Central Zone cricket team

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The Central Zone cricket team is a first-class cricket team that represents central India in the Duleep Trophy and Deodhar Trophy. It is a composite team of players from five first-class Indian teams from central India competing in the Ranji Trophy: Madhya Pradesh, Railways, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Vidarbha. Central Zone has the fourth strongest track record of all the zones in the Duleep Trophy, as they have won the Trophy 5 times, with the best team, North Zone having won 17 times.

Current squad[edit]

Name Domestic team Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Anand Bais Madhya Pradesh (1991-07-18) 18 July 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm off break LA
Robin Bist Rajasthan (1987-11-02) 2 November 1987 (age 27) Right-handed Right arm off break FC
Mukul Dagar Uttar Pradesh (1990-12-17) 17 December 1990 (age 24) Left-handed LA
Faiz Fazal Railways (1985-09-07) 7 September 1985 (age 29) Left-handed Right arm medium FC
Arindam Ghosh Railways (1986-10-19) 19 October 1986 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm medium FC
Arjit Gupta Rajasthan (1989-09-12) 12 September 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off break LA
Abhishek Kaushik Railways (1985-02-13) 13 February 1985 (age 30) Left-handed LA
Akshdeep Nath Uttar Pradesh (1993-05-10) 10 May 1993 (age 21) Right-handed Right arm medium LA
Shalabh Shrivastava Vidarbha (1986-02-02) 2 February 1986 (age 29) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast FC
All-rounders
Piyush Chawla Uttar Pradesh (1988-12-24) 24 December 1988 (age 26) Left-handed Right arm leg break FC & LA; captain
Ashok Menaria Rajasthan (1990-10-29) 29 October 1990 (age 24) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox FC & LA
Jalaj Saxena Madhya Pradesh (1986-12-15) 15 December 1986 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm off break FC & LA
Karn Sharma Railways (1987-10-23) 23 October 1987 (age 27) Right-handed Right arm leg break FC
Wicket-keepers
Naman Ojha Madhya Pradesh (1983-07-20) 20 July 1983 (age 31) Right-handed - FC
Mahesh Rawat Railways (1985-10-25) 25 October 1985 (age 29) Right-handed - FC & LA
Jitesh Sharma Vidarbha (1993-10-22) 22 October 1993 (age 21) Right-handed - LA
Bowlers
Swapnil Bandiwar Vidarbha (1988-08-09) 9 August 1988 (age 26) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast LA
Amit Mishra Uttar Pradesh (1991-11-11) 11 November 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast FC
Ishwar Pandey Madhya Pradesh (1989-08-15) 15 August 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast FC & LA
Anureet Singh Railways (1988-03-02) 2 March 1988 (age 27) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast FC & LA
Pankaj Singh Rajasthan (1985-05-06) 6 May 1985 (age 29) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast FC & LA
Kuldeep Yadav Uttar Pradesh (1994-12-14) 14 December 1994 (age 20) Left-handed Slow left-arm chinaman FC & LA

Famous players from Central Zone[edit]

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