Rinku Singh added to India A squad for second four-day recreation towards England Lions

Rinku Singh has been added to the India A squad for the second four-day match towards England Lions, to be performed in Ahmedabad from January 24, after earlier solely being named within the squad for the third – and closing – recreation of the sequence.

Rinku, 26, has had a busy 5 months and a bit ever since making his T20I debut towards Eire in August final yr. He was a part of the squad that received gold on the Hangzhou Asian Video games earlier than enjoying the T20I sequence towards Australia, South Africa and Afghanistan.

He made his ODI debut in South Africa in December final yr the place he performed two video games. He additionally acquired his maiden India A call-up forward of the second four-day recreation towards South Africa A in Benoni, although he was not a part of the enjoying XI. Rinku was as a substitute seen within the Indian dugout at SuperSport Park in Centurion through the Boxing Day Check and likewise got here out in its place fielder.

Rinku has to date performed 46 first-class matches through which he has scored 3109 runs at a median of 57.57. He most not too long ago turned out for Uttar Pradesh of their Ranji Trophy third-round match towards Bihar in Meerut. Whereas the match ended on January 22, solely 115 overs had been potential within the recreation throughout 4 days on account of fog and dangerous mild.

He’s but to end up for India A however his addition to the squad comes at a time when the selectors are taking a look at a possible substitute for Virat Kohli, who opted out of the primary two Exams towards England on account of private causes. The likes of Rajat Patidar, Cheteshwar Pujara, Sarfaraz Khan and B Sai Sudharsan are all seen as contenders.

India A squad for second four-dayer vs England Lions

Abhimanyu Easwaran (capt), B Sai Sudharsan, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Rinku Singh, Tilak Varma, Kumar Kushagra (wk), Washington Sundar, Sourabh Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Tushar Deshpande, Vidwath Kaverappa, Upendra Yadav, Akash Deep, Yash Dayal

India A squad for third four-dayer vs England Lions

Abhimanyu Easwaran (capt), B Sai Sudharsan, Rajat Patidar, Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Kumar Kushagra (wk), Washington Sundar, Shams Mulani, Arshdeep Singh, Tushar Deshpande, Vidwath Kaverappa, Upendra Yadav (wk), Akash Deep, Yash Dayal

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