Vijay Hazare Trophy | Mandeep Singh to captain Punjab in 2018-19 season
Mandeep Singh, has been named as the captain of the Punjab team for the 2018-19 season and will begin their campaign against Himachal Pradesh on September 19. The Punjab side includes the players like Yuvraj Singh, Manan Vohra, Siddarth Kaul, and youngsters Shubman Gill and Mayank Markande.
Singh’s appointment as the skipper will serve as a surprise as it was Yuvraj Singh who used to lead Punjab in the absence of Harbhajan. But the Punjab selectors have opted to go with Mandeep for this season. Meanwhile, Manan Vohra, Gitansh Khera, and Anmolpreet Singh have also been named in the team.
The 16-member squad also included former India U-19 cricketers Shubman Gill, Abhishek Sharma
Squad: Shubman Gill, Manan Vohra, Anmolpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh (captain), Gurkeerat Singh Mann (vice-captain), Yuvraj Singh, Sharad Lumba, Gitansh Khera (wicket-keeper),Sanvir Singh, Arpit Pannu, Mayank Markande, Abhishek Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Manpreet Singh Grewal, Barinder Singh Sran, Arshdeep Singh