Karnataka has rested opener batsman Mayank Agarwal from Mumbai against Ranji Trophy matches against Mumbai starting on January 3 and have not included him in the 15-member squad. But vice-captains Ajinkya Rahane and Prithvi Shaw have managed to make a place in this team. However Mayank Agarwal has been included in the India A team of all formats for the tour of New Zealand. The team will leave for Auckland on 10 January. Seeing the workload of Mayank Agarwal, he was requested to rest.
R Samarth has returned to the team in place of Mayank Agarwal, who has been struggling with bad form for a long time.
R Samarth has returned to the team in place of Mayank Agarwal, who has been struggling with bad form for a long time. He was shown the way out of the team after playing innings of 4 and 0 against Himachal Pradesh in the last match. India’s senior team will tour New Zealand from January 24.The tour will run till 4 March.The Indian team will play 5 T20 matches, 3 ODIs and 2 Test matches on this tour. Karun Nair (Captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Nischal D, R Samarth, Abhishek Reddy, BR Sharath, Rohan Kadam, Shreyas Gopal, Jagdish Suchith, Abhimanyu Mithun, V Kaushik, Prateek Jain, Ronit More, Sharat Srinivas and Praveen Dubey.