New Delhi [India]: Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) all-India Senior Selection Committee announced the India ‘A’ team on Tuesday for the series against Sri Lanka ‘A’ and West Indies ‘A’.
The Indian team will play two four-day matches and five one-day matches against Sri Lanka A beginning May 25, 2019. Against the West Indies ‘A’, the team will play three four-day matches and five one-day matches beginning July 11, 2019.
Wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha sees himself in the squad for the four-day matches against West Indies and this will provide him with an opportunity to showcase his skills to make a case for returning in the national Test lineup.
Shubham Gill and Shreyas Gopal who had a successful Indian Premier League (IPL) for Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals have been included in the one-day squad against Sri Lanka ‘A’ and West Indies ‘A’.
India A squad for 2 multi-day matches against Sri Lanka A: Ishan Kishan (C & WK), Anmolpreet Singh, Rituraj Gaikwad, Deepak Hooda, Ricky Bhui, Shubman Gill, Shivam Dube, Shreyas Gopal, Washington Sundar, Mayank Markande, Tushar Deshpande, Sandeep Warrier, Ishan Porel, Prashant Chopra.
India A squad for 5 one-day matches against Sri Lanka A: PK Panchal (C), AR Easwaran, Anmolpreet Singh, Ricky Bhui, Siddhesh Lad, Rinku Singh, Shivam Dube, KS Bharat (WK), Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, A Sarwate, Sandeep Warrier, Ankit Rajpoot, Ishan Porel.
India A squad for 5 one-day matches against West Indies A: Manish Pandey (C), Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishab Pant (WK), Rahul Chahar, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Khaleel Ahmed, Avesh Khan.
India A squad for 1st & 2nd multi-day matches against West Indies A: Shreyas Iyer (C), PK Panchal, AR Easwaran, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Shivam Dube, Wriddhiman Saha (WK), KS Bharat (WK), K Gowtham, S Nadeem, Mayank Markande, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Avesh Khan.
India A squad for 3rd multi-day match against West Indies A: Shreyas Iyer (C), Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (WK), KS Bharat (WK), Shivam Dube, Mayank Markande, K Gowtham, S Nadeem, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Avesh Khan.
Schedule of matches between India ‘A’ and Sri Lanka ‘A’
1st four-day match: May 25-28 at Belgaum,
2nd four-day match: May 31-June 3 at Hubli,
1st ODI: June 6 at Hubli,
2nd ODI: June 8 at Hubli,
3rd ODI: June 10 at Hubli,
4th ODI: June 13 at Belgaum,
5th ODI: June 15 at Belgaum.
Schedule of matches between India ‘A’ and West Indies ‘A’
1st ODI: July 11 at Coolidge Cricket Ground (CCG), Antigua,
2nd ODI: July 14 at Sri Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium Stadium (SVRCG) in Antigua,
3rd ODI: July 16 at SVCRG in Antigua,
4th ODI: July 19 at CCG in Antigua,
5th ODI: July 21 at CCG in Antigua.
1st four-day match: July 24-27 at SVCRG in Antigua,
2nd four-day match: July 31- August 3 at QPO,
3rd four-day match: August 6-9 at BLCA.