BCCI’s selection committee on Tuesday (November 9) announced the India ‘A’ squad for the upcoming South Africa tour.
Priyank Panchal has been named the captain of the 14-member squad, which also includes Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Devdutt Padikkal, Sarfaraz Khan, and Baba Aparajith.
Upendra Yadav will don the keeping gloves on the tour while K Gowtham, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Kumar are the spin bowling options.
Navdeep Saini and Ishan Porel feature in the fast bowling department in addition to pace sensation Umran Malik and Arzan Nagwaswalla.
NEWS – India’s squad for T20Is against New Zealand & India ‘A’ squad for South Africa tour announced.@ImRo45 named the T20I Captain for India.
More details here – https://t.co/lt1airxgZS #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/nqJFWhkuSB
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 9, 2021
The India ‘A’ team will play three four-day matches during the South Africa tour, which will get underway on November 23 in Bloemfontein.
India ‘A’ squad for South Africa tour:
Priyank Panchal (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Devdutt Padikkal, Sarfaraz Khan, Baba Aparajith, Upendra Yadav (wicket-keeper), K Gowtham, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Umran Malik, Ishan Porel, Arzan Nagwaswalla