I need to survive four days: Sanjeev Sharma

CHANDIGARH: It took them more than 24 hours to get to Chandigarh from Itanagar. But Arunachal Pradesh The side has no complaints because they are here to play cricket.

Arunachal Pradesh who are only into their second Ranji Trophy season will lock horns with debutants Chandigarh at the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium, here from Monday. In their maiden season, Arunachal Pradesh lost to Meghalaya by seven wickets on debut. They finished the 2018-19 tournament eighth in the table, with no wins from their eight matches.

Arunachal Pradesh 's coach Sanjeev Sharma and his boss Song Tacho spent a good 10 minutes in the field, before heading towards the net.

Batting Paradise It is a beautiful field and if a batter enters it will be very difficult to take it out. There will be help for bowlers too because they have left grass in it. Waiting for an exciting game, said Sharma. who played two Tests and 23 One Day Internationals for India in the late 80s His last test was memorable against England at the Lord's in 1990, when Graham Gooch scored a triple century (333). Kiran More dropped the English captain on 29 of Sharma's bowling.

It is a great exhibition for children. Our main goal is to survive and take every game until Day 4. This is what I told my children. This team is only in its second season and over time, they will only get better with the experience, he added.

In his squad, the former Indian cricketer said players like Samarth Seth, Rahul Dalal, Akhilesh Sahani and Techi Neri have seized the opportunity and are playing well.

We have a very good combination of young and experienced players on our side. We had a good preparation before the season and the boys are eager to perform well, Sharma said.

In regards to the XI game, Sharma kept his cards close to his chest.

We will decide in the morning before launch, Sharma said with a smile on his face.

Squad: Arunachal Pradesh: Yab Niya, Neelam Obi, Song Tacho (Captain), Kengo Bam, Techi Neri, Karkir Taye, Takam Tallum, Licha Tehi, Indiya Toku, Nabam Tempol, Akhilseh Sahani, Kamasha Yangfo, Samarth Seth, Techi Doria, Rahul Dalal