Mumbai:Ace speedster Zaheer Khan, who underwent a shoulder surgery in mid-July, is to return to cricket action during the West Zone Twenty20 league to be held at Pune from October 20-25.
Khan was on Wednesday 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 on Tuesday.
Khan was in the Mumbai Indians camp that was held recently at Vadodara and started bowling there.
Mumbai T20 squad: Wasim Jaffer (Captain), 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.