Karnataka   s Karun  Nair will lead the Board President   s XI against Windies starting 29 September in Vadodara ahead of the two-match series, BCCI announced on Friday.
Karnataka s Karun Nair will lead the Board President s XI against Windies starting 29 September in Vadodara ahead of the two-match series, BCCI announced on Friday.

Karnataka s Karun Nair will lead the Board President s XI against the West Indies starting 29 September in Vadodara ahead of the two-match series, BCCI announced on Friday.

Hanuma Vihari, who made his Test debut in the final Test against England earlier this month, and Mumbai s Prithvi Shaw, who was part of the squad, will play against the Windies with Mayank Agarwal and Shreyas Iyer and Maharastra s Ankit Bawne also included in the squad.

Jharkhand’s Ishan Kishan has been named as the wicketkeeper while Kerala s Jalaj Saxena picked as the sole allrounder.

The pace battery includes Kerala s Basil Thampi, Madhya Pradesh s Avesh Khan, Bengal and U-19 star Ishan Porel and Tamil Nadu s Kirshnamoorthy Vignesh while UP s Saurabh Kumar added as the second spinner.

It is a maiden India A call-ups for both Saurabh and Vignesh who had impressed in the 2018-19 Duleep Trophy. Off spinner Saurabh led India Blue to victory claiming 20 wickets in just three matches while medim pacer Vignesh had claimed eight wickets in two matches.

Board President s XI: Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari, Karun Nair (captain), Shreyas Iyer, Ankit Bawne, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Jalaj Saxena, Saurabh Kumar, Basil Thampi, Avesh Khan, K Vignesh, Ishan Porel