Five changes made in State U-19 team

Cuttack, Dec 03, 2017 (Team OCA): 

Odisha Cricket Association made five changes in the state under-19 team for their Cooch Behar Trophy Group-A league match to be played against Punjab at Patiala from Dcember 8 to 11, 2017. Vice-captain Kshama Sagar Bal, Partha Sarathi Nayak, Ayashkant Sahu, Ankitkar Jaiswal and Satyakam Bharadwaj were dropped from the team that lost their last match their last match against Chhattisgarh at Bhilai.

The five were replaced by Jyoti Ranjan Behera, Binit Mohanty, Biswajit Mallick, Preetam Jena and Sekhat Majhi. In another major change, Raghunath Malla was made the new captain in place of Swastik Samal, who, however, retained his place in the 15-member team. Aakash Nayak was named the new vice-captain.

ODISHA U-19 TEAM: Raghunath Malla (Captain), Aakash Nayak (Vice-captain), Swastik Samal, Manas Nayak (WK), Jyoti Ranjan Behera, Somen Chand, Umesh Yadav, Rajesh Mohanty, Sibashish Sahoo, Krishna Palei, Binit Mohanty, Biswajit Mallick, Preetam Jena, Kunal Malick (WK), Sekhar Majhi.
Support Staff: Sangram Kumar Gumansingh (Manager), Saurabh Sehgal (Coach), Somu Mallick (Physio), Jagat Ranjan Das (Trainer).