Vijay Shankar lead Tamil Nadu in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 cricket tournament

Vastavam web: All-rounder Vijay Shankar will lead Tamil Nadu in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 cricket tournament to be held at Vishakhapatnam and Vizianagaram from January 8 to 14.The state selection committee picked the team after two practice games among the probables here.Baba Aparajith has been appointed his deputy, said a release today from the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association.

The squad includes international cricketer Dinesh Karthik, who was part of the national ODI team in the recent series against Sri Lanka and young all-rounder M S Washington Sundar.Tamil Nadu plays its first match against Andhra Pradesh at Vishakhapatnam.