Ishant Sharma dropped from Delhi Ranji squad after he failed to attend selectors’ calls

first_imgIndian fast bowler Ishant Sharma was dropped from the Delhi Ranji trophy squad for the season opener against Rajasthan on October 2.”He didn’t answer our call nor responded to my text”, Vinay Lamba, DDCA senior selection panel chairman was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo.Ishant Sharma, who will miss the first Test against South Africa due to the one-match ban he collected during the recently concluded Sri Lanka series, had the opportunity to represent his state team in the season opener.Veterans shown doorThe selectors, who had a meeting with skipper Gautam Gambhir and coach Ajay Jadeja on Wednesday, picked a squad dominated by youngsters. They axed veterans Rajat Bhatia and Punit Bisht.Also read: Ranji Trophy: Gambhir named skipper, Jadeja may be mentor Youngster Unmukt Chand will be the skipper’s deputy. Delhi’s bowling attack looks formidable with Sumit Narwal, Pawan Suyal, Pradeep Sangwan and Parwinder Awana in the line-up.SquadGautam Gambhir (c), Unmukt Chand (vc), Vaibhav Rawal, Milind Kumar, Nitish Rana, Yogesh Nagar, Manan Sharma, Pulkit Narang, Sumit Narwal, Pawan Suyal, Sarang Rawat, Pradeep Sangwan, Parwinder Awana, Mohit Ahlawat, Dhruv Shoreylast_img

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