Bangalore, Nov 2 (UNI) Seven time Ranji champions Karnataka will meet Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) in its first match of the Ranji Trophy season to be played at M Chinnaswamy stadium here from tomorrow.
Dashing ODI opener Robin Uthappa leads the Host team, while test discard Sanjay B Bangar is captain of the visiting team.
Karnataka team, which had started preparing since last one month under newly appointed former Ranji player, who had announced his retirement recently, Vijay Bharadwaj, is fully geared up to register its victory in the home ground.
Bharadwaj expressed confidence of his team putting up brave fight in the morrow's match.
RSPB Coach Abhay Sharma said that there is good cricket in store for the next four days and the team is well prepared and would put up a brave fight.
The Teams: Karnataka: Robin Uthappa (Captain), K B Pawan, C Raghu, Bharath Chipli, Ganesh Satish, V S Thilak Naidu, Manish Pandey, Sunil B Joshi, R Vinay Kumar, N C Aiyappa, Sunil N Raju, S Aravind, A Deepak Chougule, Vinu P Narayanan, C M Gautam. Coach: R Vijay Bharadwaj, Physio: Ramakanth, Manager: K Jeshwanth.
Railway Sports Promotion Board: Sanjay B Bangar (Captain), Murali Kartik, Harvinder Singh, A Amit Pagnis, Harshard, D Rawle, R Santosh Saxena, Sanjib Sanyal, Karan V Sharma, Raja Ali, Anurit Singh, Kulumani Paarida, Madan Yadav, Milind Tamhane, Yere K Goud, Mahesh Rawat (WK). Coach: Abhay Sharma, Physio: Masquer Ali, Manager: Randhir Singh UNI MSP ROY AB AS2020