Basant Mohanty in India A squad

OST Bureau

Bhubaneswar, Aug 7

Odia fast bowler Basant Mohanty has been selected for the 14-member India A team announced today for the one-day series against New Zealand A to be played later in August.

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The team will be captained by Delhi youngster Unmukt Chand, an official press release of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said.

26-year-old Mohanty, who made his debut in first-class cricket in 2007, has already picked up 160 wickets in 44 matches.

BCCI has also picked a 14-man team for three-day and four-day games against the island nation to be held in India.