The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Thursday (August 11) announced the schedule for the upcoming Duleep Trophy tournament, which will be played with pink ball, under lights for the first time.
Three teams – India Red, India Blue and India Green – will feature in the tournament starting August 23. Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir and Suresh Raina have been named captains of the three 15-member teams respectively.
Match 1: India Red vs India Green from August 23-26, 2016
Match 2: India Red vs India Blue from August 29-September 1, 2016
Match 3: India Blue vs India Green, September 4-7, 2016
Final: September 10-14
India Red: Abhinav Mukund, KS Bharat, Sudip Chatterjee, Gurkeerat Singh, Yuvraj Singh (c), Ankush Bains, Arun Karthik, Akshay Wakhare, Kuldeep Yadav, Nathu Singh, Anureet Singh, Ishwar Pandey, Nitish Rana, M Ashwin, Abhimanyu Mithun
India Blue: Gautam Gambhir (c), Mayank Agarwal, Sheldon Jackson, Baba Aprajith, Siddhesh Lad, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Parvez Rasool, K Monish, Krishna Das, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohit Sharma, Pankaj Singh, Shardul Thakur, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari
India Green: Robin Uthappa, Jalaj Saxena, Ambati Rayudu, Ian Dev Singh, Rohan Prem, Suresh Raina (c), Parthiv Patel (wk), Harbhajan Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Ashoke Dinda, Sandeep Sharma, Ankit Rajpoot, Rajat Paliwal, Jasprit Bumrah, Murali Vijay
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