Bengal to feature in NKP Salve Challenger Trophy

Bengal made it to the Challenger Trophy after they clinched the Vijay Hazare Trophy in March 2012

By CricketCountry Staff

 

Mumbai: Sep 10, 2012

 

The 2012 NKP Salve Challenger Trophy will feature Bengal as the third team along with India A and India B, the BCCI announced on Monday.

 

Bengal made it to the Challenger Trophy after they clinched the Vijay Hazare Trophy in March this year. They comprehensively thrashed heavyweights Mumbai by six wickets in the final.

 

Bengal chased down the 249 with 23 balls to spare, to win their first National One Day Championship in fourth attempt.

 

The tournament will be played at Rajkot from September 29 – Octtober 2, 2012

 

India ‘A’ squad

 

Subramaniam Badrinath (c) Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Monish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Ishant Sharma, Parvinder Awana, Abhiymanu Mithun, Pragyan Ojha, Iqbal Abdulla, Harshal Soni, Udit Birla

 

India ‘B’ squad

 

Cheteshwar Pujara (c), Murali Vijay, Srikkanth Anirudh, Dheeraj Jadhav, Robin Bist, Stuart Binny, Ravindra Jadeja, Baba Aparajith, Praveen Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Munaf Patel, Harmeet Singh, Rohit Motwani, Sandeep Sharma