The sixteenth edition of the Vijay Hazare trophy shall be played out between 28 state cricket associations from Feb 5 to 26. The Vijay Hazare trophy shall feature 28 state cricket associations vie for the ultimate prize in domestic List A cricket.
While the traditional powerhouses like Mumbai, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu would like to add another trophy to their silverware, sides like Gujarat and Vidharbha which have made rapid strides in recent times will look to challenge the big guns.
Tamil Nadu has been the side to beat in Vijay Hazare winning a record five titles. Tamil Nadu are also the defending champions of the trophy as the South Indian powerhouse clinched their fifth title beating Bengal in 2016-17 finals.
The tournament would have some big names like Yuvraj Singh, R Ashwin, Gautam Gambhir, Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara and Amit Mishra who have gone back to state duties and would look to turn the selectors attention with stellar performances.
The twenty eight teams have been divided into four groups of seven teams each.
Here are the squads for all the twenty eight teams
Delhi Squad: Ishant Sharma (c), Pradeep Sangwan, Gautam Gambhir, Rishabh Pant, Hiten Dalal, Unmukt Chand, Dhruv Shorey, Nitish Rana, Navdeep Saini, Pawan Negi, Kulwant Khejroliya, Suboth Bhati, Manan Sharma, Kshitiz Sharma, Lalit Yadav
Tamil Nadu Squad: Vijay Shankar (c), Baba Aparajith, Ravichandran Ashwin, Aswin Crist, Balchander Anirudh, Ganga Sridhar Raju, Kaushik Gandhi, Rahil Shah, N Jagadeesan, Jagatheesan Kousik, Yo Mahesh, Abhinav Mukund, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Krishnamoorthy Vignesh, Murali Vijay, Washington Sundar
Uttar Pradesh Squad: Akshdeep Nath (c), Prashant Gupta, Rinku Singh, Aryan Juyal, Amit Mishra, Shubham Chaubey, Shivam Chaudhary, Kartik Tyagi, Mohd Israr , Mohsin Khan, Ankit Rajpoot, Mohammad Saif, Saurabh Kumar, Umang Sharma, Shivam Mavi, Upendra Yadav
Saurashtra Squad: Jaydev Shah (c), Robin Uthappa, Aarpit Vasavada, Himalaya Barad, Ravindra Jadeja, Sheldon Jackson, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Chirag Jani, Kamlesh Makvana, Prerak Mankad, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hardik Rathod, Shaurya Sanandia, Jaydev Unadkat, Samarth Vyas
Mumbai Squad: Aditya Tare (c), Dhawal Kulkarni, Suryakumar Yadav, Siddhesh Lad, Royston Dias, Akhil Herwadkar, Jay Gokul Bista, Akash Parkar, Shivam Dubey, Shashank Singh, Eknath Kerkar, Dhrumil Matkar, Shams Mulani, Shubham Ranjane, Shivam Malhotra
Assam Squad: Gokul Sharma (c), Riyan Parag, Sibsankar Roy, Abu Nechim, Arup Das, Pritam Das, Amit Sinha, Rishav Das, Mrinmoy Dutta, Jitumoni Kalita, Rahul Singh, Romario Sharma, Abhishek Thakuri, Wasiqur Rahman
Gujarat Squad: Priyank Panchal (c), Rohit Dahiya, Rujul Bhatt, Ishwar Chaudhary, Bhargav Merai, Piyush Chawla, Chintan Gaja, Chirag Gandhi, Samit Gohel, Jesal Karia, Santosh Shinde, Ashav Panchal, Hardik Patel, Karan Patel, Dhruv Raval
Madhya Pradesh Squad: Harpreet Singh (c), Ankit Sharma, Anand Bais, Puneet Datey, Avesh Khan, Sohraab Dhaliwal , Dharmesh Patel, Ajay Rohera, Mihir Hirwani, Saransh Jain, Ankit Kushwah, Naman Ojha, Ishwar Pandey, Rajat Patidar, Rameez Khan, Anshul Tripathi
Baroda Squad: Deepak Hooda (c), Atit Sheth, Yusuf Pathan, Rishi Arothe, Swapnil Singh, Viraj Bhosale, Kedar Devdhar, Lukman Meriwala, Krunal Pandya, Dhruv Patel, Urvil Patel, Ninad Rathva, Vishnu Solanki, Soaeb Tai, Aditya Waghmode
Rajasthan Squad: Aniket Choudhary (c), Mahipal Lomror, Ankit Lamba, K Khaleel Ahmed, Aditya Garhwal, Chetan Bist, Rahul Chahar, Chandrapal Singh, Amitkumar Gautam, Salman Khan, Yash Kothari, Abhimanyu Lamba, Tajinder Singh
Bengal Squad: Manoj Tiwary (c), Ishan Porel, Sudip Chatterjee, Aamir Gani, Shreevats Goswami, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Abhishek Raman, Vivek Singh, Kanishk Seth, Ashok Dinda, Sayan Ghosh, Mukesh Kumar, Pradipta Pramanik, Sumanta Gupta, Writtick Chatterjee, Anustup Majumdar
