Manoj Kumar Tiwary chosen as Captain of Bengal [ Current Affairs ]

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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