Bengaluru, November 13: The All-India Senior Selection Committee has rested Rohit Sharma from India ‘A’s upcoming four-day match against New Zealand ‘A’, to be played at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui from November 16 to 19.
The decision came after the BCCI Medical Team advised rest in consultation with the team management. He will now travel with India’s T20 squad that will leave for Australia on November 16 from Mumbai.
Meanwhile, Karnataka all-rounder K. Gowtham has been included in the squad for the opening match.
India A squad for 1st four-day game against New Zealand A: Ajinkya Rahane (Captain), M Vijay, Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, Parthiv Patel (wicket-keeper), K Gowtham, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Rajneesh Gurbani, Vijay Shankar, KS Bharat (wicket-keeper).