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After clinching the Tri-series in England, India-A is all set for two unofficial tests against Windies A. The first test match begins tomorrow at Kent County Cricket Ground, Beckenham at 03:30 PM IST.
Starting as favorites, India A won the toss in the tri-series final against hosts England Lions and opted to field first. England Lions posted a total of 264-9 in 50 over with Sam Hain’s beautiful hundred. Deepak Chahar and K Khaleel Ahmed took 3 wickets each to restrict Lions under 300. Coming to chase, India -A easily chased down the target at the loss of 5 wickets with 10 balls to spare. Mayank Agarwal (40 of 41), skipper Shreyas Iyer (44 of 44), R Pant (64* of 62) and K Pandya (34* of 37) played a pivotal role in the series win.
For the test series, India-A will be led by Karun Nair while KS Bharat will keep the gloves. R Pant is the late addition to the test squad. P Shaw, Vijay Shankar, M Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari and J Yadav are the other inclusions.
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Rishabh Pant is the late addition to the test squad for the two unofficial test matches against Windies A. Initially, Rishabh Pant was named only for the tri-series but later after his impressive performance in the series he got a call for test squad also which will be led by Karun Nair. R Pant has named as a specialist batsmen as KS Bharat has the responsibility of keeping the gloves.
Windies is expected to play with the same squad that featured in the tri-series. Jason Mohammed will lead the team.
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Karun Nair (C), KS Bharat (wk), R Samarth, Mayank Agarwal, Jayant Yadav, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari, Ankit Bawne, Shahbaz Nadeem, Ankit Rajpoot, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Rajneesh Gurbani, Vijay Shankar, Rishabh Pant
Jason Mohammed, Oshane Thomas, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Sunil Ambris, Rahkeem Cornwall, Dominic Drakes, Chemar Holder, Andre McCarthy, Keemo Paul, Rovman Powell, Jermaine Blackwood, Raymon Reifer, Devon Thomas, Jomel Warrican
The probable IN-A vs WI-A playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: KS Bharath
Batsmen: M Agarwal, R Pant, R Samarth, A Easwaran, K Nair, H Vihar, P Shaw
All-rounder: V Shankar, J Yadav
Bowlers: A Rajpoot, N Saini, M Siraj, S Nadeem, R Gurbani
Wicket-keeper: D Thomas
Batsmen: J Blackwood, J Mohammed, S Ambris, C Hemraj
All-rounder: R Cornwall, R Powell, R Reifer
Bowlers: O Thomas, D Drakes, C Holder/J Warrican
For India-A, skipper Karun Nair, P Shaw, M Agarwal and R Pant will be the key batters. M Agwaral, R Pant, and P Shaw have performed brilliantly in the tri-series and are expected to carry their form forward.
In bowling, M Siraj, A Rajpoot and N Saini are the key bowlers.
For Windies-A, skipper Jason Mohammed, Jermaine Blackwood, and Sunil Ambris will be responsible for scoring runs. All the three were the top contributors with the bat in the recently concluded tri-series.
In bowling, D Drakes, C Holder, and O Thomas/J Warrican will be the key.
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