Stuart Binny will lead defending champion Karnataka in the Subbaiah Pillai Trophy South Zone limited overs tournament at Goa from February 14 to 20. Karnataka will miss R. Vinay Kumar and wicket-keeper batsman C.M. Gautam. The duo will play for India ‘A’ in the warm-up game against Australia at Chennai from February 16 to 18.
The team (from): Karnataka: Stuart Binny (captain), Manish Pandey (vice-captain), Robin Uthappa, K.L. Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Ganesh Satish, K.C. Avinash (wicket-keeper), Abrar Kazi, A. Mithun, Ryan Ninan, H.S. Sharath, Amit Verma, K.P. Appanna, Karun Nair and S.L. Akshay. Batting coach: J Arun Kumar; Bowling coach: Mansur Ali Khan.