The wait for this Mumbai star is over, BCCI announced the team for the warm-up match against England Lions.

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Team India will host England in the first Test in Hyderabad from January 25.

Abhimanyu Easwaran (Image Source: BCCI)

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has today announced a strong India A squad for the upcoming warm-up matches against England Lions on 6 January. India A will play one two-day warm-up match and three four-day matches against England before the upcoming five-match Test series.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has handed over the command of the team to Bengal cricketer Abhimanyu Easwaran for the two-day warm-up match and the first four-day match. A two-day warm-up match and the first match of a series of three four-day matches will be played at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Meanwhile, apart from Abhimanyu Easwaran, the India A team includes brilliant players like Sai Sudarshan, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan and Navdeep Saini. Let us tell you, 28-year-old Easwaran was a part of India’s recent Test squad against South Africa, but he did not get a chance to play.

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Easwarana has been a part of India’s Test team for the last few years, but has not made his debut in international cricket yet. At the same time, both Sarfaraz Khan and KS Bharat would like to perform well against England Lions. Let us tell you, BCCI will soon announce the team for the last two four-day matches.

India A team:

Abhimanyu Easwaran (captain), Sai Sudarshan, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), Manav Suthar, Pulkit Narang, Navdeep Saini, Tushar Deshpande, Vidwath Kawarappa, Dhruv Jurel (wicketkeeper), Akash Deep.

England Lions India tour 2024

First match – 12-13 January, Narendra Modi Stadium Ground ‘B’, Ahmedabad

Second match – 17-20 January, Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Earlier, Easwaran led the India A team during the second practice match against South Africa A last month, while wicketkeeper batsman KS Bharat led the team in the first match. Team India will host England in the first Test in Hyderabad from January 25.



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