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Ganguly to fortify East Zone against Central

Published: Sunday, March 5, 2006, 23:53 [IST]
 
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Jaipur:With Sourav Ganguly joining the team late this evening East Zone may feel a bit confident while taking on Central Zone in the Deodhar Trophy league tie to be held at the SMS stadium here tomorrow.

Confirming the arrival of the former India skipper East Zone skipper and test discard Deep Dasgupta said though his team has lost their previous two encounters against South Zone and North Zone they hope to make amends against Central zone tomorrow.

Ganguly scored a painstaking 81 against North Zone.

East Zone skipper and test discard Deep Dasgupta said though his team has lost their previous two encounters against South Zone and North Zone they hope to make amend against Central zone tomorrow.

He said Abhishek Jhunjhunwala is certain to play but the final XI would be named before the match tomorrow.

After losing all their previous three matches in the tournament Central Zone is now placed at the bottom of the league table ranked and would like to regain their pride with a victory in the last match against the East Zone .

Skipper JP Yadav who is trying to make a come back in the national team said three changes have been made in the side. Jyoti Yadav will replace Devendra Bundela, Sandeep Singh to play for Ratnesh Mishra and Samir Khare will play for Madhusudan Acharya.

Teams (From):

East Zone: Deep Dasgupta (captain), Sourav Ganguly, Subhomoy Das, Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, Rohan Gavaskar, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Manoj Tiwari, Sib Sagar Singh, Ranadeb Bose, Shib Sankar Paul, S Vasanth Saravanan, Rajiv Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mihir Diwakar, Timir Chanda.

Cenral Zone: JP Yadav (captain), Jyoti Yadav, Ravikant Shukla, S Abbas Ali, TP Singh, Devendra Bundela, Amit Pagnis, Naman Ojha, Ratnesh Mishra, Madhusudan Acharya, Praveen Kumar,Dishant Yagnik, Samir Khare, Sandeep Singh, Shivakant Shukla, Harvinder Singh.

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