Sanju Samson will captain India A in the one-day series against New Zealand A. The wicketkeeper-batsman, will captain India A in the upcoming one-day series against New Zealand A, which will be played in Chennai.
Sanju Samson, will captain India A in the upcoming one-day series. Against New Zealand A, which will be played in Chennai. The series will kick off on September 22, with the next two matches taking place on September 25 and 27. The squad also includes Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, and Umran Malik.
“The All-India Senior Selection Committee pick India “A” squad for the upcoming three-match Mastercard one-day series against New Zealand “A” to be played in Chennai,” BCCI said in a statement.
Samson previously left out of the T20 World Cup squad, prompting some backlash on social media.
Samson was not named to India’s T20 World Cup squad, which was announced earlier this week. The right-handed batter then trended on Twitter, with fans outraged at his omission from the starting lineup.
India A squad:
Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rahul Tripathi, Rajat Patidar, Sanju Samson (Captain), KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Kuldeep Yadav, Shabhaz Ahmed, Rahul Chahar, Tilak Varma, Kuldeep Sen, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik, Navdeep Saini, Raj Angad Bawa