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East Zone IA & AD Cricket: Biplab to lead Odisha
Sportslogon Team January 5th 2018


Bhubaneswar : All-rounder Biplab Samantaray will lead the host Odisha Accountant General (AG) team in the East Zone IA & AD Cricket Tournament, schedule to be held at KIIT University and IDCO Ground here from January 8 to 10.

Altogether six east zone teams, Tripura, West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha will take part in the one-day 40 overs knock out format. The defending champion West Bengal and runner up Odisha will directly play the semifinal rounds.

For the fourth time Odisha will host the tournament. The champion and the runner up of this edition will qualify for the all India meet, which will be held at Nagpur in the month February, informed Deputy Accountant General Jayanti Chaurasia.

Managing Director of the Odisha Mining Corporation and also the Director of Sports and Youth Services Department Vineel Krishna will inaugurate the tournament along with first international cricketer of the State Debashis Mohanty, added Chaurasia.

Among others, Deputy Accountant General Masroor Ahmad, AG Recreation Club Secretary Saroj Barik, Subrat Kumar Nayak and Purusatam Bala were present in the press meet.

AG Odisha team: Biplab Samntaray (captain), Arvind Singh, Sumitosh Praharaj, Sarjit Singh, Pradosh Mohanty, Abhay Kumar Sinha, Pradeep Das, Punit Bharti, Saroj Kumar Barik, Bibhudatta Panda, Basant Kumar Mohanty, Payas Ranjan Sinha, Dipti Ranjan Jena, Govinda Poddar, Soubhagya Ranjan Mohanty, P Jayachandra, Ashok Kumar Panda, Susanta Rath, Abakash Khatua (coach), Subhasis Bhuyan (manager). .
This news was added and updated on : January 5th 2018
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