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Cheteshwar Pujara led India A to tour West Indies in June

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Published on: May 30, 2012

An India A side will be touring the Caribbean to play 3 Unofficial Tests, 2 Unofficial T20Is and 3 Unofficial ODIs against West Indies A. Middle order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, who missed out most of the Indian Domestic season with a knee injury will be leading India A.

- By BV Swagath

An India A side will be touring the Caribbean to play 3 Unofficial Tests, 2 Unofficial T20Is and 3 Unofficial ODIs against West Indies A. Middle order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, who missed out most of the Indian Domestic season with a knee injury will be leading India A. Pujara did feature in the IPL for the Royal Challengers Bangalore but was mostly confined to the dug-out as a reserve player.

The Vice-Captain of the India A team is going to be Wicket Keeper Wriddhiman Saha. The other big players of India A include Abhinav Mukund, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Manoj Tiwary amongst the batsmen apart from Pujara and in the bowling Ashok Dinda and Rahul Sharma. RP Singh was also named in the squad initially but he pulled out because of an injury to make way for the impressive Parvinder Awana, who had a great time with the Kings XI Punjab in IPL 5.

Cheteshwar Pujara to lead India AWest Indies A on the other side has leggie Devendra Bishoo, Lendl Simmons and Kraigg Brathwaithe as some of the well known players in its squad for the 1st Test. The West Indies A team will be led by Veersammy Permaul from Guyana.

India A Squad for West Indies Tour:

Cheteshwar Pujara (Captain), Wriddhiman Saha (Vice-Captain & Wicket Keeper), Abhinav Mukund, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Manoj Tiwary, Rahul Sharma, Ashok Dinda, Jalaj Saxena, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Robin Bist, Parvinder Awana, Akshay Darekar, Shami Ahmed

West Indies A Squad for 1st Unofficial Test Vs India A:

Veerasammy Permaul (Captain), Jason Holder, Devendra Bishoo, Nkrumah Bonner, Kraigg Brathwaite, Jonathan Carter, Kyle Corbin, Delorn Johnson, Leon Johnson, Kevin McClean, Donovan Pagon, Lendl Simmons, Devon Thomas

Following is India’s A Tour Schedule of West Indies:

June 2-5: West Indies A Vs India A, 1st Unofficial Test at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

June 9-12: West Indies A Vs India A, 2nd Unofficial Test at Arnos Vale Ground, Kingstown, St Vincent

June 16-19: West Indies A Vs India A, 3rd Unofficial Test at Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia

June 23: West Indies A Vs India A, 1st Unofficial T20I at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad

June 24: West Indies A Vs India A, 2nd Unofficial T20I at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad

June 27: West Indies A Vs India A, 1st Unofficial ODI at National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada

June 29: West Indies A Vs India A, 2nd Unofficial ODI at National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada

July 1: West Indies A Vs India A, 3rd Unofficial ODI at National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada

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