Four changes made in State U-23 team

Cuttack, Nov 07, 2017 (Team OCA): 

The Senior Selection Committee of Odisha Cricket Association today effected four changes in the state under-23 men's team for their fifth and last Col C K Nayudu Trophy Plate Group-B match against Jharkhand to be played at Bokaro from November 11 to 14.

Sourabh Rawat, Raj Kishan Patel, Ranjit Paikray and Tarakant Samal were included in the 15-member team, in places of Nirnimesh Jena, Rajesh Dhuper, Sarbeswar Mohanty and Rahul Choudhury. Wicket-keeper Dhuper was promoted to the state Ranji Trophy team after his impressive batting performance in the last C K Nayudu Trophy match against Hyderabad. He replaced Sourabh Rawat, who was demoted to the U-23 team.

Nirnimesh Jena and Sarbeswar Mohanty were dropped from the U-23 team for not performing upto expectation in the last match. Rahul Choudhury was chosen for match against Hyderabad but did not get the chance to play.

ODISHA U-23 TEAM: Debasis Samantray, Amrit Khatua, Sk Salman, Satyajit Sabat, Devendra Singh Kunwar (Captain), Sourabh Rawat (WK), Debabrata Pradhan, Asutosh Das, Subham Nayak, Papu Roy, Preet Kanwar Singh Chohan, Subrat Samal, Raj Kishan Patel, Ranjit Paikray, Tarakant Samal.

Support Staff: Subrat Kumar Panda (Manager), Suresh Kumar (Coach), Biswajit Mohapatra (Physio), Purnendu Jena (Trainer)