[caption id="attachment_798508" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-798508" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Ishan-Kishan-Facebook.png" alt="" width="628" height="351" /> The talented young Ishan Kishan leads a young BP XI squad, which includes a number of players who have done well in domestic cricket. @Facebook[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Young hopefuls will look to impress in the three-day warm-up game ahead between <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/board-president-s-xi">Board President's XI</a> and the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/england-lions">England Lions</a> ahead of the two-match unofficial Test series beginning in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. <p></p> <p></p>The England Lions have had a tough tour thus far, losing four of the five limited-overs game and will expect to put up an improved show in the longer version. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/england-lions-tour-of-india-rishabh-pant-shardul-thakur-star-as-india-a-go-4-0-up-against-england-lions-797032">Rishabh Pant, Shardul Thakur star as India A go 4-0 up against England Lions</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Led by <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sam-billings/">Sam Billings</a>, who was part of the Chennai Super Kings squad in the IPL last year, the team comprises a handful of players who have featured in international matches. <p></p> <p></p>The lanky Jamie Overton, twin brother of Test player Craig Overton, has performed well on the tour and will look to trouble the host batsmen with his pace and bounce. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/england-lions-tour-of-india-jamie-overton-ben-duckett-lead-england-lions-to-thrilling-one-wicket-win-over-india-a-797774">Overton, Duckett lead England Lions to thrilling one-wicket win over India A</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Billings has scored runs and led well and would be expected to continue in the same vein as against a varied bowling attack of the BP XI. <p></p> <p></p>The talented young <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ishan-kishan/">Ishan Kishan</a> leads a young BP XI squad, which includes a number of players who have done well in domestic cricket. <p></p> <p></p>Jharkhand's left-arm spinner Pappu Roy, rookie Mumbai fast bowler Tushar Deshpande, Andhra batsman Ricky Bhui have earned their places in the side with impressive performances this season. <p></p> <p></p>Kishan, who was part of the India 'A' limited overs squad for the initial games and did well, would hope to lead from the front. Off-spinner Jayant Yadav, who finds himself on the outer after playing a handful of Tests and ODIs, will be keen to work his way back into contention. <p></p> <p></p>The first of the two unofficial Tests between England Lions and India 'A' begins at Wayanad on February 7. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Teams (from): </strong> <p></p> <p></p><strong>Board President's XI:</strong> Ishan Kishan (C &amp; WK), Rituraj Gaekwad, Anmolpreet Singh, Deepak Hooda, Rajat Patidar, Ricky Bhui, Himmat Singh, Mayank Markande, Jayant Yadav, Pappu Roy, Pankaj Jaiswal, Tushar Deshpande, Navdeep Saini. <p></p> <p></p><strong>England Lions: </strong>Sam Billings (c), Dominic Bess, Danny Briggs, Tom Bailey, Ben Duckett, Lewis Gregory, Zak Chappell, Sam Hain, Will Jacks, Jamie Overton, Tom Moores, Ollie Pope, Jamie Porter, Alex Davies.