Cricket

Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Armaan Jaffer named in Mumbai squad for upcoming game against Gujarat

  • Press Trust of India
  • November 26th, 2018
  • 23:28:10 IST

Mumbai: Young batsman Armaan Jaffer, who recently slammed a triple hundred for Mumbai U23 against Saurashtra, was Monday named in Mumbai's Ranji Trophy squad for their upcoming game against Gujarat.

The game will be played at the Wankhede Stadium here from Wednesday (28 November).

20-year-old Armaan, who has earlier played three first-class matches for Mumbai in 2016, is the nephew of former India player and domestic stalwart Wasim Jaffer.

Representational image. Getty Images

Representational image. Getty Images

On November 16 this year, Armaan slammed an unbeaten triple hundred for Mumbai in their U-23 Col CK Nayudu Trophy match against Saurashtra played here. Armaan had struck 300 off 367-balls, striking 26 boundaries and 10 sixes.

The Mumbai team will be led by pacer Dhawal Kulkarni and comprises regulars like Akhil Herwadkar, Siddesh Lad, Jay Bista and experienced wicket-keeper batsman Aditya Tare.

Medium-pacers Akash Parkar, Tushar Deshpande, spinner Karsh Kothari and all-rounder Shivam Dube have also been named in the 14-member squad announced by the city's cricket body on Monday on its website.

A senior MCA official said Shreyas Iyer wasn't available for selection as he is part of the India A ODI squad that will play three games against New Zealand A in New Zealand.

Mumbai have played two Ranji games so far this season and both the games ended in draw. Thus, when the players take the field on Wednesday, they will aim for an outright win.

Squad: Dhawal Kulkarni (Captain), Siddhesh Lad ,Jay Bista, Surya Kumar Yadav, Aditya Tare, Eknath Kerkar, Shivam Dube, Akash Parkar, Karsh Kothari, Dhrumil Matkar, Akhil Herwadkar, Tushar Deshpande, Royston Dias and Armaan Jaffer.

Updated Date: November 26, 2018 23:28:10 IST

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

MCC to use gender neutral term 'batters' in laws to 'reinforce cricket's status as an inclusive sport'
First Cricket News

MCC to use gender neutral term 'batters' in laws to 'reinforce cricket's status as an inclusive sport'

MCC encouraged others to adopt the updated terminology following the announcement of the change to the Laws.

'Severly disappointed' PCB chief Ramiz Raja says Pakistan will look after their own interest
First Cricket News

'Severly disappointed' PCB chief Ramiz Raja says Pakistan will look after their own interest

“I am severely disappointed in England’s withdrawal but it was expected because this western bloc gets united unfortunately and tries to back each other,” Ramiz said in a video message.

Australia Test captain Tim Paine to undergo neck surgery as Ashes loom
First Cricket News

Australia Test captain Tim Paine to undergo neck surgery as Ashes loom

The 36-year-old revealed on Monday that he had been suffering pain in his neck and left arm due to a bulging disc which hampered his ability to train at full intensity.