Promising Delhi batsman Unmukt Chand will lead India A team in the three one-day games against the visiting New Zealand A,while Abhishek Nayar will captain the side for three-day and four-day games,starting in Visakhapatnam on August 31.
Chand has also been selected in the squad for three-day and four-day games,a media release from BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee headed by Sandeep Patil met in Mumbai today to pick the squads for the two ‘Tests’ and three one-day games. All the matches will be held in Visakhapatnam.
The opening match would be a three-day affair from August 31 to September 2,followed by a four-day game from September 5 to 8 .
The three one-day games are scheduled for September 11,13 and 15.
The visit by New Zealand would be followed by a tour by the West Indies A team and all the matches of the latter series will be played in four venues in Karnataka — Bangalore,Mysore,Hubli and Shimoga – from September 17 to October 13,according to Board sources.
The Squad for three-day and four-day games: Abhishek Nayar (Mumbai,Capt),Jiwanjyot Singh (Punjab),Unmukt Chand (Delhi),Vijay Zol (Maharashtra),Manpreet Juneja (Gujarat),V Jagdish (Kerala),C M Gautham (Karnataka),Dhawal Kulkarni (Mumbai),Imtiaz Ahmed (UP),Aniket Choudhary (Rajasthan),Shrikant Wagh (Vidarbha),Jalaj Saxena (MP),Rakesh Dhruv (Gujarat),Sarabjeet Ladda (Punjab)
The Squad for one-day games: Unmukt Chand (Delhi,Capt),Robin Uthappa (Karnataka),Aditya Tare (Mumbai),Kedar Jadhav (Maharashtra),Mandeep Singh (Punjab),Ashok Meenaria (Rajasthan),Sanju Vishwanadh (Kerala),Sachin Baby (Kerala),Dhawal Kulkarni (Mumbai),Basant Mohanty (Orissa),Sandeep Sharma (Punjab),Shrikant Wagh (Vidarbha),Rahul Sharma (Punjab),Jalaj Saxena (MP)