Sanju Samson to lead Board President’s XI against SL

The 12-member squad is coached by former India spinner Narendra Hirwani.

Wicketkeeper batsman Sanju Samson will lead Board President’s XI in the two-day tour match against Sri Lanka from November 11-12.   -  Special Arrangement

Wicketkeeper batsman Sanju Samson was today appointed captain of Board President’s XI side in place of injured Naman Ojha for the two-day tour match against Sri Lanka from November 11-12 here.

In-form Punjab youngster Anmolpreet Singh, who scored a career-best 267 in the last round Ranji Trophy match against Chhattisgarh, has been named as replacement for Naman Ojha.

The 12-member squad is coached by former India spinner Narendra Hirwani.

The Lankans are here for a full series beginning with the first Test at Eden Gardens from November 16.

The Squad:

Sanju Samson (c), Abhishek Gupta, Akash Bhandari, Avesh Khan, Jalaj Saxena, Jiwanjot Singh, Ravi Kiran, Rohan Prem, B Sandeep, Tanmay Agarwal, Sandeep Warrier, Anmolpreet Singh.