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Rahane, Bawne to lead India A against England Lions

Canindia News – Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The BCCI’s All-India Senior Selection Committee on Saturday appointed Ajinkya Rahane and Ankit Bawne as captains of the two India A one-day squads which will face England Lions in a five one-day match series, slated to begin from January 23 in Thiruvananthapuram.

Summary

  • Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The BCCI’s All-India Senior Selection Committee on Saturday appointed Ajinkya Rahane and Ankit Bawne as captains of the two India A one-day squads which will face England Lions in a five one-day match series, slated to begin from January 23 in Thiruvananthapuram.
  • While Rahane will lead the team in the first three contests, Bawne will captain the team in the last two matches against the visitors.
  • Meanwhile, the committee also picked the Board President (BP) XI squad for a two-day warm-up game, set to be played from February 3 against the tourist.
  • Jharkhand stumper Ishan Kishan will lead the BP XI in the contest.
  • Citing the importance of domestic cricket, the committee did not include members from the teams that have qualified for the Ranji Trophy semis.

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