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.

Asaduddin also gave trials for various IPL franchises including Kolkata Knight Riders back in 2009 without much success.

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.

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