Abhimanyu Easwaran to lead India A squad for England series, BCCI announces

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The India A and England Lions series will serve as a preparatory tour for England’s five-match series against India, commencing on January 25th. The BCCI senior men’s selection committee, headed by chairman Ajit Agarkar, announced on Saturday the 13-member India A squad for the upcoming red-ball home series against England Lions. The tour will kick off with a two-day warm-up game on January 12, taking place at the Narendra Modi Stadium Ground B in Ahmedabad. Following this, the first four-day match will commence on January 17 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Abhimanyu Easwaran, a talented cricketer from Bengal, has been appointed as the captain of the Indian Test side. Easwaran, who was also part of the team during the South Africa tour, brings valuable experience to the squad. The team comprises of promising players such as Sai Sudharsan, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, and Pradosh Paul, all of whom are eager to secure a place in the middle-order of the Indian Test side. The pace department will be led by Navdeep Saini and Akash Deep. The India A and England Lions series will serve as a preparatory tour for England’s five-match series against India, commencing on January 25th. This series will provide an opportunity for players to prove their worth and potentially earn a spot in the national team. India A Squad: Abhimanyu Easwaran (Captain), Sai Sudharsan, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, KS Bharat (WK), Manav Suthar, Pulkit Narang, Navdeep Saini, Tushar Deshpande, Vidwath Kaverappa, Dhruv Jurel (WK), Akash Deep