- Samrat | February 26, 2023 | 2:29 pm
Ranji Trophy champions Madhya Pradesh will take on Rest of India in the Irani Cup 2023 fixture, starting from March 1 in Gwalior. The match was initially slated to be played in Indore but due to the third Test between India vs Australia coinciding the schedule, it was move to Gwalior. It will be the first first-class match in Gwalior to be played in more than six years.
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For the unversed, the Irani Cup is one-off fixture where the Ranji Trophy holders take on a combined team formed as Rest of India. The fixture usually takes place in the beginning of the new domestic season.
Madhya Pradesh will have the likes of Venkatesh Iyer, Rajat Patidar, Avesh Khan in the team while Himanshu Mantri is set to the lead the squad with regular captain Aditya Shrivastava set to miss. The most notable miss in the match will be Sarfaraz Khan as he will not feature for the Rest of India after sustaining an injury.
Irani Cup 2023: LIVE Streaming, When and Where to Watch
The Irani Cup 2023 match will telecast on the Star Sports Network. Indian viewers can also live stream the match on Disney+Hotstar network.
Irani Cup 2023: Squads
Rest of India squad: Mayank Agarwal (capt), Sudip Kumar Gharami, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Harvik Desai, Mukesh Kumar, Atit Sheth, Chetan Sakariya, Navdeep Saini, Upendra Yadav (wk), Mayank Markande, Saurabh Kumar, Akash Deep, B Indrajith, Pulkit Narang, Yash Dhull
Madhya Pradesh squad: Himanshu Mantri (capt & wk), Rajat Patidar, Yash Dubey, Harsh Gawli, Shubham Sharma, Venkatesh Iyer, Akshat Raghuwanshi, Aman Solanki, Kumar Kartikeya, Saransh Jain, Avesh Khan, Ankit Kushwah, Gaurav Yadav, Anubhav Agarwal, Mihir Hirwani