India vs Sri Lanka: Sanju Samson To Lead Board President's XI Against Sri Lanka

Updated: 09 November 2017 21:49 IST

Wicketkeeper batsman Sanju Samson was on Thursday appointed captain of Board President's XI side in place of injured Naman Ojha for the two-day tour match against Sri Lanka from November 11-12.

India vs Sri Lanka: Sanju Samson To Lead Board President
Sanju Samson was appointed captain of Board President's XI side. © BCCI

Wicketkeeper batsman Sanju Samson was on Thursday appointed captain of Board President's XI side in place of injured Naman Ojha for the two-day tour match against Sri Lanka from November 11-12. In-form Punjab youngster Anmolpreet Singh, who scored a career-best 267 in the last round Ranji Trophy match against Chhattisgarh, has been named as replacement for Naman Ojha. The 12-member squad is coached by former India spinner Narendra Hirwani.

The Lankans are here for a full series beginning with the first Test at Eden Gardens from November 16.

The Squad:

Sanju Samson (captain), Abhishek Gupta, Akash Bhandari, Avesh Khan, Jalaj Saxena, Jiwanjot Singh, Ravi Kiran, Rohan Prem, B Sandeep, Tanmay Agarwal, Sandeep Warrier, Anmolpreet Singh.

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Topics : India Cricket Team Sri Lanka Cricket Team Sanju Samson Cricket
Highlights
  • Sanju Samson was appointed captain of Board President's XI side
  • Samson has replaced injured Naman Ojha as captain
  • The two-day tour match will be played from November 11-12
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