Indian Emerging players set for Australia

Updated: 16 July 2009 11:26 IST

The Indian Emerging Players squad led by Subramaniam Badrinath are leaving on Friday for Australia to take part in Twenty20 as well as 50-over contests.

Indian Emerging players set for Australia

Mumbai:

The Indian Emerging Players squad led by Subramaniam Badrinath are leaving on Friday for Australia to take part in Twenty20 as well as 50-over contests.

The Indians will start their campaign in the Emerging Players Tournament with a Twenty20 game against the Australian Institute of Sports at the Peter Burge Oval in Brisbane on July 20.

They will then take on New Zealand and South Africa in a four-team Twenty20 competition as well as feature in a 50-over contest also involving the same teams, according to the tour schedule released on Thursday by the Cricket Board. The final of the 50-over tournament will be held on August 1.

The Indian emerging players will also have the added benefit of playing with different brands of ball - Dukes Orange, White and Green as well as the Kookaburra White - during the visit.

All the matches are scheduled in Brisbane.

Squad: S Badrinath (Captain), M Vijay, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Manoj Tiwary, Ishant Jaggi, Abhishek Nayar, Bhuvanesh Kumar Singh, R. Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Wriddhiman Saha, Naman Ojha, Pankaj Singh, Dhaval Kulkarni, Pradeep Sangwan, Sudeep Tyagi.

Pravin Amre (Coach)

The schedule:

July 20: T20: India v AIS at Redlands CC, Peter Burge Oval, to be followed by New Zealand v South Africa

July 21: 50-over match: India v South Africa at Redlands CC, Fred Kratzman (No. 2) Oval; AIS v New Zealand at Redlands CC, Peter Burge (No. 1) Oval.

July 23: 50-over match: India v AIS at Redlands CC, Peter Burge Oval; South Africa v New Zealand at Redlands CC, Fred Kratzman Oval.

July 24: 50-over match: India v New Zealand at University of Queensland Cricket Club, WEP Harris Oval; South Africa v AIS at Sandgate-Redcliffe District Club, Albury Oval.

July 26: 50-over match: India v South Africa at Sandgate-Redcliffe District Club, Albury Oval; AIS v New Zealand at University of Queensland Cricket Club, WEP Harris Oval.

July 27: T20: India v New Zealand; South Africa v AIS at Sandgate-Redcliffe District Club, Albury Oval.

July 29: 50-over match: India v AIS at University of Queensland Cricket Club, WEP Harris Oval; South Africa v New Zealand at Sandgate-Redcliffe District Club, Albury Oval.

July 30: 50-over match: New Zealand v India at Redlands CC, Peter Burge Oval; AIS v South Africa at University of Queensland Cricket Club, WEP Harris Oval.

August 1: 50-over match: Final between top two teams at Allan Border Field; match between third and fourth-placed teams at University of Queensland Cricket Club, WEP Harris Oval.



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