Ashwin to lead India A in Deodhar Trophy

Ravichandran Ashwin will lead India A in the Deodhar Trophy, which will be played in Dharamsala from March 4-8.The BCCI also named the Rest of India squad for the Irani Cup, which will be played in Nagpur from March 14-18.

India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will lead the A side.   -  Getty Images

Ravichandran Ashwin will lead India A in the Deodhar Trophy, which will be played in Dharamsala from March 4-8.

Mohammad Shami will also feature for India A, while India B will be captained by Shreyas Iyer. The two teams will face off against Karnataka—which won the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Tuesday.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday also named the Rest of India squad for the Irani Cup, which will be played in Nagpur from March 14-18. While Karun Nair has been named the skipper of Rest of India, the side will also feature Ravindra Jadeja.

The team will take on Ranji Trophy champion Vidarbha.

SQUADS FOR DEODHAR TROPHY

India A: Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Prithvi Shaw, Unmukt Chand, Akshdeep Nath, Shubman Gill, Ricky Bhui, Surya Kumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan(wk), Krunal Pandya, Mohammad Shami, Navdeep Saini, Basil Thampi, Kulwant Khejroliya, Amandeep Khare, Rohit Rayudu.

India B: Shreyas Iyer(c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Ankit Bawne, Manoj Tiwary, Siddhesh Lad, KS Bharat(wk), Jayant Yadav, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Hanuma Vihari, Siddharth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Umesh Yadav, Rajat Patidar.

 

REST OF INDIA SQUAD FOR IRANI CUP

Karun Nair (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, R Samarth, Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, KS Bharat (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Shahbaz Nadeem, Anmolpreet Singh, Siddarth Kaul, Ankit Rajpoot, Navdeep Saini, Atit Sheth