announced and some changes have been made in it. North Zone team captain Mandeep Singh has been ruled out of the tournament due to injury. In his place, the all-rounder has been given the command of the team, while youngster Nehal Wadhera, who made a mark in the IPL, has been included in the team.
On Thursday, June 22, Regional Selection Committee convenor Anirudh Chowdhary shared information about Mandeep Singh’s injury and said that after senior batsman Mandeep Singh was ruled out due to injury, Haryana all-rounder Jayant Yadav will lead the North Zone in the Duleep Trophy. do.
Punjab batsman Nehal Wadhera was included in the main team. Nehal had recently made a mark in the IPL for Mumbai Indians and was one of the standby players. “We have received information from the Punjab Cricket Association this morning that Mandeep Singh is injured and will not be available for the Duleep Trophy,” Chowdhary was quoted as saying in the press release.
He said, “As a result, a video conference was held this evening with all the selectors of the North Zone Selection Committee and it was chaired by Chetan Sharma. The selectors discussed the issue and unanimously decided to replace Mandeep Singh with Nehal Wadhera.
“Since Mandeep Singh was the captain of the team, the committee also selected Jayant Yadav to lead the North Zone team in the Duleep Trophy,” said Chowdhary. It will be from East zone at Chinnaswamy Stadium.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 22, 2023, 21:39 IST