Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav (centre) will lead a 15-member India Under-23 squad in Singapore © Getty Images

Mumbai: Jul 10, 2013

BCCI‘s All-India Junior Selection Committee on Wednesday announced the India Under-23 team for the Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup to be played in Singapore in August.

The committee also named the India Under-19 team for the tour of Sri Lanka in July-August.

Mumbai batsman Suryakumar Yadav will lead India against arch-rivals Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nepal in Group A while Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and hosts Singapore are in Group B.

The matches will be played at Kallang Cricket Ground and Singapore Cricket Ground from August 17-25. India’s first match will be against neighbours Pakistan on August 18, after which they will face Nepal on August 20 and Afghanistan on August 22. The final will be played on August 25.

The following is the 15-member U-23 squad: Surya Kumar Yadav (c), KL Rahul (vc), Kaustubh Pawar, Ankit Bawane, Unmukt Chand, Ashok Menaria, Manpreet Juneja, Smit Patel, Prashant Chopra, Jasprit Bumrah, Sandeep Warrier, Harshal Patel, Akshar Patel, Sandeep Sharma, B Aparajith.

On the other hand, the U-19 team will play two four-day games and three one-day games on the tour to Sri Lanka. Maharashtra batsman Vijay Zol, who is leading the side in Australia currently, remains the captain.

India and hosts Sri Lanka will first play the two four-day games from July 23-26 and July 29-August 1 at Dambulla and Kurunegala, respectively. While the three one-day games will be played on August 4, 6 and 8 on the same grounds.

The following is the 15-member U-19 team for the four-day games: Vijay Zol (c), Sanju Samson (vc), Akhil Herwadkar, Shreyas Iyer, Mohammed Saif, Karan Viradia, Shubham Khajuria, D Nischal, Ankush Bains, Atul Singh, Pankaj Jaiswal, Ateet Seth, CV Milind, Aamir Gani, Kuldeep Yadav.

The following is the 15-member U-19 team for the three one-dayers: Vijay Zol (c), Sanju Samson (vc), Akhil Herwadkar, Sarfaraz Khan, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Abhimanyu Lamba, Rishi Arothe, Mohammed Saif, Shubham Khajuria, Ankush Bains, Atul Singh, Ateet Seth, Aamir Gani, Kuldeep Yadav.