Mumbai:Ace speedster Zaheer Khan, who underwent a shoulder surgery in mid-July, will return to action during the West Zone Twenty20 league to be held in Pune from October 20-25.
Khan was today named in the 15-strong Mumbai squad, to be led by Wasim Jaffer, along with young wicket keeper batsman Aditya Tare who earned his berth after hitting a century in the under 22 tie against Karnataka here yesterday.
Khan was in the Mumbai Indians camp that was held recently at Vadodara and started bowling there.
The Mumbai T20 squad is: Wasim Jaffer (C), Ajit Agarkar, Zaheer Khan, Ramesh Powar, Abhishek Nayar, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Sushant Marathe, Siddharth Chitnis, Aditya Tare, Dhaval Kulkarni, Saurabh Netravalkar, Abhishek Raut, Ankit Chavan, Iqbal Abdulla. Coach: Pravin Amre.