Tamil Nadu on Tuesday included veteran hitter Dinesh Karthik and all-rounder Washington Sundar in its 20-man squad for the Vijay Hazare Trophy cricket tournament. Karthik was unable to participate in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament due to injury, which Tamil Nadu won on Monday.

Washington Sundar, on the other hand, has been out of the England tour in the first half of this year due to injury and was in rehab at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore.

Tamil Nadu has been placed in the elite Group B for the Vijay Hazare Trophy and the team will play its first match in Thiruvananthapuram. The team will begin their campaign against Mumbai on December 8.

According to the press release from the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, the team will be led by all-rounder Vijay Shankar, while starter N Jagadeesan has been appointed as the vice-captain. The team won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy under the leadership of Vijay Shankar. T Natarajan, who played the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy when returning from injury, has not been included in the squad.

Squad: Vijay Shankar (Captain), N Jagadeesan, Dinesh Karthik, C Hari Nishant, M Shahrukh Khan, R Sai Kishore, M Ashwin, Sandeep Warrier, MS Washington Sundar, M Siddhartha, B Sai Sudarshan, V Ganga Sridhar Raju, M Mohammed , J Kaushik, P Saravana Kumar, L Suryaprakash, B Inderjit, R Sanjay Yadav, M Kaushik Gandhi, and R Silambarasan.



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