East Zone cricket team

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The East Zone cricket team is a first-class cricket team that represents eastern India in the Duleep Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Inter Zonal. It is a composite team of five first-class Indian teams from eastern India competing in the Ranji Trophy: Assam, Bengal (West Bengal), Jharkhand, Orissa and Tripura.

East Zone has won the Duleep Trophy twice in the 2011/12 and 2012/13 seasons, as well as the Deodhar Trophy four times in the 1992/93, 1993/94, 1996/97 and 2003/04 seasons.

Current squad[edit]

Name Domestic team Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Parvez Aziz Assam (1987-12-08) 8 December 1987 (age 29) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Natraj Behera Orissa (1988-05-28) 28 May 1988 (age 29) Right-handed
Pallavkumar Das Assam (1990-01-17) 17 January 1990 (age 27) Left-handed Right arm off break
Kumar Deobrat Jharkhand (1992-10-24) 24 October 1992 (age 24) Right-handed -
Ishank Jaggi Jharkhand (1989-01-27) 27 January 1989 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm leg break
Anustup Majumdar Bengal (1984-04-30) 30 April 1984 (age 33) Right-handed Right arm leg break
Rameez Nemat Jharkhand (1986-11-14) 14 November 1986 (age 30) Right-handed
Govind Podder Orissa (1991-09-09) 9 September 1991 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off break
Sibsankar Roy Assam (1990-10-10) 10 October 1990 (age 26) Left-handed Right arm leg break
Subhrajit Roy Tripura (1987-07-16) 16 July 1987 (age 29) Right-handed Right arm leg break
Manoj Tiwary Bengal (1985-11-14) 14 November 1985 (age 31) Right-handed Right arm leg break
Saurabh Tiwary Jharkhand (1989-12-30) 30 December 1989 (age 27) Left-handed -
All-rounders
Manisankar Murasingh Tripura (1993-01-01) 1 January 1993 (age 24) Left-handed Right arm medium
Biplab Samantray Orissa (1988-12-14) 14 December 1988 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm medium
Laxmi Ratan Shukla Bengal (1981-05-06) 6 May 1981 (age 36) Right-handed Right arm medium LA captain
Tarjinder Singh Assam (1987-12-22) 22 December 1987 (age 29) Right-handed Right arm off break
Wicket-keepers
Shreevats Goswami Bengal (1989-05-18) 18 May 1989 (age 28) Left-handed -
Wriddhiman Saha Bengal (1984-10-24) 24 October 1984 (age 32) Right-handed - FC captain
Bowlers
Deepak Behera Orissa (1985-01-15) 15 January 1985 (age 32) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Ashok Dinda Bengal (1984-03-25) 25 March 1984 (age 33) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
Sunny Gupta Jharkhand (1988-09-27) 27 September 1988 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm off break
Basant Mohanty Orissa (1986-11-24) 24 November 1986 (age 30) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Shahbaz Nadeem Jharkhand (1989-08-12) 12 August 1989 (age 27) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Abu Nechim Assam (1988-11-05) 5 November 1988 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Samar Quadri Jharkhand (1989-07-27) 27 July 1989 (age 27) Right-handed Right arm leg break
Rahul Shukla Jharkhand (1990-08-28) 28 August 1990 (age 26) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium
Ajay Yadav Jharkhand (1986-12-18) 18 December 1986 (age 30) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast

Famous players from East Zone[edit]

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