Ishant Sharma named in Delhi squad to take on Haryana in Ranji Trophy 2013-14 tie

Ishant Sharma was axed from Indian side after poor showing in the recent times © AFP

New Delhi: Nov 19, 2013

Out-of-form India pacer Ishant Sharma was on Tuesday named in the Delhi squad for their Ranji Trophy match against Haryana to be played at Roshanara Ground from November 21-24.

After struggling for form in the One-Day International (ODI) series against Australia, Ishant was dropped from the Indian squad for the limited-over series against the visiting West Indies which begins on Thursday.

He was named in the just-concluded Test series against the West Indies but did not find a place in the playing eleven in the two matches.

The squad was named after a meeting of the DDCA Senior Selection Committee, chaired by Chetan Chauhan.

Besides Ishant, Varun Sood was also named in the 15-member squad to be captained by Gautam Gambhir.

Manoj Chauhan, Mohit Sharma and Vikas Sharma were dropped from the squad named for the earlier three matches.

In the three matches Delhi have played so far in Group A, two had been drawn while one match was abandoned.

Delhi squad:

Gautam Gambhir (c), Virender Sehwag, Ishant Sharma, Parvinder Awana, Rajat Bhatia, Puneet Bisht, Unmukt Chand, Manan Sharma, Mithun Manhas, Milind Kumar, Sumit Narwal, Ashish Nehra, Vaibhav Rawal, Pawan Suyal, Varun Sood.