Being an Indian cricket fan will always keep you busy. The India tour of Australia is going on right now, with the 3rd test match about to begin, and here we are discussing the 12th edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. For the most part, cricket in India doesn’t stop. Whether it be the Indian Premier League, Ranji Trophy, Deodhar Trophy, any international series, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, or any other tournament, there’s always non-stop action going on.
Now that we are talking about Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, then first of all it’s important to realize that it’s a domestic T20 tournament. All the 38 domestic teams of India take part in the championship. If you’re wondering who is the current champ, then it’s none other than Karnataka, who has been the champion for two years now.
If you take a look at Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy team Kerala in particular, then you’ll see a very strong lineup in both the batting and bowling department. Kerala cricket team squad is one of the strongest in the tournament this year, and have all the talent in the world to become the national T20 champions.
In this article, we’ll discuss the Kerala Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Team 2021, in detail. Moreover, their complete players’ list will be provided at the end.
Kerala Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Team 2021
It’s important to realize that a team cannot go through to the quarterfinals without grabbing a top-two spot in their group. For the Kerala cricket team squad, it’s no different. They’ll be looking to finish at the top spot in their group E. However, for that purpose, they’ll have to go up against Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Mumbai, and Puducherry.
To begin their tournament, they’ll be playing Puducherry at the international Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The match will be played on the second day of the tournament, I.E., 11th of January. That being said, you can mark your calendars by going through the complete schedule of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on our website.
Kerala Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Players List
The Kerala cricket team squad is yet to win a season of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, but undoubtedly, they have got the squad this time which can go all the way. Starting with their captain, Sanju Samson, who has been playing in the IPL for many years and has played T20Is for India. Sachin Baby will be fulfilling the duty of being the vice-captain of the team.
Besides these two, there are many more quality players in the lineup, including KM Asif, Robin Uthappa, and co.
Following is the complete Kerala Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy players list, along with their playing roles.
- Sanju Samson (Captain/Wicket-keeper batsman)
- Sachin Baby (Vice-captain/Left-hand bat)
- Abhishek Mohan (Right-arm medium)
- KM Asif (Right-arm medium)
- Basil Thampi (Right-arm fast-medium)
- Akshay Chandran (All-rounder)
- Rohan Kunnummal (Right-hand bat)
- Vinoop Manoharan (All-rounder)
- Sudhesan Midhun (Legbreak googly)
- Mohammed Azharuddeen (Wicket-keeper batsman)
- MD Nidheesh (Right-arm medium)
- Salman Nizar (Left-hand bat)
- Jalaj Saxena (All-rounder)
- Vathsal Sharma (Left-hand bat)
- Sreesanth (Right-arm fast-medium)
- Robin Uthappa (Right-hand bat)
- Vishnu Vinod (Wicket-keeper batsman)