Abhinav Mukund grabs opportunity as India A reach 113 against England at lunch

Abhinav Mukund will lead the India A side against England in the warm-up matches © Getty Images

New Delhi: Jan 2, 2013

Left-handed opener Abhinav Mukund was named captain of the Indian ‘A’ side that will take on England in a warm-up game here on January 6.

The one-day match will be played at the Palam Cricket Ground.

The 14-member India A team will also have Murali Vijay and out-of-favor pacer S Sreesanth.

England will also take on Delhi in their second warm-up game at Ferozshah Kotla ground on January 8 prior to the ODI series against India.

India and England will play a five-match ODI series, starting January 11 in Rajkot.

India ‘A’ squad: Abhinav Mukund (c), Murali Vijay, Robin Bist, Kedar Jadhav, Ashok Menaria, Rohit Motwani (wk), Jalaj Saxena, Akshay Darekar, Ishwar Pandey, S Sreesanth, Rishi Dhawan, Paras Dogra, Mohit Sharma, Rasool Parvez.