Irani Cup: Rahane to lead Rest of India against Vidarbha

The Irani Cup will be played between Rest of India and Ranji Trophy champion, Vidarbha, in Nagpur from February 12.

Ajinkya Rahane will lead Rest of India for the Z.R. Irani Cup to be played against Ranji Trophy winners Vidarbha in Nagpur from February 12.   -  Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will lead Rest of India for the Z.R. Irani Cup to be played against Ranji Trophy winners Vidarbha in Nagpur from February 12.

The selection committee also picked the India A team for the second four-day game to be played against England Lions in Mysore from February 13, a release from BCCI stated.

India Test opener K.L Rahul will lead the A team which includes the likes of Priyank Panchal, Karun Nair, Siddhesh Lad, Jalaj Saxena and Shardul Thakur.

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Rest of India squad: Ajinkya Rahane (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Anmolpreet Singh, Hanuma Vihari, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Krishnappa Gowtham, Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ankit Rajpoot, Tanveer Ul-Haq, Ronit More, Sandeep Warrier, Rinku Singh, Snell Patel.

India A squad: KL Rahul (captain), AR Easwaran, Priyank Panchal, Ankeet Bawne, Karun Nair, Ricky Bhui, Siddhesh Lad, K.S. Bharat (wicket-keeper), Shahbaz Nadeem, Jalaj Saxena, Mayank Markande, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Varun Aaron.