Shreyas Iyer to lead India A against Australia A, South Africa A; Yuzvendra Chahal included
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Shreyas Iyer to lead India A against Australia A, South Africa A; Yuzvendra Chahal included

Shreyas Iyer will captain the India A side which will face India B, South Africa A and Australia A in the upcoming quadrangular series with Yuzvendra Chahal to take part in the initial matches.

cricket Updated: Jul 23, 2018 17:11 IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Shreyas Iyer,India A,Yuzvendra Chahal
India's Yuzvendra Chahal (R) reacts during the ODI series against England.(AFP)

Shreyas Iyer was named skipper of the India A cricket team which will take on South Africa A in the upcoming four-day games between the two teams. The team also includes names like Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal and Yuzvendra Chahal who will aim to strengthen their case for a spot in the India team.

The BCCI also named the India A and India B teams for the quadrangular series against Australia A and South Africa B with U-19 star Shivam Mavi finding a place in the India A team.

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The India B team, which will be the fourth team in the series, will be lead by Manish Pandey and the team will feature Kolkata Knight Riders youngster Shubhman Gill. In the bowling department, Navdeep Saini and Prasidh Krishna were chosen with Krunal Pandya being the all-rounder option.

India A squad against South Africa A

Shreyas Iyer (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, R Samarth, Mayank Agarwal, A.R. Easwaran, Hanuma Vihari, Ankit Bawne, K.S. Bharat (WK), Axar Patel (1st four-day game)/S. Nadeem (2nd four-day game), Y. Chahal, Jayant Yadav, R Gurbani, Navdeep Saini, Ankit Rajpoot, Md. Siraj

Squad for quadrangular series vs SA A & Aus A

India A: Shreyas Iyer (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, R Samarth, Suryakumar Yadav, Hanuma Vihari, Nitish Rana, Siddhesh Lad, Sanju Samson (WK), Mayank Markande, K. Gowtham, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar, Md. Siraj, Shivam Mavi, Khaleel Ahmed

India B: Manish Pandey (Captain), Mayank Agarwal, A.R. Easwaran, Shubhman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Ricky Bhui, Vijay Shankar, Ishan Kishan (WK), Shreyas Gopal, Jayant Yadav, D.A. Jadeja, Siddarth Kaul, Prasidh Krishna, Kulwant Khejroliya, Navdeep Saini

The committee also picked the teams for the upcoming Duleep Trophy, 2018-19. Here’s a look at the three squads that will take part in this year’s competition -

India Blue: Faiz Fazal (Captain), Abhishek Raman, Anmolpreet Singh, Ganesh Satish, N. Gangta, Dhruv Shorey, K.S. Bharat (WK), Akshay Wakhare, Saurav Kumar, Swapnil Singh, Basil Thampi, B Ayappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni

India Red: Abhinav Mukund (Captain), R.R. Sanjay, Ashutosh Singh, Baba Aparajith, Writtick Chatterjee, B. Sandeep, Abhishek Gupta (WK), S Nadeem, Mihir Hirwani, Parvez Rasool, R Gurbani, A Mithun, Ishan Porel, Y. Prithvi Raj

India Green: Parthiv Patel (Captain & WK), Prashant Chopra, Priyank Panchal, Sudeep Chatterjee, Gurkeerat Mann, Baba Indrajit, V.P. Solanki, Jajal Saxena, Karn Sharma, Vikas Mishra, K. Vignesh, Ankit Rajpoot, Ashok Dinda, Atith Sheth

First Published: Jul 23, 2018 15:59 IST