Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, July 13:
The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) announced a 16-member state team to participate in the KSCA Dr (Capt) K Thimmappiah Cricket Memorial Cricket Tournament to be held in Bangalore from July 20 to August 15.
Biplab Samantary has been named skipper of the team.
Each of the matches would be played for five days.
As scheduled, Odisha would take on Haryana in their first match on July 20 and KSCA XI on July 26.
Both the matches would be played at Alur.
The team, accompanied by Debasis Mohanty (coach), SS Das (batting coach), Subhasis Bhuyan (manager), Subhakanta Sahu (physio) and Manoj Biswal (trainer), would leave for Bangalore on July 17.
Girija Rout, Bikash Pati, Pratik Anurag Das, Niranjan Behera, Govind Poddar (vice captain), Biplab Samantray (captain), Abhilash Mallick, Arvind Kumar Singh, Subhrajit Sahoo (wicketkeeper), Ansuman Gope (wicketkeeper), Basant Mohanty, Alok Mangaraj, Suryakanta Pradhan, Preetamjit Das, Dhiraj Singh and Paresh Patel.