Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin‘s son, Mohammad Asaduddin will now take part in the Vijay Hazare Trophy after been named in the Uttar Pradesh senior one-day squad included just after appearing for trials at the state team’s nets a week back.
Asaduddin also known as Abbas, is a left-hander, was a part of the Hyderabad U-22 squad way back in 2010. however, he could not break into the senior squad in these years.
On Friday, UPCA general manager Rohit Talwar named the 15-member squad and a lot of eyes were dragged after finding Asaduddin’s name in the squad led by Leg spinner Piyush Chawla.
It was mentioned that Asaduddin appeared for the state team’s trials just a week earlier and now has been drafted into a senior state team.
Squad: Piyush Chawla (captain), Akshdeep Nath, Prashant Gupta, Praveen Kumar, R P Singh, Ali Murtaza, Mukul Dagar, Ekalavya Dwivedi (wk), Amit Mishra Jr, Parvinder Singh, Ankit Rajpoot, Tanmay Srivastava, Kuldeep Yadav, Umang Sharma, Mohammed Asaduddin, Imtiyaz Ahmed, Dipendra Pandit, Israr Azim Khan.