As the juggernaut of the Deidhar Trophy 2017/18 rolls on, Ankit Bawne-led India A will take on the current Vijay Hazare Trophy champions Karnataka in the 3rd and penultimate match of the tournament at the picturesque HPCA stadium in Dharamshala. After losing their opening encounter to India-B, today’s match bores all the important for India A.
When: The encounter between India A VS Karnataka will be played on March 06 starting 1:30 PM IST.
Where: The match will be played at the picturesque HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala.
While Karnataka won their first match comprehensively against India B, India A suffered a pounding at the hands of Shreyas Iyer led India B making today’s encounter a must-win for them
The Vijay Hazare trophy champions Karnataka has been in resounding form in the tournament and will go with the same playing XI that defeated India B.
India A, on the other hand, would be banking on their young U-19 stars to come good in today’s match after a disappointing performance in their previous outing. However, they are most likely to stick to the same playing XI.
Karnataka: Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair (C), Ravikumar Samarth, Pavan Deshpande, CM Gautam (WK), Stuart Binny, Shreyas Iyer, Krishnappa Gowtham, Prasidh Krishna, Abhimanyu Mithun, Pradeep T
India A: Ankit Bawne (C), Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohammed Shami, Suryakumar Yadav, Ricky Bhui, Shubman Gill, Navdeep Saini, Basil Thampi, Ishan Kishan (WK), Krunal Pandya, Prithvi Shaw
Karnataka: While Mayank Agarwal has been in red-hot form throughout the tournament, the likes of Ravikumar Samarth and Pavan Deshpande has been in outstanding touch along with Prasidh Krishna with the ball, and Karnataka would be hoping them to replicate the same come March 6th.
India A: Ricky Bhui was the lone shining light for India A in their 8-wicket loss to India B and the team would be hoping that seasoned campaigners like Krunal Pandya along with upcoming stars in Shubhman Gill, Prithwi Shaw, and Ishan Kishan to come good in the must-win encounter.
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