Bengal will start their Ranji campaign against Baroda from December 7 © AFP
Bengal will start their Ranji campaign against Baroda from December 7 © AFP (Representational Photo)

Aug 27, 2014

Cricket Association of Bengal announced a list of 32 probables for the upcoming Ranji Trophy season on Tuesday. The cricketers will train under head coach Ashok Malhotra who will be assisted by former Bengal pacer Ranadeb Bose in a preparatory camp which will start from September 1. But the weather condition in Kolkata is a major worry for CAB officials. Rain might play spoilsport. If the weather won’t permit for outdoor practice then the camp will be conducted at the Pankaj Gupta indoor facilities at Eden Gardens.

In the probable’s list all the big names like Manoj Tiwary, Wriddhiman Saha, Ashok Dinda, Mohammed Shami were there. Apart from those the selectors had given importance to club level performances, while selecting the junior members of the team.

In Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Bengal is placed in A with Karnataka, Mumbai, Railways, Uttar Pradesh, Baroda, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir and Madhya Pradesh. They will start their campaign against Baroda from December 7.

Bengal Ranji Trophy 2014-15 Probables: Rohan Banerjee, Arindam Das, Sudip Chatterjee, Manoj Tiwary, Wriddhiman Saha, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Sourashis Lahiri, Ashok Dinda, Mohammed Shami, Sourav Sarkar, Shib Shankar Paul, Subhojit Banerjee, Sreevats Goswami, Satyabrata Murmu, P.S. Bhattacharjee, Jayojit Basu, Abhishek Das, Pankaj Shaw, Avilin Ghosh, Alok Sharma, Amit Banerjee, Iresh Saxena, Shiv Sagar Singh, Arnab Nandi, Mohammad Ashrafuddin, Sourav Mondal, Sayan Sekhar Mondal, Writam Porel, Surajit Das, Dipak Prasad, Sandip Das, Naved Ahmed.

(Sandipan Banerjee is a reporter at Cricket Country. Cricket has been the biggest passion for him since his childhood. So, when it came to choosing his career, he chose to turn his passion into his profession. Apart from cricket he likes mountain trekking, river rafting and photography. His twitter handle is @im_sandipan)