Ranji Trophy: Suryakumar Yadav appointed Mumbai captain

MUMBAI: fit batter Suryakumar Yadav he was appointed Monday captain of the Ranji team of Mumbai a week before the start of the domestic power campaign in the prestigious Cricket tournament.

The 29-year-old hitter was red hot during the recently concluded Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, a T20 competition in which Mumbai was in the Super League stage.

Following the new constitution, they (ad-hoc selection committee) invited Surya and appointed him as the captain, said a senior official. Mumbai Cricket Association official, aware of the development, told PTI.

Yadav fue reemplazado como el capitán durante la temporada 2014-15 de Ranji a mitad de camino y también fue eliminado en la última edición del tournament.

But all that has happened and Yadav would like to start over and change the fate of the 41 Ranji champions in the 2019-2020 season.

A prolific hitter, Yadav's leadership skills will be tested in the new season.

Yadav, who made his Mumbai debut against Delhi in 2010, is one of the team's main players. In 72 first-class games, he has accumulated 4,818 races with 12 hundreds and 24 half centuries.

Meanwhile, it has been known reliably that the MCA's Milind-Rege ad-hoc selection committee has completed the Mumbai squad, although the association had not yet put it on its website.

Mumbai begins his Ranji Trophy campaign against Baroda in Vadodara since December 9.