Iyer will lead Mumbai
Mumbai, 10 February
Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer was named captain of the Mumbai team in the Vijay Hazare Trophy starting on 20 February on Wednesday, who missed the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy due to a shoulder injury.
Mumbai Cricket Association announced a 22-member squad for the domestic 50-over championship. Indian opener Prithvi Shaw was named the vice-captain of the Mumbai team.
In the batting department, the team also includes Indian all-rounder Shivam Dubey, limited-overs specialist Suryakumar Yadav, young openers Yashasvi, Sarfraz Khan and Akhil Harwadkar along with veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Aditya Tare.
The bowling attack will be led by veteran fast bowler Dhawal Kulkarni with Tushar Deshpande and Akash Parkar and spinners Shams Mulani and Atharva Ankolekar. Mumbai on Tuesday appointed Indian off-spinner Ramesh Powar as it’s the head coach for the tournament.
Mumbai has been placed in Elite Group D along with Delhi, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan and Puducherry. Mumbai team will play all their matches in Jaipur.