Selectors announce squads for quadrangular series and Duleep Trophy

The selectors have included many youngsters in the respective different teams.

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The BCCI selection committee on Monday announced a series of squads involving the squads for the Duleep Trophy and the quadrangular series. 

Shreyas Iyer will lead the India A team against South Africa. The squad also includes names like Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal and Yuzvendra Chahal who will aim to strengthen their case for a spot in the Indian Test team.

The BCCI has also announced India A and B teams for a quadrangular series against Australia A and South Africa A. 

While Shivam Mavi has found a place in the India A team, the India B team will be led by Manish Pandey involving names like Shubman Gill, Navdeep Saini, Prasidh Krishna and Krunal Pandya. 

Here is the complete list of squads announced by BCCI. 

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

(Inputs from Hindustan Times)


By Anshuman Roy - 23 Jul, 2018

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