India A vs New Zealand A ODI: Sanju Samson to lead India A in One-Day Series against New Zealand A, Raj Angad Bawa makes the cut
India A vs New Zealand A ODI: The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked India “A” squad for the upcoming three-match one-day series against New Zealand “A” to be played in Chennai.
Sanju Samson will lead India A for the three one-dayers against New Zealand A in Chennai from September 22. The squad also comprises Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Rahul Tripathi and Rajat Patidar.
Among the youngsters, Tilak Verma has made the cut, along with bowling all-rounder Raj Angad Bawa, who was a member of India’s U-19 World Cup-winning side. Bawa also featured in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Punjab Kings. It will be a learning experience for Bawa as he will be getting a chance to be part of a pace bowling line-up, comprising Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Sen, Umran Malik and Navdeep Saini.
The spin department comprises Kuldeep Yadav, Shahbaz Ahmed and Rahul Chahar.
Sanju, a wicketkeeper, was left out of India’s T20 World Cup squad as the selectors decided to pick Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant instead.
The first one-dayer will be played on September 22, followed by the other two fixtures on September 25 and 27 respectively.
India A squad: Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rahul Tripathi, Rajat Patidar, Sanju Samson (Captain), KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Kuldeep Yadav, Shabhaz Ahmed, Rahul Chahar, Tilak Varma, Kuldeep Sen, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Navdeep Saini, Raj Angad Bawa
Mastercard New Zealand A tour of India
|Thursday||22nd September||1st one-day||M A Chidambaram Stadium|
|Sunday||25th September||2nd one-day||M A Chidambaram Stadium|
|Tuesday||27th September||3rd one-day||M A Chidambaram Stadium|