Andhra Squad: G H Vihari (c), Ricky Bhui, Ashwin Hebbar, Srikar Bharat, Bhargav Bhatt, Bandaru Ayyappa, Girinath Reddy, Karthik Raman, Prasanth Kumar, Duvvarapu Siva Kumar, Dwaraka Ravi Teja, Harishankar Reddy, KV Sasikanth, Bukkapatnam Siddharth, Bodapati SumanthHyderabad Squad: Akshath Reddy (c), Ambati Rayudu, Bavanaka Sandeep, Tanmay Agarwal, Akash Bhandari, PS Chaitanya Reddy, Mohammed Siraj, Mehdi Hasan, Jaweed Ali, Mohammad Muddassir, Ravi Kiran, Telukupalli Ravi Teja, Rohit Rayudu, Palakodeti Sairam, Kolla Sumanth
Jharkhand Squad: Ishan Kishan (c), Varun Aaron, Saurabh Tiwary, Kumar Deobrat, Jaskaran Singh, Monu Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Anukul Roy, Nazim Siddiqui, Rahul Shukla, Sumit Kumar, Atul Singh Surwar, Utkarsh Singh, Vikash Singh, Virat Singh
Kerala Squad: Abhishek Mohan, Sanju Samson, KC Akshay, Arun Karthik, KM Asif, Akshay Chandran, Vinoop Manoharan, MD Nidheesh, Rohan Prem, Sachin Baby, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Sandeep Warrier, Jalaj Saxena, Vinod Kumar, Vishnu Vinod
Punjab Squad: Harbhajan Singh (c), Shubman Gill, Yuvraj Singh, Abhishek Gupta, Manan Vohra, Abhishek Sharma, Barinder Sran, Manpreet Gony, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Siddarth Kaul, Gitansh Khera, Sharad Lumba, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Markande, Sandeep Sharma
Railways Squad: Mahesh Rawat (c), Abhishek Yadav, Manjeet Singh, Akash Verma, Akash Yadav, Anureet Singh, Ashish Yadav, Arindam Ghosh, Vidhyadhar Kamat, Mrunal Devdhar, ACP Mishra, Chanderpal Saini, Karan Thakur, Saurabh Wakaskar, Ankit Yadav
Tripura Squad: Manisankar Murasingh (c), Udiyan Bose, Abhijit Chakraborty, Kaushal Acharjee, Joydeep Banik, Rajat Dey, Joydeep Bhattacharjee, Saurabh Das, Bishal Ghosh, Gurinder Singh, Smit Patel, Shyam Gon, Abhijit Sarkar, Yashpal Singh
Vidarbha Squad: Faiz Faza l(c), Ganesh Satish, Umesh Yadav, Ravi Jangid, Rajneesh Gurbani, Akshay Karnewar, Sanjay Ramaswamy, Jitesh Sharma, Karn Sharma, Atharva taide, Yash Thakur, Apoorv Wankhade, Akshay Vinod Wadkar, Shrikant Wagh, Akshay Wakhare
Odisha Squad: Govinda Poddar (c), Basant Mohanty, Santanu Mishra, Deepak Behera, Jayanta Behera, Shesdeep Babu Patra, Suryakant Pradhan, Prayash Singh, Ranjit Singh, Arabind Singh, Abhishek Raut, Saurabh Rawat, Roshan Kumar Rao, Biplab Samantray, Anurag Sarangi
Services Squad: Ashutosh Aman, Arun Bamal, Lakhan Singh, Suraj Yadav, Nakul Sharma, Nishan Singh, Amit Pachhara, Gahlaut Rahul Singh, Raushan Raj, Diwesh Pathania, Hardik Rajeev Sethi, Nakul Harpal Verma, Vikas Yadav
Jammu and Kashmir Squad: Parvez Rasool (c), Abhishek Bhat, Ram Dayal, Bandeep Singh, Deepak Dogra, Manzoor Dar, Pranav Gupta, Mohammed Mudhasir, Ian Dev Singh , Umar Nazir Mir, Waseem Raza
Goa Squad: Sagun Kamat (c), Felix Alemao, Swapnil Asnodkar, Amogh Sunil Desai, Sumiran Amonkar, Srinivas Fadte, Lakshay Garg , Rajashekhar Harikant, Vijesh Prabhudessai, Snehal Suhas Kauthankar, Darshan Misal, Ganeshraj Dayanand Narvekar, Amulya Pandrekar, Suyash Prabhudessai, Keenan Vaz
Maharashtra Squad: Rahul Tripathi(c), Ankit Bawne, Pradeep Dadhe, Nikit Dhumal, Satyajeet Bachhav, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Divyang Himganekar, Atharva Kale, Murtaza Trunkwala, Shamshuzama Kazi, Shrikant Mundhe, Nikhil Naik, Jay Pande, Anupam Sanklecha, Naushad Shaikh, Siddhesh Warghante, Vijay Zol
Chhattisgarh Squad: Amandeep Khare (c), Pankaj Kumar Rao, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Shashank Chandraker, Abhimanyu Chauhan, Shourabh Khairwar, Vishal Kushwah, Manoj Singh, Pawandeep Singh, Shakeeb Ahmed, Sumit Ruikar, Shahnawaz Hussain, Shivendra Singh
Karnataka Squad: Vinay Kumar (c), Prasidh Krishna, Stuart Binny, Karun Nair, Mayank Agarwal, Manish Pandey, Abhimanyu Mithun, Praveen Dubey, Shreyas Gopal, Mayank Agarwal, CM Gautam, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ravikumar Samarth, KC Cariappa, Sreenath Aravind, Pavan Deshpande
Himachal Pradesh Squad: Prashant Chopra (c), Sumeet Verma, Amit Kumar, Ankush Bains, Kanwar Abhinay Singh, Bipul Sharma, Mayank Dagar, Akshay Chauhan, Rishi Dhawan, Paras Dogra, Dheeraj Kumar, Nikhil Gangta, Pankaj Jaiswal, Ankit Kaushik
Haryana Squad: Amit Mishra (c), Chaitanya Bishnoi, Rahul Tewatia, Ajit Chahal, Ashish Hooda, Mohit Sharma, Rajat Paliwal, Harshal Patel, Shubham Rohilla, Rohit Parmod Sharma, Shivam Chauhan, Guntashveer Singh, Virender Dahiya, Jayant Yadav