Nitish Rana has been awarded the captaincy of the North Zone squad for the next Deodhar Trophy 2023 as a consequence of his exceptional leadership abilities and excellent performance in the Indian Premier League 2023.
Rana will now control his regional team in this renowned local competition after serving as a stand-in captain for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.
The powerful left-handed batter had a spectacular IPL season, hitting the 400-run mark for the first time in his entire career. Rana accomplished an amazing total of 413 runs for KKR over the course of 14 matches.
Despite Kolkata Knight Riders’ 7th place finish in the competition, Rana’s outstanding leadership abilities and performances grabbed the attention of cricket experts all around the country.
Nitish Rana will aim to guide North Zone to title triumph in Deodhar Trophy 2023
Rana’s choice as skipper of the North Zone team for the Deodhar Trophy indicates the selectors’ trust in him after his successful time as the interim skipper in the IPL.
The 29-year-old southpaw’s choice for the North Zone team gives him a fantastic opportunity to prove his talent and enhances his case for a call-up to the national team.
Rana will be entirely focused on leading the North Zone squad to victory in the Deodhar Trophy after being absent from domestic cricket since the end of the IPL. The tournament marks the start of the domestic white-ball season and gives Rana the chance to display both his strong leadership qualities and his great hitting abilities.
Abhishek Sharma, PrabhSimran, and Harshit Rana were selected for Emerging Asia Cup
Meanwhile, Young cricketers Abhishek Sharma, Prabhsimran Singh, and Harshit Rana have also been selected to the India A squad for the Emerging Teams Asia Cup, which coincides with the Deodhar Trophy.
The trio could potentially join the North Zone team in the latter stage, if India A advances to the competition final, providing the standby players a chance to debut in the opening match.
The Deodhar Trophy, which will be starting on July 24, promises to be an exciting competition among teams from various zones. Cricket fans eagerly believe Nitish Rana’s leadership abilities leading the North Zone team to victory as he accepts the role of captain.