Former India swing bowler Lakshmipathy Balaji will be Tamil Nadu squad's player-cum-bowling coach as they take on Baroda in the opening game of the Ranji Trophy at the Chepauk from October 1-4. (Click here for latest Cricket stories)
India discard and left-handed opening batsman Abhinav Mukund would be leading the state cricket team for the coming Ranji Trophy Season.
U Sushil and M Kaushik Gandhi would join the team for matches to be played at Indore against Madhya Pradesh from October 8 to 11 October and against Mumbai in Mumbai from October 15 to 18 October.
The team: Abhinav Mukund (Captain), Baba Indrajith (Vice-Captain), K Bharath Shankar, Baba Aparajith, Vijay Shankar, R Prasanna, K Dinesh Karthik (wk), Malolan Rangarajan, Rahil Shah, DT Chandrasekar, L Vignesh, M Mohammed and Jagannathan Koushik.