Shillong, Nov 27: The Meghalaya Cricket Association has named a 15-member squad for the Vijay Merchant Trophy, a BCCI tournament for U-16 boys.
Meghalaya’s matches will begin on 1st December in Vadodara, Gujarat. The first of their five fixtures, each of which is of a maximum of three days, will be against Bihar.
A preparatory camp was held for the selected boys in Shillong and the team received a send-off here with MCA President Naba Bhattacharjee, Honorary Secretary Gideon Kharkongor, Honorary Treasurer Dhrubajyoti Thakuria and other officials present.
Meghalaya players: Justin Fancon, Benedict Jones Makdoh, Da U La Biang Shangpliang (V-C), Gaurav Jyoti Thakuria, Jarrett M Wanniang, Agatchu Chetia K Marak, Namewanki Pakyntein, Kishlay Vishlux (C), Heiyoomiki Ryngkhlem, Aristo Marak, Aashish Kumar Lohar, Rudra Singh Rathore, Angkit Tamang, Bishes Chettri, Trinayan Dutta
Meghalaya support staff: Sengam G Momin (head coach), Marty Mustafa (assistant coach), Anderson Lyngdoh Mawphlang (physio), Skhembor Khongbtep (trainer), Indra Singh Syiemlieh (manager)
vs Bihar, 1st December
vs Gujarat, 6th December
vs Chhattisgarh, 11th December
vs Delhi, 16th December
vs Hyderabad, 21st December
(Meghalaya Cricket Association photo)