Umran Malik gets India ‘A’ call-up for South Africa tour

Umran Malik. Pic: BCCI/Twitter

Srinagar, November 09: After stunning one and all with his pace in the Indian Premier League (IPL), J&K’s Umran Malik has been included in India ‘A’ for the South Africa tour.

The right-arm pacer will be a part of India ‘A’ contingent led by Priyank Panchal for the three-match four-day series, starting from November 21.

Umran made his IPL debut against Kolkata Knight Riders last month and played three matches representing Sunrisers Hyderabad.

India ‘A’ squad for South Africa tour: Priyank Panchal (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Devdutt Padikkal, Sarfaraz Khan, Baba Aparajith, Upendra Yadav (wicket-keeper), K Gowtham, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Umran Malik, Ishan Porel, Arzan Nagwaswalla

Meanwhile, BCCI also picked a 16-member squad for the T20I series against New Zealand.

India’s T20I squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Mohd. Siraj


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