Chennai: Mystery Spinner CV Varun, who is yet to play in TNCA first division has been named in the Tamilnadu Ranji squad along with pacer K Vignesh and batsman Shah Rukh Khan, ahead of the Round 2 of the Ranji Trophy match against Hyderabad at Tirunelveli beginning 12 November.
The three players are named as replacements for Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay and Vijay Shankar. While Shankar and Vijay will be travelling to New Zealand to play form India A, R Ashwin has made himself unavailable to prepare for the impending Test series Down Under.
Pacer K Vignesh’s return is a good news for Tn as he has been the leading pacer of the state side for the last two seasons. He was out of the side after suffering a hamstring injuruy during the Vijay Hazare trophy.