The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the revised squad for the ODI series against New Zealand and Bangladesh on Wednesday. Along with this, the India A team has also been announced for the tour of Bangladesh.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has shown the way out to all-rounders Ravindra Jadeja and Yash Dayal from the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh on 4 December. In such a situation, all-rounders Shahbaz Ahmed and Kuldeep Sen have been kept in the team in place of these two players.
The under-19 captain also got a place on the team
Let us tell you that along with the announcement of the updated squad of the Indian team, the BCCI has also announced Team India A for the four-day two-match series against Bangladesh. The responsibility of leading this team has been entrusted to Abhimanyu Easwaran.
Sarfaraz Khan from Uttar Pradesh has also got a place on the team. While left-arm spinner Saurabh Kumar, who hails from UP, has also made it to the squad.
Along with this, the captain of the Under-19 Team India Yash Dhull has been included in the team. India A team will play its first match from 29 November to 2 December. India A team will play the second and final match from December 6 to 9.
This player from Kerala got a place on the team
While selecting India A, the selectors made a debut in the squad for Kerala's Rohan Kunnumal. This cricketer from Kerala has done brilliantly in first-class cricket. In the year 2022, a total of 4 centuries have come from the bat of this player in nine first-class matches.
Saurabh Kumar got a place on the national team
Saurabh Kumar was running out of the national team since February last year. A few days ago, he was given a place in India's A squad against New Zealand. During this, by taking 9 wickets in the last match, he contributed significantly to the hosts winning the series 1-0. In such a situation, he took a total of 58 wickets in 12 Ranji Trophy matches over two seasons.
India A team for the first match
Abhimanyu Easwaran (Captain), Rohan Kunnumal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Yash Dhull, Sarfaraz Khan, Tilak Verma, Upendra Yadav (Wicketkeeper), Saurabh Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Navdeep Saini, and Atit Seth.
India A team for the second match
Abhimanyu Easwaran (c), Rohan Kunnumal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Yash Dhull, Sarfaraz Khan, Upendra Yadav (wk), Saurabh Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Atith Sheth, Cheteshwar Pujara, KS Bharat (wk) and Umesh Yadav.