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India A squad for ACC Men's Emerging Teams Asia Cup announced

By Rediff Cricket
July 04, 2023 18:39 IST
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IMAGE: Yash Dhull will lead the side with Abhishek Sharma being named his deputy. Photograph: BCCI

The Junior Cricket Committee has picked India A squad for the upcoming ACC Men’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023 to be played from July 13th to 23rd in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The tournament to be played between eight Asian nations will be held in a 50-over format.

India A are placed in Group B with Nepal, UAE A and Pakistan A while Sri Lanka A, Bangladesh A, Afghanistan A and Oman A form Group A. The top two teams from each group will advance to the semi-final.


The first semi-final will be contested between Group A topper against 2nd spot holder from Group B while the second semi-final will be contested between Group B topper and 2nd spot holder from Group A on 21st July. The final will take place on 23rd July. 

India A squad: 

Sai Sudharsan, Abhishek Sharma (VC), Nikin Jose, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Yash Dhull (C), Riyan Parag, Nishant Sindhu, Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), Manav Suthar, Yuvrajsinh Dodiya, Harshit Rana, Akash Singh, Nitish Kumar Reddy, Rajvardhan Hangargekar

Standby list of players: Harsh Dubey, Nehal  Wadhera, Snell Patel, Mohit Redkar

Coaching Staff: Sitanshu Kotak (Head Coach), Sairaj Bahutule (Bowling Coach), Munish Bali (Fielding Coach) 

India A fixtures are as below:

India A vs UAE A: July 13, Thursday – SSC

India A vs Pakistan A: July 15, Saturday – SSC

India A vs Nepal: July 18, Tuesday – P Sara Oval

Semifinal 1 (Group A 1st vs Group B 2nd): July 21, Friday – RPICS

Semifinal 2 (Group B 1st vs Group A 2nd): July 21, Friday – P Sara Oval

Final: July 23, Sunday – RPICS

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