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Ankur Kakkar has replaced veteran Pankaj Dharmani as the Skipper of the Punjab Ranji team. The 30-year-old Kakkar is a left handed middle order bat and a left arm orthodox spinner as well with limited first class experience. Punjab, who failed to qualify for the knock-out stage last year are placed in Group A of the Ranji Super League this season and their first match is against the defending Champions Mumbai at Chandigarh. Former India medium pacer and former National Selector – Bhupinder Singh (Senior) will be the Coach of Punjab. The 15-man squad is for the first two matches against Mumbai and Hyderabad.
Punjab Ranji Squad 2009 : Ankur Kakkar (Captain), Ravi Inder Singh, Sunny Sohal, Uday Kaul (Wicket Keeper), Taruwar Kohli, Pankaj Dharmani, Chandan Madan (Wicket Keeper), Rahul Sharma, Harmeet Singh Bansal, Love Ablish, Gaurav Gambhir, Manpreet Gony, Varun Khanna, Vishwas Bhalla and Bharat Loomba