Mumbai, Aug 12 : Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir and Suresh Raina will lead the India Red, Blue and Green teams respectively in the upcoming Duleep Trophy, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed.
The tournament, starting from August 23, will be played for the first time with 'Pink ball' and under lights at Greater Noida International Cricket Stadium, Uttar Pradesh.
According to ESPNcricinfo, the league stage will be played in a round-robin format with each game lasting four days while the final will be a five-day match starting from September 10.
The squads for the three teams are as follows: India Red: Abhinav Mukund, KS Bharat, Sudip Chatterjee, Gurkeerat Singh, Yuvraj Singh (capt), Ankush Bains (wk), Arun Karthik, Akshay Wakhare, Kuldeep Yadav, Nathu Singh, Anureet Singh, Ishwar Pandey, Nitish Rana, M Ashwin, Abhimanyu Mithun.
India Blue: Gautam Gambhir (capt), Mayank Agarwal, Sheldon Jackson Baba Aparajith, Siddhesh Lad, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Parvez Rasool, K Monish, Krishna Das, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohit Sharma, Pankaj Singh, Shardul Thakur, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari India Green: Robin Uthappa, Jalaj Saxena, Ambati Rayudu, Ian Dev Singh, Rohan Prem, Suresh Raina (capt), Parthiv Patel (wk), Harbhajan Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Ashok Dinda, Sandeep Sharma, Ankit Rajpoot, Rajat Paliwal, Jasprit Bumrah, M Vijay.