Shillong: 15 players has shortlisted by the Meghalaya Cricket Association to take part in the North East zone of the U-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy, which will begin on 11th October.
Mritunjay Bharali will lead the team, with Local player Gavineal Marpna his vice-captain.
But surprises, Meghalaya’s home matches will be played at the Assam Valley School in Tezpur.
Meghalaya squad: Mritunjay Bharali (C, WK), Gavineal Marpna (VC), Avinash Rai, Ayushman Das, Bharat Gurung, Bikash Yadav, Himanshu Kumar Yadav, Raghav Kumar Magotra, Rajiv Mondal, Sillang Marak, Sohan Bhattacharjee, Arush Rahman, Swaraj Shrestra, Gagandeep Singh, Nirdesh Baisoya
Support staff: Sengam G Momin (coach), W Khainly Roy (physio), Teja Vala (trainer), Arun Kumar Rai (manager)
11th Oct vs Sikkim, Bhubaneshwar
17th Oct vs Arunachal Pradesh, Tezpur
23rd Oct vs Manipur, Tezpur
31st Oct vs Mizoram, venue to be decided
6th Nov vs Nagaland, Tezpur