The Indian cricketers - Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Gautam Gambhir will have to prove the selectors that they are still capable of playing in the 2015 World Cup.
Probably it will be their last chance to prove themselves when Delhi takes on Mumbai in the pre-quarterfinals of Vijay Hazare trophy at Rajkot in-order to get selected for the World Cup, which begins on February 14 in Australia and New Zealand.
It is understood If both Sehwag and Gambhir manage to score a decent runs on scoreboard, the possibilities for their return to national team.
In Yuvraj’s case - Punjab will have to face Gujarat in Rajkot. Despite had a poor performance in the North Zone qualifiers - all eyes will be on the 32-year-old allrounder and the spinner Harbhajan Singh, who will look to improve on their game in order to earn a ticket to the World Cup.
It might be the last opportunity for all these four player to convince the selectors for the World Cup selections.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have announced their 13-man squad for the first two ODIs against Zimbabwe, starting on November 21.
Uncapped Legspinner Jubair Hossain and all-rounder Sabbir Rahman has been included for the first two ODIs series against Zimbabwe.
Nov 21: 1st ODI at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Nov 23: 2nd ODI at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Nov 26: 3rd ODI at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
Nov 28: 4th ODI at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
Dec 1: 5th ODI at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
*All the ODIs encounters are day and night, 07:30 GMT.
ODI squad: Masrafe Mortaza (capt), Shakib Al Hasan (vice-capt), Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shabbir Rahman, Imrul Kayes, Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Rubel Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Al-Amin Hossain, Jubair Hossain.
#BANvsZIM : The Tiger squad for the 1st two ODI's have been announced. To have a look, follow the link: http://t.co/YDNvLP6bgv
— Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) November 15, 2014
Sussex opening batsman Luke Wells has penned a new two-year deal with the Division One club, that will keep him at Hove at the end of the 2016 season.
We're delighted to announce that LUKE WELLS has signed a new two-year contract with Sussex @luke_wells07 #GOSBTS pic.twitter.com/xcOPRcDDhVThe 23-year-old, who joined Sussex in 2010 has scored 942 runs in the County Championship last season and helped the county to finish third in this summer.
— Sussex CCC (@SussexCCC) November 11, 2014
"I'm obviously pleased to finally put pen to paper and get things sorted," the left-hander revealed in a statement. "I absolutely love the club and I've been walking round here for as long as I can remember.
"I'm very proud to represent Sussex and hope I will be able to do so for many years in the future, to bring success to both the club and myself."
Sussex have secured a couple of good signing for the upcoming season, with Tymal Mills and Ajmal Shahzad.
Wells took twitter to express his feeling after committing himself to the Sussex for the next two years.
Somerset have re-signed the services of Pakistani spinner Abdur Rehman as their overseas player for the 2015 season.
The 34-year-old returns to Taunton after enjoyed a successful spell with Somerset in 2012, took 27 wickets at 14.18 in four Championship matches in 2012.
The slow left-armer told the club website: "I am very happy to be going back to play for Somerset. I hugely enjoyed my time at the County Ground two years ago and I look forward to playing for the county again.”
The 8th edition of the Indian Premier League will be played between April 8 and May 24, next year, the IPL Governing Council announced on Twitter.
The 2015 season of the #PepsiIPL will commence on Wednesday, 8 April and conclude on Sunday, 24 May. Full Story - http://t.co/JhedOGkpz0
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) November 4, 2014
The first trading window of the grand Twenty20 tournament will close on December 12.
Meanwhile, two players have been traded so far - Mumbai Indians have signed Unmukt Chand from Rajasthan Royals and R. Vinay Kumar from Kolkata Knight Riders, respectively and have released Michael Hussey and Praveen Kumar, who will now enter the Pepsi IPL 2015 Player Auction.
Welcome aboard @UnmuktChand9 & @Vinay_Kumar_R. #Paltan lets welcome our new lads the MI way. #IPL2015Transfers pic.twitter.com/49CcqZ4z1P
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) November 4, 2014