Manoj Tiwary will lead the Bengal team in the first two Ranji Trophy matches as skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran has been asked to join the Indian squad for the upcoming Test series against Bangladesh, starting December 14.
It has been learned that Abhimanyu, who recently led India-A against Bangladesh-A in two first-class matches at Cox’s Bazar and Sylhet, has been asked to join the Indian squad after Rohit Sharma sustained an injury to his left thumb. Is.
Following the development, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Saturday picked Tiwary as the stand-in captain and named Kaushik Ghosh as Abhimanyu’s replacement.
The CAB also picked Ravikant Singh in place of fast bowler Mukesh Kumar, who is being ruled out due to injury.