Ambati Rayudu replaces Shikhar Dhawan in India `A` squad for England tour game

Chennai: Middle order batsman Ambati Rayudu will replace Delhi and North Zone opener Shikhar Dhawan in the India `A` squad that is to play England in a tour game at Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium from October 30 to November 1.

A statement issued by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on behalf of the senior selection committee said that Rayudu comes into the squad as Dhawan is geting married.

Earlier,the All-India Senior Selection Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) met here today, and picked the India ‘A’ team for the match against the touring England side.

The match will be played from October 30 to November 1 at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.

Uttar Pradesh and Central Zone star Suresh Raina will lead the 14-member squad. The team is as follows:

1. Suresh Raina – Captain

2. Murali Vijay

3. Ambati Rayudu

4. Ajinkya Rahane

5. Yuvraj Singh

6. Manoj Tiwary

7. Wriddhiman Saha - wicketkeeper

8. Irfan Pathan

9. Vinay Kumar

10. Parvinder Awana

11. Ashok Dinda

12. Robin Bist

13. Ashok Maneria

14. Abhinav Mukund

Mr. Lalchand Rajput will be the Coach of the team.