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Ranji Trophy 2017: Mumbai drop Abhishek Nayar ahead of must-win game against Tripura

Abhishek Nayar was dropped from the Mumbai Ranji Trophy squad after managing just 130 runs and eight wickets.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: November 22, 2017 10:24:02 pm
Abhishek Nayar had a difficult Ranji season this year managing only 130 runs at 18.57 and eight wickets. (Source: Express file)

Batsman Abhishek Nayar was dropped from the Mumbai Ranji Trophy squad for their must-win game against Tripura, beginning from Saturday. The left-handed batsman and right arm medium pacer had a difficult Ranji season this year managing only 130 runs at 18.57 and eight wickets.

Meanwhile, left-arm spinner Vijay Gohil has come back in the 14-member squad. Reserve spinner Aditya Dhumal has also been dropped.

This is a must-win game for Mumbai to stay in the hunt for the quarter-finals. Mumbai have bagged the Ranji Trophy for a record 41 times.

The squad: Aditya Tare (Capt), Suryakumar Yadav (Vice-capt), Jay Bista, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Siddhesh Lad, Akash Parkar, Karsh Kothari, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shardul Thakur, Minad Manjrekar, Vijay Gohil, Akhil Herwadkar, Sufiyan SHAIKH.

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