THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala will face Rajasthan in Ranji trophy cricket tournament to be held at St Xavier’s college ground at Thumba on Tuesday. The match starts at 9 am and it will go on till October 27. Entry is free.
All Group B matches will be held at the college ground since the Greenfield stadium is getting ready for the T20 match between India and New Zealand which will be on November 7.
The state team came second with six points in Group B with a win and a loss. It won in the first match against Jharkhand but lost to Gujarat. Rajasthan has four points after two matches ended in draws. St Xavier’s college ground will be the venue for more matches that Kerala plays. Kerala-Jammu Kashmir match has been shifted to the ground here on November 1. Match with Sourashtra will also be played here on November 17.
Sachin Baby (Captain), Sanju Samson, Rohan Prem, Jalaj Saxena, Arun Karthik, Muhammad Asharuddin (wicket keeper), Sandeep Warrier, Basil Thampi, MD Nidhish, Akshay Chandran, Sijomon Joseph, Vishnu Vinod, Rahul P, Salman Nisar, Fabid Farooq, Asif KM, Nikhilesh Surendran.
Pankaj Singh (Captain), Dishant Yagnik, Mahipal Lomror, Ashok Menaria, Rajesh Bishnoi (senior), Amit Goutam, Robin Bishit, Rajesh Bishnoi (junior), Aniket Chowdhary, Tanveer Ul Haq, Tejinder Singh, Chetan Bhishit, Deepak Chajjar, Sidhant Dobel, Arijit Gupta. Umpire: Rohan Pandit, Umesh Dube, Match Referee: D Mukherjee.