Jaffer retained as Mumbai Ranji team captain

Wasim Jaffer’s performance as skipper come under scanner following Mumbai’s exit at the quarter-final stage of the competition Getty Images

Mumbai: Sep 5, 2011

India discard Wasim Jaffer was today retained captain of the Mumbai Ranji Trophy squad for the 2011-12 season by the senior selection panel of MCA, headed by Milind Rege.

“Jaffer has been named the captain for the season,” informed Mumbai Cricket Association’s joint secretary and selection meeting convenor Nitin Dalal.

Jaffer’s performance as the 39-time national champions’ skipper in the previous season had come under scanner following the team’s exit at the quarter-final stage of the competition.

The Mumbai selectors also named Mumbai’s 45-member probables for the season.

The list of Mumbai probables includes Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan who have played only sporadiclly for the team in recent years.

Probables:

Wasim Jaffer (Captain), Sachin Tendulkar, Swapnil Salvi, Kausubh Pawar, Sushant Marathe, Bravish Shetty, Akhil Herwadkar, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Prashant Naik, Suryakumar Yadav, Abhishek Nayar, Siddharth Chitnis, Shoaib Shaikh, Onkar Khanvilkar, Nikhil Patil (Jr.), Pankaj Jaiswal, Siddhesh Lad, Parag Khanapurkar, Onkar Gurav, Moondeep Mangela, Shardul Thakur, Santosh Shinde, Aditya Tare, Sufiyan Shaikh, Neelkanth Parab, Ramesh Powar, Iqbal Abdulla, Harmeet Singh, Ankit Chavan, Sagar Gorivale, Gaurav Jathar, Zaheer Khan, Ajit Agarkar, Dhaval Kulkarni, Aquib Shaikh, Javed Khan, Kshemal Waingankar, Rajesh Verma, Rohan Raje, Murtuza Hussain, Avishkar Salvi, Usman Malvi, Saurabh Netravalkar, Nadeem Mehndi.(PTI)Mumbai: Sep 5, 2011

India discard Wasim Jaffer was today retained captain of the Mumbai Ranji Trophy squad for the 2011-12 season by the senior selection panel of MCA, headed by Milind Rege.

“Jaffer has been named the captain for the season,” informed Mumbai Cricket Association’s joint secretary and selection meeting convenor Nitin Dalal.

Jaffer’s performance as the 39-time national champions’ skipper in the previous season had come under scanner following the team’s exit at the quarter-final stage of the competition.

The Mumbai selectors also named Mumbai’s 45-member probables for the season.

The list of Mumbai probables includes Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan who have played only sporadiclly for the team in recent years.

Probables: Wasim Jaffer (Captain), Sachin Tendulkar, Swapnil Salvi, Kausubh Pawar, Sushant Marathe, Bravish Shetty, Akhil Herwadkar, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Prashant Naik, Suryakumar Yadav, Abhishek Nayar, Siddharth Chitnis, Shoaib Shaikh, Onkar Khanvilkar, Nikhil Patil (Jr.), Pankaj Jaiswal, Siddhesh Lad, Parag Khanapurkar, Onkar Gurav, Moondeep Mangela, Shardul Thakur, Santosh Shinde, Aditya Tare, Sufiyan Shaikh, Neelkanth Parab, Ramesh Powar, Iqbal Abdulla, Harmeet Singh, Ankit Chavan, Sagar Gorivale, Gaurav Jathar, Zaheer Khan, Ajit Agarkar, Dhaval Kulkarni, Aquib Shaikh, Javed Khan, Kshemal Waingankar, Rajesh Verma, Rohan Raje, Murtuza Hussain, Avishkar Salvi, Usman Malvi, Saurabh Netravalkar, Nadeem Mehndi.