New Delhi: India Test cricket captain Virat Kohli will play in the second unofficial Test match for India A against Australia A to start from July 29, the BCCI stated on Thursday.
Kohli who will lead the side against Sri Lanka in the upcoming series, had requested the BCCI to be selected for the second unofficial Test match to be help in Chennai.
The outing will give Kohli a chance to get some good practice ahead of the three-match Test series.
Kohli was not part of the Indian team that played three ODIs and two Twenty20 internationals in Zimbabwe recently
The BCCI selected a 15-member squad for the Sri Lanka series on Thursday.
The India A are currently playing against Australia A in the first unofficial Test match with Cheteshwar Pujara and KL Rahul scoring impressive fifties respectively.