Emerging Players to leave for Aus today


The Indians will start their campaign with a T20 game against the Australian Institute of Sports at the Peter Burge Oval in Brisbane on July 20.

They will then take on New Zealand and South Africa in a four-team Twenty20 competition as well as feature in a 50-over contest also involving the same teams, according to the tour schedule.

The unique feature of the tournament will be the use of different brands of ball — Dukes Orange, White and Green as well as the Kookaburra White. All the matches will be played in Brisbane.

DHNS, Agencies

The team: S Badrinath (capt), M Vijay, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Manoj Tiwary, Ishank Jaggi, Abhishek Nayar, Bhuvanesh Kumar Singh, R Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Wriddhiman Saha, Naman Ojha, Pankaj Singh, Dhaval Kulkarni, Pradeep Sangwan and Sudeep Tyagi.

Coach: Pravin Amre; Manager: Vivek Vyas; Physio: Vaibhav Daga; Trainer: Ramji Srinivasan; Video analyst: Laxminarayanan.

The schedule: T20 matches: July 20: India v AIS; New Zealand v South Africa. July 27: T20: India v New Zealand; South Africa v AIS.

50-over matches: July 21: India v South Africa; AIS v New Zealand. July 23: India v AIS; South Africa v New Zealand. July 24: India v New Zealand; South Africa v AIS; July 26: India v South Africa; AIS v New Zealand. July 29: India v AIS; South Africa v New Zealand; July 30: New Zealand v India; AIS v South Africa; August 1: Final between top two teams and match between third and fourth-placed teams.

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