The first quarter-final of Prof DB Deodhar Trophy one-day limited over inter zonal knock out will be played at PCA cricket stadium in Mohali from Friday.
South Zone are being led by international Dinesh Karthik and have internationals Abhimanyu Mithun, Abhinav Mukund and Pragyan Ojha in their ranks while Central Zone led by international leg spinner Piyush Chawla and have also in their ranks internationals Umesh Yadav and Mohd Kaif.
According to PCA spokesman Sushil Kapoor all arrangements for the smooth conduct of match are in place. The entry to the PCA Stadium for watching the match is free to the public from gate no9. The on field umpires for the match are Bharti Vij (Punjab) and Anil Chaudhary (Delhi). Match referee is Parkash Bhatt (Saurashtra) and umpires' coach is Narender Menon (MPCA).
Two members of the senior selection committee Surendra Bhave and Narender Hirwani will be watching the matches.
Teams: South Zone: Dinesh Karthik (captain WK) Ashish Reddy, Srikanth Anirudha, Stuart Binny, Ganesh Satish, Shadab Jakati, Abhimanyu Mithun, Ronit More, Abhinav Mukund, Pragyan Ojha, Prasanth Parameshwaran, Rohan Prem, Dwarka Ravi Teja and Akshath Reddy.
Central Zone: Piyush Chawla (captain), Naman Ojha (WK), Ashish Yadav, Udit Birla, Robin Bisht, Shailender Gehlot, Mohd Kaif, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashok Maneria, Rameez Khan, Jalaj Saxena, Shivakant Shukla, T P Sudhindra and Umesh Yadav.