Sports Reporter :
VCA Senior Selection Committee reposed complete faith in the leading abilities of Faiz Fazal handing him reins of Vidarbha squad for the upcoming Ranji Trophy. The double Ranji Trophy and Irani Cup winning skipper will be leading a team of 18 players that will be departing for their venue — Bengaluru, on January 8. This will be Faiz’s 126 First-Class and 110th Ranji game.
The team has been selected for the first two matches to be played against Kerala and Rajasthan from Jan 13-16 and 20-23 respectively. Stumper Akshay Wadkar will be vice-captain of the team. The team: Faiz Fazal (C), Akshay Wadkar (VC), Atharva Taide, Ganesh Satish, Apoorv Wankhade, Siddhesh Wath (WK), R Sanjay, Mohit Kale, Yash Rathod, Akshay Wakhare, Aditya Sarvate, Akshay Karnewar, Lalit Yadav, Yash Thakur, Aditya Thakre, Praful Hinge, Siddhesh Neral, Ganesh Bhosale.