India Check batsman Hanuma Vihari will lead Andhra on this month’s Vijay Hazare Trophy restricted overs match and Ricky Bhui will function his deputy, Andhra Cricket Affiliation (ACA) introduced on Thursday.
Vihari, who performed an important position alongside Ravichandran Ashwin in India securing an hourable draw in opposition to Australia in Sydney final month, is just not a part of the nationwide squad for the primary two Checks in opposition to England as a result of a hamstring damage.
“He’s recovering very quick, however continues to be not 100 per cent match. Simply in case he’s unable to grow to be match-fit by February 20, when the match begins, another person will step into his place as a part of our Plan B,” an ACA supply advised IANS.
The 50-over match might be performed throughout six cities — Surat, Indore, Bengaluru, Jaipur, Kolkata and Chennai — from February 20 to March 14.
Andhra Pradesh are positioned in Elite Group B alongside Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, and Vidarbha and might be taking part in all their league matches in Indore.
The league part of the match is scheduled to happen from February 20 till March 1.
The knockout levels will begin with a pre-quarterfinal on March 7 adopted by quarterfinals on March eight and 9. The semi-finals might be happening on March 11 and the ultimate might be held on March 14.
Squad: Hanuma Vihari (captain), Ricky Bhui (vice-captain), Ch Kranti Kumar, Ok Aswin Hebbar, CR Gnaneswar, Maheep Kumar, Ok Karan Shinde, UMS Girinath (wicketkeeper), P Girinath Reddy, Shoaib M. Khan, S Ashish, KV Sasikanth, Ch Stephen, I karthik Raman, S Dhruv Kumar Reddy, G Manish, D Naren Reddy, Ok Nitish Kumar Reddy, M Harishankar Reddy, S Charan Saiteja, S Tarun (wicketkeeper), and B Santos