North Zone cricket team

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The North Zone cricket team is a first-class cricket team that represents northern India in the Duleep Trophy and Deodhar Trophy. It is a composite team of players from six first-class Indian teams from northern India competing in the Ranji Trophy: Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Services. North Zone has the strongest track record of all the zones in the Duleep Trophy, as they have won the Trophy 17 times, with the next best team, West Zone having won 16 times. They hold the record for the most consecutive titles, five, from 1990-91 through to 1994-95.

Current squad[edit]

Name Domestic team Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Unmukt Chand Delhi (1993-03-26) 26 March 1993 (age 21) Right-handed Right arm off break
Prashant Chopra Himachal Pradesh (1992-10-07) 7 October 1992 (age 21) Left-handed Right arm leg break
Gautam Gambhir Delhi (1981-10-14) 14 October 1981 (age 32) Left-handed Right arm leg break
Nikhil Gangta Himachal Pradesh (1992-09-01) 1 September 1992 (age 21) Right-handed Right arm medium
Milind Kumar Delhi (1991-02-15) 15 February 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Rajat Paliwal Services (1991-09-24) 24 September 1991 (age 22) Right-handed Right arm off break
Vaibhav Rawal Delhi (1991-11-09) 9 November 1991 (age 22) Left-handed Right arm leg break
Virender Sehwag Delhi (1978-10-20) 20 October 1978 (age 35) Right-handed Right arm off break
Gurkeerat Singh Punjab (1990-06-29) 29 June 1990 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm off break
Ian Dev Singh J&K (1989-03-01) 1 March 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off break
Jiwanjot Singh Punjab (1990-11-06) 6 November 1990 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm off break
Mandeep Singh Punjab (1991-12-18) 18 December 1991 (age 22) Right-handed Right arm medium
All-rounders
Rishi Dhawan Himachal Pradesh (1990-02-19) 19 February 1990 (age 24) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Parvez Rasool J&K (1989-02-13) 13 February 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off break
Wicket-keepers
Nitin Saini Haryana (1988-10-28) 28 October 1988 (age 25) Right-handed -
Bowlers
Parvinder Awana Delhi (1986-07-19) 19 July 1986 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
Siddarth Kaul Punjab (1990-05-19) 19 May 1990 (age 24) Right-handed Left arm medium-fast
Sarabjit Ladda Punjab (1986-07-10) 10 July 1986 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm leg break
Vikas Mishra Delhi (1992-12-27) 27 December 1992 (age 21) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Ashish Nehra Delhi (1979-04-29) 29 April 1979 (age 35) Right-handed Left arm medium-fast
Ishant Sharma Delhi (1988-09-02) 2 September 1988 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
Mohit Sharma Haryana (1988-09-18) 18 September 1988 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Sandeep Sharma Punjab (1993-05-18) 18 May 1993 (age 21) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Harbhajan Singh Punjab (1980-07-03) 3 July 1980 (age 34) Right-handed Right arm off break Captain
Suraj Yadav Services (1987-10-26) 26 October 1987 (age 26) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast

Famous players from North Zone[edit]

North Zone also had the services of some very famous Indian cricketers before partition, such as

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