Robin Uthappa to Captain India A in Limited Overs Matches vs Australia A, Manoj Tiwary to Lead in 4-Day Games

Robin Uthappa has been rewarded for his fine batting performance in the recently-concluded Indian Premier League. Uthappa is in both the limited overs and four-day formats.

updated: June 11, 2014 16:22 IST
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Robin Uthappa was consistent in his performances for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. His good run of form earned him the chance to lead India A in the limited-over series vs Australia A.


Robin Uthappa and Manoj Tiwari have got another opportunity to establish themselves as international players when they were named as captains of the India A squads in the limited over and four-day formats, respectively. The Board of Control for Cricket in India's senior selection committee met in Mumbai on Wednesday to pick the India 'A' squads for the tour of Australia, in July-August.

India 'A' will play two four-day games against Australia 'A,' and will also participate in a limited-overs quadrangular series, featuring South Africa 'A,' Australia 'A,' and Cricket Australia's National Performance Squad.

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