Ishant Sharma to lead Delhi in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Published on Jan 31, 2018 09:26 AM IST

Ishant Sharma, who was a part of the Indian team for the Test series against South Africa, will lead Delhi in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, starting February 5.

Ishant Sharma will lead Delhi in this year’s Vijay Hazare Trophy.(BCCI)
Ishant Sharma will lead Delhi in this year’s Vijay Hazare Trophy.(BCCI)
Press Trust of India, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Test specialist Ishant Sharma will be back as Delhi captain for the Vijay Hazare Trophy even as the selection committee led by Atul Wassan once again picked controversial Kshitiz Sharma in the 15-member squad.

Kshitiz, whose selection has not been free of controversy surprisingly landed an IPL contract of Rs 20 lakh with Chennai Super Kings after being bracketed in the all-rounder category.

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He once given chance in one match in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, where he scored 7 off 10 balls.

However the selectors have got U-23 highest scorer Hiten Dalal in the limited overs side along with former U-19 captain Unmukt Chand, who scored half-century in the Mushtaq Ali T20 final.

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