Bhubaneswar: Odia lass Poonam Nayak has been included in the 15-member East Zone team for the BCCI Inter-Zonal Under-19 Women Two-day League. Tanushree Sarkar will lead the team which includes six from Bengal, four from Jharkhand, two each from Tripura and Assam and one from Odisha. The league is scheduled to be held at Vijayawada and Guntur from January 20 to February 3, 2017.
In a meeting of the East Zone representatives the team was finalised at Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Club, Barabati Stadium today. OCA Secretary Asirbad Behera convened the meeting attended by Santosh Das (Odisha), Kanhu S Chakroborty (Jharkhand), Rita Baidya Kakati (Assam), Rajat Kanti Sen (Tripura), Mithu Mukherjee (Bengal) and Lopamudra Banerjee (National selector, East Zone) as members.
EAST ZONE U-19 WOMEN TEAM: Tanushree Sarkar, Richa Ghosh, Parna Paul, Deepa Das, Shreyoshi Aich, Nisha Majhi (all Bengal); Ritu Kumari, Rashmi Gudia, Durga Kumari Murmu, Mamata Pashwan (all Jharkhand); Suravi Roy, Mamon Ravi Das (both Tripura); Kalpana Sautal, Nirupoma Boro (both Assam); Poonam Nayak (Odisha).
Manager: Rita Baidya Kakati (Assam) Coach: Seema Singh (Jharkhand); Assistant coach: Arpita Ghosh (Bengal); Physio: Sambita Paul (Bengal); Trainer: Manashi Parui (Bengal).