Sanju Samson to lead Kerala in Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson. File photo: Twitter/IPL

Sanju Samson will lead Kerala in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy National T20 Championship. Sachin Baby has been named Sanju's deputy, while outstation professionals Robin Uthappa and Jalaj Saxena have been retained in the squad.

Veteran pacer S Sreesanth opted out due to personal reasons.

Kerala are placed in Elite Group D along with Railways, Assam, Gujarat, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. The matches begin in New Delhi on November 4.

Kerala squad: Sanju Samson (capt), Sachin Baby (vice-capt), Robin Uthappa, Jalaj Saxena, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Vishnu Vinod, K M Asif, Basil Thampi, Sijomon Joseph, Vatsal Govind, P K Midhun, S Midhun, Rohan Kunnummal, Rojith Ganesh, Sharafuddeen, Viswesar Suresh, Manu Krishnan, M S Akhil, Abdul Basith, Vaisakh Chandran.

Kerala's fixtures: versus Gujarat, November 4; versus Bihar, November 5; versus Railways, November 6; versus Assam, November 8; versus Madhya Pradesh, November 9.

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