Dhruv Shorey has been appointed captain of the Delhi cricket team for their opening two matches of the upcoming Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season. While the middle-order batsman will lead the side, left-handed Nitish Rana will serve as his deputy. <p></p> <p></p>The team was selected in a meeting on Wednesday in the national capital and was attended by DDCA chairman of selectors Atul Wasan, Anil Bharadwaj, Vineet Jain, coach K Bhaskar Pillay, Sumit Narwal (Observer, Cricket Operations), captain Shroey and convener Sanjay Bharadwaj. <p></p> <p></p>The bowling department will be lead by India international Navdeep Saini while Anuj Rawat will take the wicketkeeping duties, the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) announced on Wednesday. <p></p> <p></p>DDCA has also named four standbys including Pranshu Vijayran, Sarang Rawat, Kshitiz Sharma and Karan Dagar. <p></p> <p></p>As per a DDCA release, Vijayran and Sarang Rawat will travel with the team despite being named among the stand-byes. Delhi kickstart their Ranji Trophy campaign against Kerala at Thumba from December 9 in Thiruvananthapuram before facing Andhra in Ongole. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Delhi squad:</strong> Dhruv Shorey (captain), Nitish Rana (vice-captain), Kunal Chandela, Anuj Rawat, Jonty Sidhu, Lalit Yadav, Shivam Sharma, Vikas Mishra, Tejas Baroka, Pradeep Sangwan, Navdeep Saini, Pawan Suyal, Kunwar Bidhuri, Hiten Dalal, Shivank Vashisth.