Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is the biggest and most followed domestic T20 tournament played in India. The tournament takes place every year, however, it got canceled in 2020, due to health security reasons. After BCCI assessed the situation due to covid-19, they decided to postpone the tournament to 2021. So, eventually, now the tournament will be played from the 10th to 31st of January, 2021.
Overall, 38 domestic cricket teams of India take part in the tournament, and Goa cricket team squad is one of them. Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy team Goa has never won the title of champions; however, this can be their chance, owing to the fact that they have some experienced players in their squad.
Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy is a pretty long tournament, having over 100 matches played over a span of 3 weeks. Furthermore, the live streaming of the matches will be available on Star Sports Network. Secondly, online cricket fans can head over to the Disney+ Hotstar app to watch the matches on their mobiles or laptops. You can also check out the live score of every match from our website.
In this article, we will discuss the Goa Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy team 2021, and their player’s list, in detail. You’ll find all the details below.
Goa Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Team 2021
To begin with, Goa cricket team squad will go up against Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Saurashtra, Services, Vidarbha, in group D. Their journey will begin on the 11th of January, 2021, when they play Madhya Pradesh at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore.
That being said, Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy team Goa will qualify for the knockouts only if they finish top 2 in their group. The knockouts phase will begin with the quarterfinals. Afterwards, semis and the big final will take place. Motera Stadium in Hyderabad will host all the finals of the tournament. Knockouts will begin on the 26th of January, 2021.
Goa Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy team can very much qualify for the quarterfinals, as they have some experienced players in their squad. They have never won nor qualify for the final, but this could be their year. However, we have to wait and see how they perform in the tournament.
Goa Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Players List
Goa cricket team squad has firstly got Amit Verma as their captain. Prior to playing for Goa, Verma has represented Karnataka in domestic cricket. Secondly, we have Ashok Dinda, who has represented India in both ODIs and T20Is. Moreover, he has played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for a number of teams, including RCB, KKR, PW, DD, and RPS. He has a houseful when it comes to experience.
In the meantime, following is the complete Goa Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy players list.
- Amit Verma (Captain/All-rounder)
- Ashok Dinda (Right-arm medium-fast)
- Eknath Kerkar (Wicket-keeper batsman)
- Amogh Sunil Desai (Right-hand bat)
- Felix Alemao (Right-arm medium)
- Deepraj Gaonkar (All-rounder)
- Lakshay Garg (Right-arm medium)
- Vaibhav Govekar (Left-hand bat)
- Vishamber Kahlon (All-rounder)
- Aditya Kaushik (Right-hand bat)
- Snehal Kauthankar (Right-hand bat)
- Darshan Misal (All-rounder)
- Amulya Pandrekar (Slow left-arm orthodox)
- Heramb Parab (Right-arm medium-fast)
- Suyash Prabhudessai (Right-hand bat)
- Vijesh Prabhudessai (Right-arm medium)
- Malliksab Sirur (All-rounder)
- Shubham Desai (All-rounder)
- Nihal Surlaker (Right-hand bat)