Mumbai:The Baroda pace attack would have Indian paceman Munaf Patel bowling alongside Sri Lankan speedster Dilhara Fernando in the upcoming Ranji Trophy tournament following the completion of inter-state transfers.
Munaf, who represented Maharashtra last season, is among 15 cricketers who have sought inter-state transfers, a media release from Cricket Board Secretary N Srinivasan said on Friday.
Besides Fernando two other foreign cricketers, world's highest Test wicket taker Muthiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka, who will play for Bengal and Bangladesh's Inamul Haque Jr (to represent Maharashtra), would play in the national championship.
The players to get transfers are: Rashmi Ranjan Parida (Orissa to Assam), Vikrant Yadav (Goa to Assam), Jacob Martin (Baroda to Assam), Munaf Patel (Maharashtra to Baroda), Shahbaz Nadeem (Jharkhand to Bengal), Rahul Dewan (Delhi to Haryana), Bhavin Thakkar (Mumbai to Himachal Pradesh), Vinit Indulkar (Mumbai to HP), Hrishikesh Kanitkar (Maharashtra to Madhya Pradesh), Moondeep Mungela (Mumbai to Maharashtra), Shri Vasudeva (Tamil Nadu to Maharashtra), Sairaj Bahutule (Maharashtra to Mumbai), Prashant Bhoir (Maharashtra to Mumbai), V Cheluvaraj (Karnataka to Railways) and K T Yere Gaud (Karnataka to Railways).
Foreign players: Muthiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka to represent Bengal), Dilhara Fernando (Sri Lanka to represent Baroda) and Inamul Haque Jr (Bangladesh to represent Maharashtra).