Ranji Trophy: Struggling Ishant Sharma in Delhi squad for Haryana tie

Out-of-form India pacer Ishant Sharma was on Tuesday named in the Delhi squad for their Ranji Trophy match against Haryana to be played at New delhi's Roshanara Ground from November 21-24.

After struggling for form in the ODI series against Australia, Ishant was dropped from the Indian squad for the limited-over series against the visiting West Indies which begins on Thursday.

Ishant Sharma
Ishant Sharma. File Pic

He was named in the just-concluded Test series against the West Indies but did not find a place in the playing eleven in the two matches.

The squad was named after a meeting of the DDCA Senior Selection Committee, chaired by Chetan Chauhan, here today.

Besides Ishant, Varun Sood was also named in the 15-member squad to be captained by Gautam Gambhir.

Manoj Chauhan, Mohit Sharma and Vikas Sharma were dropped from the squad named for the earlier three matches.

In the three matches Delhi have played so far in Group A, they have earned three points with two games having been drawn and one match being abandoned.

The Squad: Gautam Gambhir (captain), Virender Sehwag, Ishant Sharma, Parvinder Awana, Rajat Bhatia, Puneet Bisht, Unmukt Chand, Manan Sharma, Mithun Manhas, Milind Kumar, Sumit Narwal, Ashish Nehra, Vaibhav Rawal, Pawan Suyal, Varun Sood.

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