The Duleep Trophy cricket tournament will be played with pink balls this year at Greater Noida’s new stadium.
Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina and Gautam Gambhir will lead India ‘Red’, India ‘Green’ and India ‘Blue’ teams, respectively, in the Duleep Trophy tournament which will be played for the first time with pink ball and under lights at the Greater Noida International Cricket Stadium in Uttar Pradesh from August 23 to September 14.
All three teams will play against each other once in four-day-and-night games while the final will be a five-day affair from September 10 to 14.
India Red: Yuvraj Singh (Capt), Abhinav Mukund, KS Bharat, Sudip Chatterjee, Gurkeerat Singh, Ankush Bains (wk), Arun Karthik, Akshay Wakhare, Kuldeep Yadav, Nathu Singh, Anureet Singh, Ishwar Pandey, Nitish Rana, M Ashwin, Abhimanyu Mithun
India Blue: Gautam Gambhir (Capt), Mayank Agarwal, Sheldon Jackson, Baba Aparajith, 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: Suresh Raina (Capt), Robin Uthappa, Jalaj Saxena, Ambati Rayudu, Ian Dev Singh, Rohan Prem, Parthiv Patel (wk), Harbhajan Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Ashoke Dinda, Sandeep Sharma, Ankit Rajpoot, Rajat Paliwal, Jasprit Bumrah, Murali Vijay
Schedule: India ‘Red’ vs India ‘Green’ (Aug 23-26); India ‘Red’ vs India ‘Blue’ (Aug 29-Sept 1), India ‘Blue’ vs India ‘Green’ (Sept 4-7); Final: Sept 10-14