Check specialist Cheteshwar Pujara will play for Saurashtra of their Ranji Trophy ultimate in opposition to Bengal, it was confirmed on Saturday.
The summit conflict shall be held on the SCA stadium in Khandheri from Monday. The stadium can be internet hosting the Ranji Trophy ultimate for the first-time.
Pujara, who has performed a 77 assessments, will flip up for the hosts after a forgettable tour of New Zealand the place the Indian batsmen have been present in testing situations.
Pujara made 100 runs in 4 innings in New Zealand with scores of 11 and 11 at Wellington and 54 and 24 at Christchurch.
The 17-member squad, led by star pacer Jaydev Unadkat, was introduced by Saurashtra Cricket Affiliation (SCA) on Saturday. After the win over Gujarat within the semifinals, Unadkat had revealed that he was in fixed contact with Pujara, who was in New Zealand.
The SCA had additionally needed Ravindra Jadeja to function within the ultimate however the BCCI turned down its request saying “nationwide responsibility” comes first. Jadeja is predicted to be within the India squad for the three ODIs in opposition to South Africa, starting in Dharamsala on March 12.
Squad: Jaydev Unadkat (Captain), Cheteshwar Pujara, Sheldon Jackson, Kamlesh Makwana, Arpit Vasavada, Chirag Jani, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Harvik Desai, Snell Patel (WK),Kishan Parmar, Avi Barot (wicketkeeper), Prerak Mankad, Samarth Vyas, Vishwaraj Jadeja, Kushang Patel, Chetan Sakariya, Parth Bhut.