It's official now. The Bengal players who switched allegiance to the Indian Cricket League (ICL) are back in the state squad.
A 35-member list of probables announced by the Bengal selectors for the coming season included six players who had done duty for the Royal Bengal Tigers in the ICL.
They are: Subhamoy Das, Deep Dasgupta, Rohan Gavaskar, Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, Shib Sagar Singh and Eklakh Ahmed.
The others are: Anustup Majumdar, Rohan Banerjee, Abhishek Banerjee, Partha Sarathi Bhattacharya, Manoj Tiwary, Dibyendu Chakraborty, Soham Ghosh, Arindam Ghosh, Sourasish Lahiri, Ritam Kundu, Iresh Saxena, Aijaz Ansari, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Avik Choudhury, Ranadeb Bose, Ashok Dinda, Saurav Sarkar, , Nilkantha Das, Ashrafuddin, Arijit Banerjee, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Aritra Chatterjee, Debabrata Das, Sayan Sekhar Mondal, Aditya Sengupta, Amit Banerjee, Prinan Dutta and Shib Sankar Paul (subject to fitness).
Laxmi Ratna Shukla is likely to be named skipper of the side.