Vijay Hazare Trophy 2013: Parthiv Patel to lead Gujarat

Parthiv Patel-led Gujarat will play their first game against Maharashtra on Thursday in the Vijay Hazare Trophy © Getty Images

Ahmedabad: Feb 13, 2013

Wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel will lead Gujarat team in the West Zone One-Day International Vijay Hazare Trophy 2013, Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) said.

Gujarat will begin their campaign with a match against Maharashtra on Thursday, followed by a match against Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai the next day.

On February 17, they will play Baroda and on February 20, they will be up against Saurashtra, a GCA statement said.

All the matches will be played in Pune. Gujarat had emerged runners-up to Jharkhand two seasons back.

U-19 World Cup winning member Smit Patel has also been included in the squad.