Out-of-favour India spinner Harbhajan Singh will captain the North Zone team in the Prof. DB Deodhar Trophy limited overs inter zonal knockout tournament to be played at Visakhapatnam from March 23.
Gautam Gambhir has been named vice captain, meanwhile, Virender Sehwag has also been included in the squad. Veteran Delhi pacer Ashish Nehra, along with Ishant Sharma and most expensive uncapped player in IPL 7 auctions - Rishi Dhawan, have made the cut. Jammu and Kashmir off-spinning all-rounder Parvez Rasool is also named.
North Zone will meet South Zone in a semifinal match on March 24.
The Vikram Rathour-led North Zone selection committee picked the team during a meeting at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on Tuesday.
Team: Harbhajan Singh (capt), Gautam Gambhir (vice captain), Prashant Chopra, Virender Sehwag, Rajat Paliwal, Mandeep Singh, Milind Kumar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Parvez Rasool, Rishi Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Ashish Nehra, A Sakuja, Nitin Saini.