Harbhajan Singh to lead Rest of India in Irani Cup

Harbhajan Singh will lead Rest of India squad in the Irani Cup tie against Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka at Bengaluru from February 9.

updated: February 03, 2014 17:54 IST
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Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, Delhi batsman Gautam Gambhir and J&K bowler Parvez Rasool have been included in the Rest of India squad named Monday by the BCCI, which is scheduled to play Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka in the Irani Cup game at Bengaluru from February 9-13. 2014.

Punjab's Harbhajan, who last played a Test for India in March 2013, will lead a squad that also includes emerging star Baba Aparajith, Maharashtra batsman Kedar Jadhav and pacer Varun Aaron. Jharkhand's Aaron also played for the Indian team in the recently concluded ODI series against New Zealand.

Karnataka will by buoyed by their recent Ranji Trophy win, where they beat Maharashtra convincingly by seven wickets in the final to win their seventh domestic title. (Match report)

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