South Zone cricket team

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For the Bangladeshi team, see South Zone cricket team (Bangladesh).

The South Zone cricket team is a first-class cricket team that represents southern India in the Duleep Trophy and Deodhar Trophy. It is a composite team of players from six first-class Indian teams from southern India competing in the Ranji Trophy: Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Hyderabad, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. South Zone has the third strongest track record of all the zones in the Duleep Trophy, as they have won the Trophy 11 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
Ricky Bhui Andhra (1996-09-29) 29 September 1996 (age 18) Right-handed Right arm leg break
Sagun Kamat Goa (1983-05-11) 11 May 1983 (age 31) Left-handed Right arm leg break
Abhinav Mukund Tamil Nadu (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 (age 24) Left-handed Right arm leg break
Karun Nair Karnataka (1991-12-06) 6 December 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm off break
Manish Pandey Karnataka (1989-09-10) 10 September 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off break
Rohan Prem Kerala (1986-09-13) 13 September 1986 (age 28) Left-handed Right arm off break
Lokesh Rahul Karnataka (1992-04-18) 18 April 1992 (age 22) Right-handed -
Akshath Reddy Hyderabad (1991-02-11) 11 February 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm leg break
Bodapati Sumanth Andhra (1988-05-10) 10 May 1988 (age 26) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Robin Uthappa Karnataka (1985-11-11) 11 November 1985 (age 29) Right-handed Right arm medium
Murali Vijay Tamil Nadu (1984-04-01) 1 April 1984 (age 30) Right-handed Right arm off break
All-rounders
Baba Aparajith Tamil Nadu (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 20) Right-handed Right arm off break
Malolan Rangarajan Tamil Nadu (1989-04-22) 22 April 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off break
Wicket-keepers
CM Gautam Karnataka (1986-03-08) 8 March 1986 (age 28) Right-handed -
Dinesh Karthik Tamil Nadu (1985-06-01) 1 June 1985 (age 29) Right-handed -
Sanju Samson Kerala (1994-11-11) 11 November 1994 (age 20) Right-handed -
Bowlers
Vinay Kumar Karnataka (1984-02-12) 12 February 1984 (age 30) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast Captain
Abhimanyu Mithun Karnataka (1989-10-25) 25 October 1989 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Pragyan Ojha Hyderabad (1986-09-05) 5 September 1986 (age 28) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Prasanth Parameswaran Kerala (1985-05-30) 30 May 1985 (age 29) Right-handed Left arm medium-fast
Rahil Shah Tamil Nadu (1985-10-20) 20 October 1985 (age 29) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Chovvakkaran Shahid Kerala (1983-02-08) 8 February 1983 (age 31) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
HS Sharath Karnataka (1993-06-02) 2 June 1993 (age 21) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Aushik Srinivas Tamil Nadu (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 (age 21) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Sandeep Warrier Kerala (1991-04-04) 4 April 1991 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Yo Mahesh Tamil Nadu (1987-12-21) 21 December 1987 (age 26) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast

International players from South Zone[edit]

   Robin Singh
   Murali Karthik
   W.V. Raman
   Laxman Sivaramakrishnan
   Subramaniam Badrinath
   Hemang Badani
   Sadagoppan Ramesh
   Lakshmipathy Balaji
   Sridharan Sriram
   V. B. Chandrasekhar
   T. A. Sekhar
   Bharath Reddy
   Ravichandran Ashwin
   T.E. Srinivasan
   C. Rangachari
   T.Kumaran
   Abhinav Mukund
   /*Stuart Binny*/
   Roger Binny
   Dodda Ganesh
   Vijay Bharadwaj
   David Johnson
   Raghuram Bhat
   Sunil Joshi
   Budhi Kunderan
   Sadanand Vishwanath

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