J&K pace sensation Umran Malik who impressed everyone in the recently concluded IPL season has been selected in India ‘A’ squad for the South Africa tour.
The tour will begin on November 23 in Bloemfontein and will play three four-day matches. The men’s senior team is set to tour South Africa at the end of the year for a full series.
Apart from Umran Malik, the team includes Priyank Panchal (Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Devdutt Padikkal, Sarfaraz Khan, Baba Aparajith, Upendra Yadav (wicket-keeper), K Gowtham, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Ishan Porel, Arzan Nagwaswalla.
Umran is currently playing for J&K team in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
The India ‘A’ call will be a huge boost for the speedster who impressed in the IPL with Sunrisers Hyderabad.