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Mandeep Singh Ruled Out of Duleep Trophy 2023 Owing to an Injury

North Zone team captain Mandeep Singh has been ruled out of the upcoming Duleep Trophy owing to an injury. Haryana all-rounder Jayant Yadav has been named as the replacement player for Mandeep Singh.

Mandeep Singh Ruled Out of Duleep Trophy 2023

As per Duleep Trophy 2023 schedule, North Zone will face North East Zone in the quarter-final at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru from June 28 to July 1.

Punjab batter Nehal Wadhera, who was initially named as stand-by, has now found a spot in the main squad. He recently made an impression in IPL for Mumbai Indians scoring 241 runs in his debut season. Jayant Yadav on the other hand was appointed as the skipper of the North Zone team.

Jayant Yadav
Jayant Yadav(Image: IPL)

“We received intimation this morning from the Punjab Cricket Association that Mandeep Singh had gotten injured and would be unavailable for the Duleep Trophy. Pursuant there to a video-conference was organised this evening with all the selectors of the North Zone Selection Committee and the same was chaired by Chetan Sharma,” Chaudhry was quoted as saying in a press release.

“Selectors discussed the issue and unanimously decided that Nehal Wadhera would be the replacement for Mandeep Singh. Since Mandeep Singh was the captain of the side, the Committee also picked Jayant Yadav to lead the North Zone team in the Duleep trophy,” the release further stated.

North Zone updated squad

Jayant Yadav (c), Prashant Chopra, Dhruv Shorey, Manan Vohra, Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Ankit Kumar, AS Kalsi, Harshit Rana, Abid Mushtaq, Pulkit Narang, Nishant Sandhu, Sidharth Kaul, Vaibhav Arora, Baltej Singh, Nehal Wadher

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