Vijay Hazare Trophy 2016/17: Harbhajan Singh To Lead Punjab, Yuvraj Singh Also Included | Sportzwiki

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2016/17: Harbhajan Singh To Lead Punjab, Yuvraj Singh Also Included

Indian cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh (R) play a warm-up football match during a training session at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on February 18, 2011. India and Bangladesh cricket team will play the first match of ICC Cricket Wold cup on February 19. AFP PHOTO / Prakash SINGH (Photo credit should read PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

The discarded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh will lead the 17-member Punjab squad for the upcoming edition of Vijay Hazare Trophy. The side also includes Yuvraj Singh, who recently made a comeback to the national squad for the limited overs series against England.

The action packed batting line-up consists of Mandeep Singh, Manan Vohra, Jiwanjot Singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann and Yuvraj Singh. The India Under 19 skipper Abhishek Sharma, who led the side to an Asia Cup last year has also been included.

Sidharth Kaul and Sandeep Sharma will lead the pace attack with Harbhajan Singh himself spearheading the spin department. The squad do not include Manpreet Gony and Rahul Sharma. Both were the part of the side for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Punjab will play its first match against Vidarbha on February 25.

Punjab squad: Manan Vohra, Shubman Gill, Jivanjot Singh, Mandeep Singh, Yuvraj singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Gitansh Khera (wk) Abhishek Sharma, Harbhajan Singh (c), Manpreet Singh Grewal, Siddharth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma, Varun Khanna, Baltej Singh, Mayank Sidana, Sharad Lumba and Shubek Gill.