IN-U23 vs AF-U23: India are pitted against Afghanistan in the fourth fixture of ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup tie at Colombo Cricket Club Ground. Jayant Yadav will lead India U23 squad, wherein he is the only player with International experience.
Afghanistan, on the other hand, have named a strong squad featuring several players with a fair bit of International experience. The presence of Najibullah Zadran, Ihsanullah Janat, Karim Janat and Wafadar in the ranks makes them one of the strong units in the competition.
IN-U23 VS AF-U23 PLAYING 11
India U23 Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Ankush Bains
Batsmen – Deepak Hooda, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Himmat Singh, Atharwa Taide
All-rounders – Jayant Yadav, Nitish Rana
Bowlers – Ankit Rajpoot, Prasidh Krishna, Mayank Markande (Doubts: Shivam Mavi, Siddharth Desai, Shams Mulani)
Afghanistan U23 Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Rahmanullah Gurbaz / Ikram Ali Khil
Batsmen – Najibullah Zadran, Darwish Rasooli, Ihsanullah Janat, Nasir Jamal (Doubt: Shahidullah Kamal,
All-rounders – Karim Janat, Ibrahim Zadran
Bowlers – Zahir Khan, Qais Ahmad, Wafadar, Zia-ur-Rehman
IN-U23 VS AF-U23 SQUADS
India U23 squad:(c), Ankit Rajpoot, Nitish Rana,Siddharth Desai, Shams Mulani, Atharwa Taide, PrabhSimran Singh, Ankush Bains (wk), Deepak Hooda, Atit Sheth, Himmat Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shivam Mavi and Mayank Markande.
Afghanistan U23 squad: Najibullah Zadran (c),Darwish Rasooli, Ihsanullah Janat, Shahidullah Kamal, Zia-ur-Rehman, Zahir Khan, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Qais Ahmad, Karim Janat, Ibrahim Zadran, Wafadar, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fazal Haque and Nasir Jamal.