Manoj Tiwary to lead Bengal in Ranji trophy

Manoj Tiwary currently with the Indian squad for first two of the five-match ODI series against England beginning in Hyderabad on Friday Getty Images

Kolkata: Oct 13, 2011

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Thursday announced a 16-member Bengal squad for Syed Mustaq T20 tournament to be held in Jamshedpur from October 20 retaining hard hitter batsman Manoj Tiwary as captain.

Tiwary is now part of Indian squad for first two of the five-match ODI series against England beginning in Hyderabad on Friday.

Bengal will play their first match against Assam on October 20.

The CAB dropped medium pacer Ranadeb Bose following a request from him.

Bengal Squad:

Manoj Tiwary (Captain), Wriddhiman Saha (Vice Captain), Anustup Mazunder, Arindam Ghosh, Subhomay Das, Debobroto Das, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Sayan Shekhar Mondal, Sanjib Sanyal, Arnab Nandy, Avishek Jhunjhunwala, Md. Sami, Ashok Dinda, Iresh Saxena, Srivats Goswami, and Anirban Gupta.

The selected players have been asked to report to coach W V Raman on October 14.

Fixture:

Oct 20: Bengal vs. Assam; Tripura vs. Orissa

Oct 21: Orissa vs. Assam; Tripura vs. Jharkhand

Oct 22: Jharkhand vs. Bengal; Tripura vs. Assam

Oct 23: Jharkhand vs. Orissa; Tripura vs. Bengal

Oct 24: Jharkhand vs. Assam; Orissa vs. Bengal