Chennai, Sep 22:
Middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary will captain India A for two practice one-day games against the West Indies to be played in Mumbai.
The first practice game will be held at the Brabourne Stadium Oct 3 and the second at Wankhede Staidum Oct 5, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Sanjay Patel said in a stament Monday.
BCCI’s All-India Senior Selection Committee included youngsters Unmukt Chand and Sanju Samson in the squad while pacer Dhawal Kulkarni, who played just one one-day match in England, would look to stake a claim in the senior side.
The games will serve as a build-up for the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series to be played Oct 8, 11, 14, 17 and 20.
The squad: Manoj Tiwary (captain), Unmukt Chand, Murali Vijay, Karun Nair, Kedar Jadhav, Sanju Samson, Stuart Binny, Parvez Rasool, Amit Mishra, Jasprit Bumrah, Dhawal Kulkarni, Rahul Shukla, Karn Sharma, Gurkeerat Singh Maan.