Kolkata: After being sidelined almost for the entire season, former captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla was today drafted into Bengal's Ranji Trophy team for its Group A away match against Assam.
Shukla has been included in place of Pankaj Chandila in the only change to their 15-member squad that defeated Odisha by 133 runs in Kalyani.
Bengal will face Assam from December 1-4.
Manoj Tiwary (c), Abhimanyu Easwaran, Sayan Sekhar, Mondal, Sudip Chatterjee, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Pankaj Shaw, Aamir Gani, Pragyan Ojha, Ashok Dinda, Mukesh Kumar, Rohan Banerjee, Veer Pratap Singh, Anurag Tiwari and Sanipan Das.
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