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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Shikhar Dhawan named skipper of Delhi side; Ishant Sharma also included in 20-member squad

The tournament begins from 10 January and Delhi is placed in Elite Group E along with Mumbai, Andhra, Kerala and Puducherry and league matches will be at the Wankhede Stadium.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Shikhar Dhawan named skipper of Delhi side; Ishant Sharma also included in 20-member squad

File image of Shikhar Dhawan during the IPL this year. Sportzpics for BCCI

New Delhi: Senior India opener Shikhar Dhawan will lead a 20-member Delhi squad at the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy National T20 Championships, which will kick off the 2020-21 domestic season in January.

Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals has slammed 63 runs this season, helping his team reach the final. Image: Sportzpics for BCCI

File image of Shikhar Dhawan during the IPL this year. Sportzpics for BCCI

India speedster Ishant Sharma, who missed the ongoing tour of Australia due to side strain suffered during the Indian Premier League, has also been named in the squad.

However, it has been learnt that the 32-year-old will not be available for all matches.

Others in the squad include Nitish Rana, Pawan Negi and Manjot Kalra.

The tournament begins from 10 January and Delhi is placed in Elite Group E along with Mumbai, Andhra, Kerala and Puducherry and league matches will be at the Wankhede Stadium.

Delhi will play their first match against the hosts Mumbai on 11 January.

Squad: Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Nitish Rana, Himmat Singh, Kshitiz Sharma,  Jonty Sidhu, Hiten Dalal, Lalit Yadav, Shivank Vashisth, Manjot Kalra, Siddhant Sharma, Anuj Rawat (wk), Pradeep Sangwan, Simarjeet Singh, Pawan Negi, yush Badoni, Vaibhav Kandpal, Lakshay Thareja (wk), Pawan Suyal, Karan Dagar.

Updated Date: December 28, 2020 23:41:07 IST

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