India A Wicketkeeper-Batsman Fails Yo-Yo Test

India A, which will be led by Shreyas Iyer, is all set to compete tri-series tournament along with England Lions and Windies A in England starting from June 17.

Cricket news: The player failed to pass the prescribed 16.1 mark in the fitness test

The tour consists of four practise matches which will be followed by six league games. This will be followed by top two teams making it to the finals.

India A will feature in two practise matches against  Yorkshire and Leicestershire on 17th and 19th June, while the main league matches will start from 22nd June.

Many talented young players in the likes of Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Shubhman Gill and Deepak Chahar will have the opportunity to showcase their skills and talent.

But the young talented wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson will miss the tour as Sanju failed to pass the mandatory yo-yo test, which is a must-pass fitness test which is conducted before any player gets selected into the squad.

The reports in Mumbai Mirror suggested that Sanju failed to pass the prescribed 16.1 mark in the yo-yo test. The India A team has already began their preparations for the tour shortly after they had landed in England.

The tri-series tournament will be very important for the youngsters as the senior team has some important and big matches coming in the future, and the performance in this tri-series whether a player gets selected in the senior team or not.

India A’s updated one-day squad for the tri-series:

Shreyas Iyer(c), Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, G H Vihari, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar, Krishnappa Gowtham, Axar Patel, Krunal Pandya, Prasidh Krishna, Deepak Chahar, K Khaleel Ahmed, Shardul Thakur

Here’s the tour schedule:

Jun 17, Sun

Yorkshire vs India A, 1st practice match

Headingley, Leeds

3:30 PM IST

Warwickshire vs Windies A, 2nd practice match

Edgbaston, Birmingham

3:30 PM IST

Jun 19, Tue

Leicestershire vs India A, 3rd practice match

Grace Road, Leicester

3:30 PM IST

Worcestershire vs Windies A, 4th practice match

New Road, Worcester

3:30 PM IST

Jun 22, Fri

England Lions vs India A, 1st Match

County Ground, Derby

3:30 PM IST

Jun 23, Sat

England Lions vs Windies A, 2nd Match

County Ground, Derby

3:30 PM IST

Jun 25, Mon

India A vs Windies A, 3rd Match

Grace Road, Leicester

3:30 PM IST

Jun 26, Tue

England Lions vs India A, 4th Match

Grace Road, Leicester

3:30 PM IST

Jun 28, Thu

England Lions vs Windies A, 5th Match

County Ground, Northampton

3:30 PM IST

Jun 29, Fri

India A vs Windies A, 6th Match

County Ground, Northampton

3:30 PM IST

Jul 02, Mon

TBC vs TBC, Final

Kennington Oval, London

3:30 PM IST

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