Indian southpaw Yuvraj Singh shall lead Punjab cricket team in the absence of ace off-spinner Harbhajan Singh in their opening Ranji Trophy match against Railways.
Punjab shall take on Railways in their opening tie at the Palam Ground from October 6 to 9. Off-spinner Harbhajan, who was named the skipper, is not available for the first match, PCA spokesperson Sushil Kapoor said today.
"Off spinner Arpit Pannu will be replacing Harbhajan in the match," Kapoor said.
Punjab Ranji Squad:
Jeevanjot Singh, Manan Vohra, Uday Kaul, Mandeep Singh, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Gitansh Khera (wicket keeper), Vinay Chaudhary, Siddharth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma, Manpreet Singh Grewal, Mayank Sidana, Rajwinder Singh, Subek Gill and Arpit Singh Pannu.