Ojha opts out of Bengal’s WT20 warm-up tie against Pak

However, Ojha was denied informing the CAB that he will be unavailable for the match.

Pragyan Ojha has denied informing the CAB about his unavailability for the Pakistan match.   -  V.V. Subrahmanyam

Bengal left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha has made himself unavailable for the World T20 warm-up match against Pakistan on March 12. “He has made himself unavailable for the match as he has some personal commitments. He has conveyed his unavailability to the CAB president Sourav Ganguly,” a Bengal selector said.

Manoj Tiwary will lead the side that will have the promising Ritwik Roychowdhury and Ishan Porel.

“It will be a huge experience for us as we will be playing against the likes of Shahid Afridi and Mohammed Amir,” Tiwary said.

However, according to a Bengali newspaper, Ojha was denied informing the CAB that he will be unavailable for the match. He said: “I did not say any such thing to the CAB.”

Squad: Manoj Tiwary (capt.), Abhishek Das, Sudip Chatterjee, Wriddhiman Saha, Pramod Chandila, Kaushik Ghosh, Ritwik Roychowdhury, Sayan Sekhar Mondal, Ishan Porel, Sayan Ghosh, Ashok Dinda, Mukesh Kumar, Amir Gani, Anurag Tiwari, Writtick Chatterjee and Alok Pratap Singh.