Upcoming cricketer Swarupam Purakayastha will lead the State U-19 team in the forthcoming East Zone Cricket Tournament. The tournament will begin in Kolkata from October 23.
The Assam Cricket Association has announced 15 members team which will be coached by Abhijit Chatterjee.
The squad: Swarupam Purakayastha (capt), Siv Shankar Roy, Rajdeep Das, Krishanu Mazumder, Amit Sinha, Krishna Das, Sakti Loshar, Prasanta Sonowal, Sanjeeb Dutta, Nayanjyoti Das, Biki Bharali, Vikram Chetry, Roshan Basfor, Mridul Dutta, Danish Shyamal. Coach-Abhijit Chatterjee.
The schedule: October 23: Assam vs Tripura, October 25: Assam vs Jharkhand, October 27: Assam vs Orissa, October 29: Assam vs Sikkim and October 31: Assam vs Bengal.