Yuvraj Singh to lead Punjab in Ranji Trophy 2016 opener against Railways

Harbhajan Singh, who was named the skipper for the season, is not available for the first match.

By: PTI | Chandigarh | Updated: October 4, 2016 4:00 am
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In Harbhajan Singh’s absence, Yuvraj Singh will lead Punjab in their opening Ranji Trophy match against Railways, to be played at the Palam Ground from October 6 to 9.

Off-spinner Harbhajan, who was named the skipper, is not available for the first match, PCA spokesperson Sushil Kapoor said on Monday.

“Off spinner Arpit Pannu will be replacing Harbhajan in the match,” Kapoor said.

The other members of the team are Jeevanjot Singh, Manan Vohra, Uday Kaul, Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Gitansh Khera (wicket keeper), Vinay Chaudhary, Siddharth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma, Manpreet Singh Grewal, Mayank Sidana, Rajwinder Singh, Subek Gill and Arpit Singh Pannu.