Manoj Kumar Tiwary chosen as Captain of Bengal [ Current Affairs ]
About Manoj Tiwary: He was born on 14th November 1985. He was born in Howrah in West Bengal. He is an Indian Cricketer. He is a right handed batsman. He represents Bengal in local cricket and Delhi Daredevils in Indian Premier League.
About Manoj Tiwary being chosen as Captain:
- Manoj Tiwari has been chosen as the captain of Bengal by the senior selection committee.
- He is appointed as the captain for the Ranji Trophy starter against Karnataka.
- He was given the place of Laxmi Ratan Shukla, the former captain of Bengal.
- Laxmi Ratan Shukla who was the captain for quite some time has decided to quit the captaincy.
- This was due to some friction in the team during the pre - season in Sri Lanka.
- He made his wishes known to selectors by text messages.
- According to reports, Manoj said that “there won’t be any more controversies. I and the coach (Sairaj Bahatule) will handle the issue”.
- Published on: October 2, 2015