In the Irani Cup 2023 match against Madhya Pradesh, Mayank Agarwal will captain the Rest of India.

In the Irani Cup 2023 match against Madhya Pradesh, Mayank Agarwal will captain the Rest of India.

An updated India lineup for the Irani Cup was released on Monday by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. In the Irani Cup match, Mayank Agarwal will start for the Rest of India against Madhya Pradesh.

However middle-order batsman Sarfaraz Khan will not compete in the Irani Cup due to a hairline fracture on his left little finger. Sarfaraz’s injured place is taken by Baba Indrajith.

Mayank Agarwal had a season with more over 900 runs and two double century despite not currently being chosen for the Test team. Abhimanyu Easwaran, a Bengali who recently led India A in Bangladesh, may be his partner. The most significant absentee is Mumbai batsman Sarfaraz Khan, who is sidelined from the 16-man ROI squad due to a finger injury.

The Holkar Stadium was chosen to host the third Test match between India and Australia beginning on March 1, hence it was moved from Indore to Gwalior.

Sudip Kumar Gharami, Yashasvi Jaiswal, B Indrajith, and Yash Dhull, all Bengal batsmen, will make up the majority of ROI’s batting order. Chetan Sakariya, a left-arm seamer, and Harvik Desai, a wicketkeeper-opener, are the only two players on Saurashtra, the team that presently owns the Ranji championship. Mukesh Kumar and Akash Deep, two Bengali speed bowlers, will lead ROI’s fast-bowling section alongside Sakariya and Navdeep Saini from Delhi.The BCCI made the new Irani Cup roster public through Twitter.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the Rest of India (RoI) squad to play Madhya Pradesh, the 2021–22 Ranji Trophy champions, in the Mastercard Irani Cup from March 1–5, 2023, at the Captain Roop Singh Stadium in Gwalior. a BCCI.

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