South Zone takes on holder East in the Duleep Trophy semifinal to be played at the ACA-VDCA stadium from October 14 to 17.

East Zone won its maiden Duleep Trophy beating Central by an innings by the third day of the five-day final last season in Indore. Incidentally it was the first final for East.

The teams are scheduled to reach here on Friday night and will have nets on Saturday.

The following are the teams, according to an ACA press release.

South Zone: R. Vinay Kumar (captain), Abhinav Mukund, Robin Uthappa, Akshat Reddy, Manish Pandey, R. Prasanna, Amit Verma, Stuart Binny, K. Shri Vasudevadas, C.M. Gautam A. Mithun, K.P. Appanna, R. Aushik Srinivas, J. Kaushik, Sony Cheruvatur and A.G. Pradeep.

East Zone: Natraj Behara (captain), Basant Mohanty, Alok Mangaraj, Manisankar, Murasingh, Ashok Dinda, Shiv Gautam, Dheeraj Jadhav, Ishank Jaggi, Anustup Majumdar, Samar Quadri, Biplab Samantray, Iresh Saxena, Gokul Sharma, Saurabh Tiwary, Manish Vardhan.

Keywords: Duleep Trophy

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